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Sunday 13 August 2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August 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. Accepted, directed by Steve Pink, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Marley & Me by John Grogan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auto Assault or TOCA Race Driver 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

The Lab

Written by: Darrel Bristow-Bovey, Charlie Sapadin, Richard Beynon

Starring: Fana Mokoena, Mothusi Magano, Graham Hopkins, Terence Bridgett

Country: South Africa

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Accepted

Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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Step Up

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff

Country: United States

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell

Country: United States

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John Tucker Must Die

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel

Country: United States

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Iraq sectarian violence:
  • Three successive explosions in south Baghdad kill at least 62 people and injure more than 140. (CBS News)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Israeli government endorses the UN Security Council resolution calling for an end to fighting in southern Lebanon. (BBC)
  • A Lebanese government meeting on the disarming of Hezbollah south of the Litani River is cancelled following an announcement by the Shi'ite organization that it was not willing to discuss the subject. (Haaretz)

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Sport Games on 13 August 2006

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Werder Bremen : 2 - 4
  • Wolfsburg - Hertha : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Braunschweig - Paderborn : 0 - 0
  • Duisburg - Koblenz : 2 - 1
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Unterhaching : 1 - 0
  • Freiburg - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 13 August 2006
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lille - Lens : 4 - 0
  • Marseille - Rennes : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 13 August 2006
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crystal Palace - Leeds : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 13 August 2006

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.890
  • Time: Green and pink image of the inside of a cell
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10419

Books

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

Marley & Me

By: John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

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The Long Tail

By: Chris Anderson

The New York Times bestseller that introduced the business world to a future that's already here--now in paperback with a new chapter about Long Tail Marketing and a new epilogue.

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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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Freakonomics

By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AFL Premiership 2006

AFL Premiership 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SCEE

Auto Assault

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action MMOG

Publisher: NCSOFT

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TOCA Race Driver 3

Platform: Mac, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters Feral Interactive (Mac)

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Championship Manager 2007

Platform: PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Mac OS X

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Virtual Programming (Mac)

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Wii Sports

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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