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Tuesday 15 August 2006

US date format: 8/15/2006, UK date format: 15/8/2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Invincible, directed by Ericson Core, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Can'T Wait To Get To Heaven by Fannie Flagg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Dragon or Cabela's African Safari.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Invincible

Directed by: Ericson Core

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway

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Sandwich

Directed by: Anees Bazmee

Starring: Govinda, Raveena Tandon, Mahima Chaudhry, Mohnish Bahl

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How to Eat Fried Worms

Directed by: Bob Dolman

Starring: Luke Benward, Hallie Eisenberg, Adam Hicks, Austin Rogers

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Satan's Playground

Directed by: Dante Tomaselli

Starring: Felissa Rose, Salvatore Paul Piro, Danny Lopes, Ellen Sandweiss

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Kenny

Directed by: Clayton Jacobson

Starring: Shane Jacobson, Travis Golland, Chris Davis, Alf Scerri

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TV Series

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

The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Eureka

Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

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Foursome

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

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Drop Dead Gorgeous

Directed by: Philip Alderton

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visits the Yasukuni Shrine, drawing many protests from around the region. (San Francisco Chronicle).
  • Former U.S. President Gerald Ford is admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. (Reuters)
  • The United Kingdom government is to seek Parliamentary approval to grant posthumous pardons for over 300 soldiers executed for cowardice during the First World War. The soldiers' families have long claimed that they were suffering from shell shock (Post traumatic stress disorder). (BBC)
  • New Jersey Transit says that service has been suspended between New York's Penn Station and Secaucus due to a suspicious item found on the tracks east of the Secaucus junction. (WABC New York)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:

Sport Games on 15 August 2006

Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burton - Kidderminster : 1 - 1
  • Dag and Red - Oxford : 0 - 1
  • Exeter - Forest Green : 1 - 0
  • Gravesend - Tamworth : 4 - 1
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Planetary positions on August 15, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
  2. Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
  3. Cassie - Me & U
  4. Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
  5. Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  6. (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me - Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole
  7. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
  8. So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
  9. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  10. LeToya - Torn
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Labios Compartidos - Mana
  2. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  3. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  4. Angelito - Don Omar
  5. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  6. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  7. Estoy Con El Y Pienso En Ti - Anais
  8. La Botella - Mach & Daddy
  9. No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
  10. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo

Books

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

Can'T Wait To Get To Heaven

By: Fannie Flagg

Combining southern warmth with unabashed emotion and side-splitting hilarity, Fannie Flagg takes readers back to Elmwood Springs, Missouri, where the most unlikely and surprising experiences of a high-spirited octogenarian inspire a

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses and the basis for the major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.

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Coming Out

By: Danielle Steel

Olympia Crawford Rubinstein has a busy legal career, a solid marriage, and a way of managing her thriving family with grace, humor, and boundless energy.

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Break No Bones

By: Kathy Reichs

To some, the dead are a commodity. For Tempe Brennan, they hold the key to cracking a horrific crime ring.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's African Safari

Cabela's African Safari

Platform: Xbox 360, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Hunting

Publisher: Activision Value

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts: Ultimate Challenge

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts: Ultimate Challenge

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: Activision

Aircraft Powerpack

Aircraft Powerpack

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Wild Hare, 2wg Media

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Blue Dragon

Blue Dragon

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Agencies Are Watching as Ads Go Online

Ad agencies are becoming used to having their work transformed from a polished spot into a mock ad on YouTube. [..]

Maybe the Toughest Job Aloft

Flight attendants, whose profession was once considered glamorous, have seen workloads and stress levels rise, but not their pay. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $62.41
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $80.50
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $61.08
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $33.70
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.102 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9459 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.858 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.3423 CHF

Home videos

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

Hustle & Flow

Studio: DVD release

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The Weather Man

Studio: DVD release

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The Fog

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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National Lampoon's Barely Legal

Studio: DVD release

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Jarhead

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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