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Sunday 14 May 2006

US date format: 5/14/2006, UK date format: 14/5/2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bluebell Halliwell . In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Red Road, directed by Andrea Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Omnivore'S Dilemma by Michael Pollan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching High Hopes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia or Cocoto Magic Circus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 14 May 2006

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

Red Road

Directed by: Andrea Arnold

Starring: Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston, Natalie Press

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The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno, Ian McKellen

Country: United States

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Fast Food Nation

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderrama

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Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum, Josh Lucas

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Just My Luck

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Chris Pine, Samaire Armstrong, Bree Turner

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TV Series

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

High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

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Sable noir

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Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

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Tierra de Pasiones

Directed by: José Benavides Jr

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 2006 ?

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bluebell Halliwell: British noted family, the daughter of Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and journalist/director Sacha Gervasi.
See other famous people born on 14 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict:
  • The IDF killed Elias al-Ashkar, the senior Islamic Jihad commander in the Jenin area who was accused of planning several suicide attacks that killed nearly 30 people, including US high-school student Daniel Wultz. Six other Palestinians were also killed. (Miami Herald)
  • The Israeli Navy intercepted a Palestinian boat carrying a large amount of explosives near the Gaza Strip in an attempted smuggling operation. The boat contained about 450 kg of TNT and parts of mines. (Israel MFA)
  • Ahmat Mahamat Bachir, the president of the Chadian Independent National Election Commission, announces that incumbent President of Chad Idriss Déby won the 2006 Chadian presidential election held on May 3 with 77.5% of the vote. The official turnout was 61%, though international observers estimated turnout at 4ndash10%. (Al Jazeera)
  • Organized crime led by the group Primeiro Comando da Capital causes rioting in Brazil and claims over 50 lives. (BBC)

Sport Games on 14 May 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Inter : 2 - 2
  • Chievo - Fiorentina : 0 - 2
  • Empoli - Ascoli : 1 - 2
  • Lazio - Parma : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 14 May 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Offenbach : 1 - 0
  • Burghausen - Aachen : 1 - 1
  • Cottbus - Munich 1860 : 3 - 1
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Siegen : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 14 May 2006
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Castellon : 1 - 1
  • Eibar - Valladolid : 0 - 1
  • Elche - Xerez : 1 - 0
  • Gimnastic - Almeria : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 14 May 2006
Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • AEK - Xanthi : 0 - 0
  • Akratitos - Atromitos : 0 - 2
  • Egaleo - Panionios : 0 - 3
  • Larisa - Panathinaikos : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 14 May 2006

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Lo Que Son Las Cosas - Anais
  2. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  3. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  4. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  5. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  6. Llame Pa' Verte - Wisin & Yandel
  7. Daddy Yankee - Rompe
  8. Un Beso - Aventura
  9. Lo Que Me Gusta A Mi - Juanes
  10. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo


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

The Omnivore'S Dilemma

By: Michael Pollan

One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the YearWinner of the James Beard AwardAuthor of #1 New York Times Bestsellers In Defense of Food and Food RulesToday, buffeted by one

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Dark Harbor

By: Stuart Woods

Stuart Woods's newest bestseller, Dark Harbor, brings us the perfect mix of sexy intrigue and swift suspense that have earned him legions of fans over the years.

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Cobra Ii

By: Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor

Written by the chief military correspondent of the New York Times and a prominent retired Marine general, this is the definitive account of the invasion of Iraq.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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bubble Bobble Evolution

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game

Publisher: NA Codemasters; EU Rising Star Games

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Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Banpresto NIS America 505 Games

Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game Traditional game

Publisher: DSI Games

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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Cocoto Magic Circus

Cocoto Magic Circus

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Wii

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment BigBen Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Attention Shoppers: Low Prices on Shots in Clinic

Walk-in health clinics are springing up in retail stores as an antidote to the expense of full-service doctors' offices. [..]

China Says One of Its Scientists Faked Computer Chip Research

A university scientist who had developed one of China's first homegrown computer chips stole the technology from a foreign company. [..]

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


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Oliver Twist

Studio: DVD release

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Bee Season

Studio: DVD release

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Chicken Little

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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