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Tuesday 11 July 2006

US date format: 7/11/2006, UK date format: 11/7/2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Heavens Fall, directed by Terry Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Dispatches From The Edge by Anderson Cooper was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Eureka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood+ or CivCity: Rome.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Heavens Fall

Directed by: Terry Green

Starring: Timothy Hutton, David Strathairn, Leelee Sobieski, Anthony Mackie

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Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker

Directed by: Geoffrey Sax

Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Mickey Rourke, Sophie Okonedo, Sarah Bolger

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My Super Ex-Girlfriend

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, Anna Faris, Rainn Wilson

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Dirty Laundry

Directed by: Maurice Jamal

Starring: Rockmond Dunbar, Loretta Devine, Jenifer Lewis, Terri J. Vaughn

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Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds

Directed by: Phillip J. Bartell

Starring: Jim Verraros, Emily Brooke Hands, Rebekah Kochan, Brett Chukerman

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Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

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Directed by: Claude d'Anna

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Drop Dead Gorgeous

Directed by: Philip Alderton

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Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

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Eine Liebe am Gardasee

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 2006 ?

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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Famous Deaths:
  • 209 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India.
  • Tajikistan begins reconstructing the Dushanbe-Chanak highway after the Government of China agrees to loan the Tajik Government $281.2 million of the $296 million reconstruction costs. Tajik President Emomali Rahmonov said, ampquotthe Great Silk Route will return to live.ampquot (Interfax)
  • Liu Xiang of China sets a new World Record for the 110 metres hurdles at the Super Grand Prix in Lausanne with a time of 12.88 seconds. (IAAF)
  • On the 17th day to the abduction of Cpl. Gilad Shalit, his father asks why Red Cross representatives were not allowed to visit the hostage, as established in the Geneva Conventions. (Ynet)
  • An Israeli official states there is neither hunger nor a humanitarian crisis in the Gaza strip. He explains that the cargo terminals to the Gaza Strip are under constant threats, challenging the ordinary transportation of goods, citing numerous terrorist attacks carried out against the crossings. (Ynet)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  2. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
  3. LeToya - Torn
  4. So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
  5. Cassie - Me & U
  6. T.I. - Why You Wanna
  7. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
  8. Enough Cryin - Mary J. Blige Featuring Brook-Lyn
  9. Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  10. Do It To It - Cherish Featuring Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  2. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  3. Angelito - Don Omar
  4. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  5. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  6. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  7. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  8. Como Duele (Barrera de Amor) - Noelia
  9. Me Voy - Julieta Venegas
  10. Nuestro Amor Se Ha Vuelto Ayer - Victor Manuelle Featuring Yuridia


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Dispatches From The Edge

By: Anderson Cooper

Few people have witnessed more scenes of chaos and conflict around the world than Anderson Cooper, whose groundbreaking coverage on CNN has changed the way we watch the news.

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Twelve Sharp

By: Janet Evanovich

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet! FIRST A STRANGER APPEARSWhile chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers that a crazed …

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Wisdom of Our Fathers

By: Tim Russert

What does it really mean to be a good father? What did your father tell you, that has stayed with you throughout your life? Was there a lesson from him, a story, or a moment that helped to make you …

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By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyNew York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearHow did America begin? That simple question launches the …

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

X-Men: The Official Game

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Action, beat 'em up

Publisher: Activision

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CivCity: Rome

CivCity: Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: 2K Games

Aircraft Powerpack

Aircraft Powerpack

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Wild Hare, 2wg Media

Atsumare! Power Pro Kun no DS Koushien

Atsumare! Power Pro Kun no DS Koushien

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game, Sports

Publisher: Konami



Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Horror, Adventure, Science fantasy, Romance, Tragedy

Publisher: Sony Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Airlines Give Some Thought to Food for the Health-Conscious

Several international carriers recently began sharing nutritional information for their menu items and offering lighter alternatives. [..]

Borrowing Rises as Credit Card Use Jumps

Credit card and other types of revolving debt jumped in May by the most since October 2004. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $61.82
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $90.16
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $62.87
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.80
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9226 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8511 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2623 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.0869 CAD

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Wedding Crashers

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Two for the Money

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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VeggieTales: Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Good Night, and Good Luck

Studio: DVD release

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Saw II

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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