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Sunday 16 July 2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. The Merry Jail, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World Series of Pop Culture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cartoon Network Racing or Arabians Lost: The Engagement on Desert.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Superman Returns

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Singing Estate

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vanity High

Starring: Bianca Noelle, April Sadowski, Dennis Toledo, Joshua Lee

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 2006 ?

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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Famous Deaths:
  • It is reported that Tropical Storm Bilis killed at least 115 people when it hit southeastern China on Friday. (CNN)
  • An Iraqi general claims that a suicide bombing in a Shiite cafe in northern Iraq has killed 25 people. (Newsday)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon crisis:
  • 25 Lebanese are killed in Israeli Air Force strikes in southern Lebanon. (Haaretz)
  • Hezbollah rockets hit the major Israeli city of Haifa, killing 8 civilians and wounding 17. More than a hundred rockets were fired against numerous urban areas in the north of Israel, as far south as Afula, killing 8 civilians and wounding 53. Local train lines and universities closed down. (Jerusalem post)

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.886
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11151
  • Time: Two babies sitting in a bird's nest


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

Twelve Sharp

By: Janet Evanovich

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet! FIRST A STRANGER APPEARSWhile chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers that a crazed ...

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By: John Updike

The terrorist of John Updike’s title is eighteen-year-old Ahmad Ashmawy Mulloy, the son of an Irish American mother and an Egyptian father who disappeared when he was three.

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By: Diana Palmer

Former black ops CIA operative Colby Lane, now retired from his wild years as a mercenary, has found his new calling as assistant chief of security for the mammoth Ritter Oil

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A-VCS-tec Challenge

A-VCS-tec Challenge

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: AtariAge

Battle Stadium D.O.N

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Cartoon Network Racing

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Game Factory

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City Life

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS

Genre: City building games

Publisher: CDV Focus Home Interactive Deep Silver

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Arabians Lost: The Engagement on Desert

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game, visual novel

Publisher: QuinRose & Prototype

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