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Friday 13 October 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brooke Morris . 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. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Mary, Mary by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pride Fighting Championships. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Back to Stone or Dead or Alive Xtreme 2.
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 ?

Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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 ?

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Country: United States

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Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi Lpez

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Fiction

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States

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The Sentimental Bloke

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Arthur Tauchert, Lottie Lyell, Gilbert Emery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
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Facts:
  • Record Snowfall in Buffalo, New York and surrounding metro area leaves up to two feet of heavy wet snow, three people dead, damaged trees, and over 400,000 residents without power.
  • Sharp and Fujitsu begin to recall laptop Lithium ion batteries made by Sony. (Associated Press via Houston Chronicle)
  • Vladimir Kramnik beats Veselin Topalov in a World Chess Championship reunification match. (NY Times)
  • Cellulose plant conflict: Demonstrators again block border crossings between Argentina and Uruguay after the World Bank announces its decision to continue funding the disputed paper mills. (BBC)
  • Abimael Guzmán, leader of Peru's ''Sendero Luminoso'' guerrillas, is sentenced to life imprisonment at the conclusion of his retrial on terrorism charges. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 13 October 2006

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Aachen : 1 - 3
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Greuther Furth : 1 - 0
  • Braunschweig - Munich 1860 : 2 - 0
  • Duisburg - Freiburg : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 13 October 2006
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Chateauroux : 1 - 2
  • Brest - Amiens : 1 - 1
  • Dijon - Niort : 2 - 1
  • Gueugnon - Ajaccio : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 13 October 2006
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Southend - Coventry : 2 - 3
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.901902
  • Time: Photograph of a baby and a chimpanzee
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10496

Books

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

Mary, Mary

By: James Patterson

Somebody is murdering Hollywood's A-list. Her calling card: "You've got mail." On a family vacation, FBI agent Alex Cross is asked to investigate the shooting of a top actress and an e-mail sent to the Los Angeles Times with shocking ...

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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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Imperium

By: Robert Harris

In his "most accomplished work to date" (Los Angeles Times), master of historical fiction Robert Harris lures readers back in time to the compelling life of Roman Senator Marcus Cicero.

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Under Orders

By: Dick Francis

Sid knows the perils of racing all too well, but in his day jockeys didn't usually cross the finish line with three .38

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Videogames

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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Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC

Asphalt 3: Street Rules

Asphalt 3: Street Rules

Platform: Mobile phone (Java ME), N-Gage 2.0

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Dead or Alive Xtreme 2

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Sports, casino

Publisher: Tecmo

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