Wednesday 11 October 2006
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake.
In UK America by Razorlight was in the top 5 hits.
The Prestige, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while For One More Day by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Simon Schama's Power of Art.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures or Bone: The Great Cow Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 October 2006
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 October 2006 ?
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- Cory Lidle: American athlete, a pro baseball player (a pitcher) and fraternal twin who crashed his plane into a New York high-rise building in October 11, 2006.
- New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle is killed (born 1972), along with his flight instructor, when his plane crashes into a building in New York City's Upper East Side.
- Minutes from the United States Federal Reserve meeting held on September 20 predict a ampquotmodestly better inflation outlookampquot due to a softening economy and lower energy prices. The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady. (Fox News)
- Iraq War:
- An estimated 655,000 Iraqis have died since 2003 who might still be alive but for the US-led invasion, according to a survey by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study is in dispute though since The Iraqi Ministry of Health places the death toll at 50,000. (Reuters)
- Twelve people have died following a train crash at Zoufftgen in north-east France, near the Luxembourg border. (BBC)
- 2006 North Korean nuclear testing
- A North Korean official stationed in Beijing tells the Yonhap news agency that ampquotIf all out sanctions are implemented, we will take it as a declaration of warampquot. (News Limited)
- Kim Yong-nam, North Korea's number two leader, tells the Japanese news agency Kyodo that North Korea will have no choice but to take physical steps if the United States continues to adopt a hostile attitude towards it. (AFP via ABC Australia)
- A United Nations report declares that abuse of children is ampquotwidespread and toleratedampquot in many parts of the world. A separate report by charity Save the Children states that more than a million children around the world are in prison. (BBC)
- In Melbourne, Australia, the Eureka Tower residential building is officially opened. At 297.5m (976ft), the structure is the second tallest skyscraper in the Southern Hemisphere, and the second tallest residential building in the world.
- In the International Space Station Gyro Failures may spell doom if focus of next Shuttle mission is not changed.
- In New York, It is officially declared ampquotFinal Fantasy XIIampquot day.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2006 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Say Goodbye - Chris Brown
- Money Maker - Ludacris Featuring Pharrell
- Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
- Beyonce - Ring The Alarm
- S.E.X. - Lyfe Jennings
- Janet & Nelly - Call On Me
- Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
- I Know You See It - Yung Joc Featuring Brandy 'Ms. B.' Hambrick
- Mary J. Blige - Take Me As I Am
- Get Up - Ciara Featuring Chamillionaire
Top #10 Latin songs
- Ni Una Sola Palabra - Paulina Rubio
- Mana - Labios Compartidos
- Antes De Que Te Vayas - Marco Antonio Solis
- Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel
- Tengo Un Amor - Toby Love Featuring Rakim & Ken-Y
- Noche De Entierro (Nuestro Amor) - Los Benjamins Featuring Wisin & Yandel, Daddy Yankee, Hector "El Father" & Zion
- Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
- Down - RKM & Ken-Y
- Te Mando Flores - Fonseca
- Sigo Con Ella - Obie Bermudez
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?