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Sunday 15 October 2006

It was Sunday, 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 The Confession by James E. McGreevey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pride Fighting Championships. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia or Dawn of Mana.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

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

Country: United States

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Trawlermen

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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Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • In Hawaii, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurs. Power outages occur throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Damage estimated at US$73 million.
  • Ecuador's presidential election goes to a second-round run-off between Rafael Correa and Álvaro Noboa, to be held on 26 November. (BBC News)
  • Hawaii earthquake: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake and a series of aftershocks hit the U.S. state of Hawaii at 7:07am local time, with an epicentre 9 miles (14 km) NNW of Kalaoa. 95% of power was lost throughout the state. Widespread structural damage on the Big Island is being reported, but no major injuries and no fatalities as of yet. Airports are only accepting incoming flights. (USGS)
  • Israeli police recommend charging President Moshe Katsav with rape, sexual assault and fraud. The final decision on bringing charges is up to Attorney General Meni Mazuz. ( The Washington Post)

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Sport Games on 15 October 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Ascoli - Livorno : 0 - 2
  • Empoli - Fiorentina : 1 - 2
  • Inter - Catania : 2 - 1
  • Lazio - Cagliari : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 15 October 2006
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • FC Brussels - Club Brugge : 1 - 1
  • Genk - Bergen : 5 - 1
See all Football game results of 15 October 2006
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Dortmund : 2 - 3
  • Nurnberg - Bielefeld : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 15 October 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Burghausen - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 1
  • CZ Jena - Unterhaching : 0 - 2
  • Kaiserslautern - Erzgebirge Aue : 4 - 0
  • Offenbach - Essen : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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 Mephisto Club

By: Tess Gerritsen

Evil exists. Evil walks the streets. And evil has spawned a diabolical new disciple in this white-knuckle thriller from New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen.

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The Thirteenth Tale

By: Diane Setterfield

Instant #1 New York Times bestseller “Readers will feel the magnetic pull of this paean to words, books and the magical power of story.”—People “Eerie and fascinating.”—USA

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Social Intelligence

By: Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence was an international phenomenon, appearing on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year and selling more than five million copies worldwide.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Banpresto NIS America 505 Games

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AquaZone: Life Simulator

AquaZone: Life Simulator

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Frontier Groove

Command & Conquer: The First Decade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 11 RTS games, 1 FPS game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dawn of Mana

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Square Enix

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Saints Row

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ (2006-2013) Deep Silver (2013-present)

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