Thursday July 13, 2006

US date format: 7/13/2006, UK date format: 13/7/2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Cambree Allen . 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 Black Order by James Rollins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Eureka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing or Act of War: High Treason.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)

Events

  • Alaksandar Kazulin, a candidate for President of Belarus against Alexander Lukashenko, is jailed for five and a half years for organising protests against Lukashenko's re-election. (Reuters)
  • A Harrier Jumpjet en route to the Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford crashes onto a road near Tackley in Oxfordshire. The pilot, who managed to eject before impact, was praised for his skill ensuring no loss of life occurred the aircraft went down in a relatively populated area. (Reuters)
  • The United States vetoes a United Nations resolution condemning Israel's military operations in the Gaza Strip. (AFP)
  • North Korean diplomats quickly leave a meeting with South Korea and a U.S. diplomat, and leave the region after a week of diplomacy. (Reuters)
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Movies

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Heavens Fall

Heavens Fall

Directed by: Terry Green

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

My Super Ex-Girlfriend

My Super Ex-Girlfriend

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

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

Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker

Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker

Directed by: Geoffrey Sax

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

Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds

Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds

Directed by: Phillip J. Bartell

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

Dirty Laundry

Dirty Laundry

Directed by: Maurice Jamal

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 2006?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - It's Goin' Down
  2. - Snap Yo Fingers
  3. - Torn
  4. - So What
  5. - Me & U
  6. - Why You Wanna
  7. - Shoulder Lean
  8. - Enough Cryin
  9. - Deja Vu
  10. - Do It To It

TV Series

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Eureka

Eureka

Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

Foursome

Foursome

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Directed by: Philip Alderton

Orange Roughies

Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Days to next July 13

If July 13, 2006 is your birthday you're 14 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Black Order by James Rollins

Black Order

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A sinister fire in a Copenhagen bookstore ignites a relentless hunt across four continents. Arson and murder reveal an insidious plot to steal a Bible that once belonged to Charles Darwin.

A Heckuva Job by Calvin Trillin

A Heckuva Job

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Somehow, despite everything Calvin Trillin wrote about the Bush Administration in Obliviously On He Sails, his 2004 bestseller in verse, George W.

On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn

On the Way to the Wedding

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A funny thing happened ...Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton believes in true love. And he is convinced that when he finds the woman of his dreams, he will know in an instant that she is the one.

Beach Road by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Beach Road

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Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world …

The One Percent Doctrine by Ron Suskind

The One Percent Doctrine

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind takes you deep inside America's real battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists -- a game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing

Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, platform

Publisher: NA Conspiracy Entertainment; EU Data Design Interactive

Bratz: Forever Diamondz

Bratz: Forever Diamondz

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade

Platform: PC

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

Barrow Hill

Barrow Hill

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure

Publisher: Shadow Tor Studios Lighthouse Interactive Got Game Entertainment Akella

Act of War: High Treason

Act of War: High Treason

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • A Mission to Repeal Murphy’s Law Beset by misfortune in the United States, BP has installed a Mr. Fix-It in Robert A. Malone. [..]
  • Boeing Raises 20-Year Forecast Boeing Raises 20-Year Forecast. [..]
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Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $64.15
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $52.03
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $22.37
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.01
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $75.01

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 115.37 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1309 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2292 CHF
  • 1 USD = 7.9924 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 146.44 JPY

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