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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.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States

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The Ultimate Gift

Directed by: Michael O. Sajbel

Starring: Drew Fuller, James Garner, Abigail Breslin, Bill Cobbs

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The Hoax

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

Starring: Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, David Aaron Baker, John Carter

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One Night with the King

Directed by: Michael O. Sajbel

Starring: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble, Omar Sharif

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The Contract

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: John Cusack, Morgan Freeman, Jamie Anderson, Alice Krige

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TV Series

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

Simon Schama's Power of Art

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The Underground

Directed by: Darcy Weir

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The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 October 2006 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • 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)

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Say Goodbye - Chris Brown
  2. Money Maker - Ludacris Featuring Pharrell
  3. Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
  4. Beyonce - Ring The Alarm
  5. S.E.X. - Lyfe Jennings
  6. Janet & Nelly - Call On Me
  7. Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
  8. I Know You See It - Yung Joc Featuring Brandy 'Ms. B.' Hambrick
  9. Mary J. Blige - Take Me As I Am
  10. Get Up - Ciara Featuring Chamillionaire
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ni Una Sola Palabra - Paulina Rubio
  2. Mana - Labios Compartidos
  3. Antes De Que Te Vayas - Marco Antonio Solis
  4. Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel
  5. Tengo Un Amor - Toby Love Featuring Rakim & Ken-Y
  6. Noche De Entierro (Nuestro Amor) - Los Benjamins Featuring Wisin & Yandel, Daddy Yankee, Hector "El Father" & Zion
  7. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  8. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  9. Te Mando Flores - Fonseca
  10. Sigo Con Ella - Obie Bermudez


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

For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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Culture Warrior

By: Bill O'Reilly

With three straight #1 bestsellers and more than 4 million copies of his books in print, the most powerful traditional force in the American media now takes off his gloves in

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The Mission Song

By: John le Carré

"Gripping and moving. . . . A marvelous return to the John le Carre of old, with all the captivating characters, finely rendered landscapes, and messy complexities that have always powered

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The Road

By: Cormac McCarth

Father and son journey alone through a desolate America; movie; Pulitzer; Oprah's Book Club, March 2007. (P, Vintage)

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Back to Stone

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: EU Neko Entertainment / Big Ben Interactive; NA Graffiti Entertainment / O~3 Entertainment

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Assault Heroes

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Windows PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sierra Online, Konami (PSN)

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Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII

Platform: PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, arcade

Genre: Flight combat

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Driving

Publisher: THQ

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Bone: The Great Cow Race

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Telltale Games

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A League of Ordinary Gentlemen

Studio: DVD release

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The Dying Gaul

Studio: DVD release

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King Kong

Studio: DVD release

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The Greatest Game Ever Played

Studio: DVD release

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