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Tuesday 13 June 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hips Don't Lie by Shakira. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Monster House, directed by Gil Kenan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity by John Stossel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Three Sheets. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: Empire at War or Marvel: Ultimate Alliance.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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The Singing Estate

Starring: Ivor Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth II, Christine Roberts, John Suchet

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vanity High

Starring: Bianca Noelle, April Sadowski, Dennis Toledo, Joshua Lee

Country: Canada

Summer in America

Starring: Tom George, Rachana Nair, Ambika, Sush Nayar

Country: India

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Starring: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 June 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
  • Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
  • Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
  • Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • USA ? World Children's Day
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Facts:
  • U.S. Supreme Court, in its decision of ''Hill v. McDonough'', allows challenge of constitutionality of lethal injection. (Chicago Tribune)
  • In ''House v. Bell'', the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that new DNA forensic evidence is permissible during post-conviction appeals for death row inmates. (Washington Post)
  • The cancellation of end-of-the-year exams and a nationwide strike by teachers protesting low pay sparks a large scale riot in the Guinean capital of Conakry. 16 people are killed. (CNN)
  • U.S. President George W. Bush makes a surprise 5-hour visit to Iraq to meet with newly named Prime Minister of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki, President of Iraq Jalal Talibani, national political leaders and U.S. troops. The visit was kept a secret from al-Maliki until five minutes before they met. (MSNBC)
  • Israeli investigation brings evidence that a buried explosive device caused the Gaza beach blast in which seven Palestenian civilians were killed, rather than an artillery shelling as stated by the Hamas-led Palestenian government. A former Pentagon official paid by the Human Rights Watch organization asserts than an Israeli shelling caused the tragedy. United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan retracts earlier skeptic remarks he made on Israel's position on the incident. Süddeutsche Zeitung

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  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10357
  • Time: Three images from Iraq, including a mourning Iraqi family member, a soldier holding his head and an
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10356

Books

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

Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity

By: John Stossel

A mericas favorite investigative reporter, John Stossel, tackles our favorite myths in his characteristic style and challenges us to look at life differently.

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Telegraph Days

By: Larry McMurtry

Not since the publication of his own beloved classic Lonesome Dove has there been a novel like this one -- another big, brilliant, unputdownable saga of the West from Larry McMurtry.

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The Book Of The Dead

By: Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

An FBI agent, rotting away in a high-security prison for a murder he did not commit...His brilliant, psychotic brother, about to perpetrate a horrific crime...A

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Star Wars: Empire at War

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: LucasArts

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Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC

Commandos: Strike Force

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Platform: Xbox Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox 360 Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable Wii PlayStation 3

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Activision

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