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What Happened on September 14, 2006

US date format: 9/14/2006, UK date format: 14/9/2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 14, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Owen Fielding and Connor Fielding. In that special week of September people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. In UK I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by Scissor Sisters was in the top 5 hits. Dor, directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Marley & Me by John Grogan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Underground. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commandos: Strike Force or Army Men: Major Malfunction.
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What the sky looked like on 14 September 2006

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


Directed by: Nagesh Kukunoor

Starring: Ayesha Takia, Shreyas Talpade, Gul Panag, Girish Karnad

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The Sensation of Sight

Directed by: Aaron J. Wiederspahn

Starring: David Strathairn, Ian Somerhalder, Daniel Gillies, Jane Adams

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Away from Her

Directed by: Sarah Polley

Starring: Julie Christie, Michael Murphy, Gordon Pinsent, Stacey LaBerge

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Amazing Grace

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon, Romola Garai

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Directed by: Sean Ellis

Starring: Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Michelle Ryan, Erica Ellis

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Underground

Directed by: Darcy Weir

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The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

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Directed by: Claude d'Anna

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 2006 ?

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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  • U.S. Senate committee approves a bill to give more rights to ampquotterrorismampquot detainees. The White House and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agree that signing the bill into law would end a classified CIA interrogation program, which a recent Supreme Court ruling leaves on tenuous ground. (Wash. Times)
  • U.S. Representative Bob Ney (R-Ohio) has agreed to plead guilty to federal criminal charges related to his dealings with the lobbyist Jack Abramoff according to lawyers and others with knowledge of the investigation. (New York Times News Service)
  • The International Atomic Energy Agency call a United States House of Representatives committee report on Iran's nuclear capabilities ampquotoutrageous and dishonest.ampquot (Washington Post)
  • The United States Department of the Interior’s Inspector General accuses the top officials at the agency of tolerating widespread ethical failures, from cronyism to cover-ups of incompetence. (New York Times)
  • The Ford Motor Company and the United Automobile Workers union agree on a program that will offer buyouts and other incentives to more than 75,000 Ford workers in the United States to persuade them to leave their jobs. (New York Times)

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 14, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
  2. Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
  3. Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  4. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
  5. I Know You See It - Yung Joc Featuring Brandy 'Ms. B.' Hambrick
  6. S.E.X. - Lyfe Jennings
  7. Call On Me - Janet & Nelly
  8. (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me - Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole
  9. Money Maker - Ludacris Featuring Pharrell
  10. U And Dat - E-40 Featuring T-Pain & Kandi Girl
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Labios Compartidos - Mana
  2. Ni Una Sola Palabra - Paulina Rubio
  3. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  4. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  5. Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel
  6. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  7. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  8. Tengo Un Amor - Toby Love Featuring Rakim & Ken-Y
  9. De Rodillas Te Pido - Alegres de La Sierra
  10. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron


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

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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The Afghan

By: Frederick Forsyth

When British and American intelligence discover an al Qaeda operation in the works, they enlist undercover imposter Colonel Mike Martin to pass himself off as Taliban commander Izmat Khan.

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To Distraction

By: Stephanie Laurens

The gentlemen of the Bastion Club have proven their courage while fighting England's enemies, but nothing has prepared them for dealing with that most formidable of challenges: the opposite sex.Deverell,

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Reading Like A Writer

By: Francine Prose

Long before there were creative-writing workshops and degrees, how did aspiring writers learn to write? By reading the work of their predecessors and contemporaries, says Francine Prose.In

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Army Men: Major Malfunction

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: Global Star Software

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Bleach: The Blade of Fate

Bleach: The Blade of Fate

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega Viz Media Shonen Jump

Commandos: Strike Force

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures

Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Driving

Publisher: THQ

Cartoon Network Racing

Cartoon Network Racing

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Game Factory

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
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Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $63.61
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $84.50
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $63.60
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $36.05
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.1205 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9445 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8425 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.3603 CHF

Home videos

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


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The Thing About My Folks

Studio: DVD release

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Dear Wendy

Studio: DVD release

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Saw II

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Get Rich or Die Tryin'

Studio: DVD release

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