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Tuesday 15 August 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. 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. Accepted, directed by Steve Pink, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Judge & Jury by James Patterson and Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gears of War or Race Driver 2006.
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 ?


Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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Step Up

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff

Country: United States

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell

Country: United States

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John Tucker Must Die

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel

Country: United States

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

The Lab

Written by: Darrel Bristow-Bovey, Charlie Sapadin, Richard Beynon

Starring: Fana Mokoena, Mothusi Magano, Graham Hopkins, Terence Bridgett

Country: South Africa

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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 15 August 2006 ?

  • 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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Famous Deaths:
  • 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:

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Sport Games on 15 August 2006

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

  • Time: Picture of a car on fire in Iraq
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10434
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.890


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

Judge & Jury

By: James Patterson and Andrew Gross

Andie DeGrasse, an aspiring actress and single mom, is not your typical juror. Hoping to get dismissed from the pool, she tells the judge that most of her legal knowledge comes from a bit part curling around a stripper's pole ...

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By: Thomas E. Ricks

Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeOne of the Washington Post Book World's 10 Best Books of the YearOne of Time's 10 Best Books of the YearUSA Today's Nonfiction Book of the YearA New

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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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The Glass Books Of The Dream Eaters

By: Gordon Dahlquist

With translation rights sold in twenty-five countries, Gordon Dahlquist’s spectacular and extraordinary debut novel was one of the most-talked-about acquisitions of 2005.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Caesar IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Call of Duty 3

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Wii, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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CellFactor: Combat Training

CellFactor: Combat Training

Platform: PC

Genre: FPS

Gears of War

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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Race Driver 2006

Race Driver 2006

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Codemasters

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