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Saturday 11 November 2006, Veteran's Day

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to My Love by Justin Timberlake. In UK Put Your Hands Up For Detroit by Fedde Le Grande was in the top 5 hits. Casino Royale, directed by Martin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heavy Sedation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cake Mania or Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Casino Royale

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench

Country: United States

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The Nude Vampire

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Maurice Lematre, Caroline Cartier, Ly Lestrong

Country: United States

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Country: United States

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Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi Lpez

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Heavy Sedation

Starring: Brian Anthony Wilson, Damon Diggs, Rasheda El, Ina Farrell

Country: United States

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Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 November 2006 ?

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
  • Poland - Independence Day (1918)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 11 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Harry Lehotsky: American-born Canadian pastor and activist (Born 1957).
  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II unveils the New Zealand War Memorial in London, United Kingdom, commemorating the loss of soldiers from the New Zealand Army and the British Army.
  • Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports that the Government of Turkmenistan has discovered a ampquotsuper giantampquot field of 7 trillion cubic meters of natural-gas. President Saparmurat Niyazov wants companies from Germany and Russia to build a pipeline to carry the gas. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
  • The United States vetoes a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the Beit Hanoun November 2006 incident and urging for a quick withdrawal of Israel from the Gaza Strip. (Reuters)
  • Aung San Suu Kyi meets with a United Nations official Ibrahim Gambari in Myanmar. It is the first time she has left her house since having been placed under house arrest in May. (AP via NASDAQ)
  • Somali Civil War (2006-present):

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Sport Games on 11 November 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Atalanta : 3 - 1
  • Milan - Roma : 1 - 2
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Cercle Brugge : 2 - 0
  • Beveren - Gent : 1 - 0
  • Club Brugge - Charleroi : 2 - 0
  • Germinal - Waregem : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 11 November 2006
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Bielefeld : 0 - 3
  • Hamburg - M'gladbach : 1 - 1
  • Hertha - Bochum : 3 - 3
  • Leverkusen - Bayern Munich : 2 - 3
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Villarreal : 3 - 1
  • Valencia - Ath Bilbao : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 11 November 2006

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What news were making the headlines those days in November 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.906
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11083
  • Time: He's faltering in Iraq. He's out of favor with his own party. Why this election is all about George


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

The Thirteenth Tale

By: Diane Setterfield

Instant #1 New York Times bestseller “Readers will feel the magnetic pull of this paean to words, books and the magical power of story.”—People “Eerie and fascinating.”—USA

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I Like You

By: Amy Sedaris

The bestselling entertaining guide from America's most delightfully unconventional hostess is now available in paperback! Are you lacking direction in how to whip up a swanky soiree for

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The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid

By: Bill Bryson

From one of the world's most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of One Summer, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950sBill Bryson was

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You: On a Diet

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

AMERICA'S MOST TRUSTED DOCTOR TEAM CRACKS THE CODE ON WAIST MANAGEMENT For the first time in our history, scientists are uncovering astounding medical evidence about dieting.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Stadium D.O.N

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Blazing Souls

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox 360 PlayStation Portable Android iOS

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Idea Factory; NA Aksys Games (PSP); EU Rising Star Games (PSP)

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Cake Mania

Platform: Windows, Adobe Flash Player, Nintendo DS, Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Sandlot Games

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Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Majesco

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Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, platform

Publisher: NA Conspiracy Entertainment; EU Data Design Interactive

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