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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 Lifeguard by James Patterson, 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 Blackwell or Dark and Light.
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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

Trawlermen

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

Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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The Singing Estate

Starring: Ivor Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth II, Christine Roberts, John Suchet

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Accepted

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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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:

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Angels Fall

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts explores the wilds of the Grand Tetons—and the mysteries of love, murder, and madness—in this engrossing and passionate novel.The

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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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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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Lifeguard

By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Another Century's Episode 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto

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Blackwell

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Wadjet Eye Games

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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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Dark and Light

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Farlan Entertainment

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Army Men: Major Malfunction

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: Global Star Software

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