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Saturday 14 October 2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pride Fighting Championships. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: The Sports Quiz or Dave Mirra BMX Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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Written by: James Manos Jr.

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

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 2006 ?

  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • College football brawl between University of Miami and Florida International University leads to suspensions of 31 players of both teams.
  • Six Palestinians from the armed wing of the militant group Hamas have been killed in an Israeli incursion into the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials say. (BBC)
  • Thousands of people have been attending mass ceremonies in India at which hundreds of low-caste Hindus (Dalits) converted to Buddhism and Christianity. (BBC)
  • 2006 North Korean nuclear testing
  • The United Nations Security Council adopts Resolution 1718, imposing sanctions on North Korea in response to its recent nuclear test. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 14 October 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Sampdoria - Milan : 1 - 1
  • Siena - Messina : 3 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Gent : 0 - 1
  • Charleroi - St Truiden : 2 - 1
  • Lierse - Beveren : 0 - 1
  • Lokeren - Germinal : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 14 October 2006
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Hertha : 4 - 2
  • Bochum - Werder Bremen : 0 - 6
  • Hamburg - Schalke 04 : 1 - 2
  • Hannover - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 14 October 2006
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Recreativo : 2 - 1
  • Getafe - Real Madrid : 1 - 0
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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


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

Fragile Things

By: Neil Gaiman

“A prodigiously imaginative collection.”—New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice “Dazzling tales from a master of the fantastic.”—Washington Post Book World Fragile Things is a sterling collection of exceptional tales from Neil Gaiman,

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Dark Celebration

By: Christine Feehan

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With her erotically charged Carpathian tales, Christine Feehan has enthralled a legion of fans, captivating them with a seductive world and the unforgettable characters-both human

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The Confession

By: James E. McGreevey

In August 2004, Governor James E. McGreevey of New Jersey made history when he stepped before microphones, declared "My truth is that I am a gay American," and announced his resignation.

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The Road

By: Cormac McCarth

Father and son journey alone through a desolate America; movie; Pulitzer; Oprah's Book Club, March 2007. (P, Vintage)

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Dave Mirra BMX Challenge

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Wii

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: NA Crave Entertainment; EU Oxygen Interactive (PSP); EU 505 Games (Wii)

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The Ant Bully

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Midway Games

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Classic British Motor Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bold Games

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