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Friday 16 June 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hips Don't Lie by Shakira. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Click, directed by Frank Coraci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Three Sheets. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Civilization IV: Warlords or Artwork of the game released only in North America..
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 ?

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

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

Mad Labs

Starring: James Quinn

Country: United States

Movies

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

Click

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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Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Starring: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Facts:
  • Evangelist Gilbert Deya is arrested by police at Edinburgh Sheriff Court in relation to allegations by Kenyan police of involvement in child trafficking. (BBC)
  • After ten hours of talks, they agree to form a new Government with representatives of the Maoists included and a new election to be held in 2007. The rebels agree to suspend their people's government.
  • Israeli air strike near Gaza kills one Islamic Jihad militant and wounds two others, reportedly on their way to launch Qassam rockets. No civilians were hurt in the strike. More than a hundred Qassam rockets were launched against Israeli towns in the past week, six of them on Friday. (Israeli MFA)
  • The United States House of Representatives passes a resolution supporting President Bush's policy on Iraq 256-153. (L.A. Times)
  • Surveillance and intelligence reports have confirmed that North Korea is preparing to test its Taepodong-2 missiles on Sunday. (BBC)

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.882
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10357
  • Time: Three images from Iraq, including a mourning Iraqi family member, a soldier holding his head and an

Books

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

The Jury

By: Fern Michaels

Tea. Sympathy. Revenge. The Sisterhood Has Their Own Style Of Justice.The women of the Sisterhood know life isn't fair, but that doesn't mean they have to like it--or let it pass.

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4th of July

By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

The Bestselling New Detective Series of the Decade Just Got Hotter, Deadlier, and More Suspenseful. In a deadly late-night showdown, San Francisco police lieutenant Lindsay Boxer fires her weapon and sets off a dramatic chain of events that leaves a ...

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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Blue Smoke

By: Nora Roberts

Incomparable #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts delivers a tale of gut-level fear, human triumph, and the bonds that carry us through our darkest times…Reena Hale’s destiny was shaped in the destructive—yet fascinatingly beautiful—fire that leveled her family’s ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Allison (novel series)

Allison (novel series)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: MediaWorks

Bleach: The Blade of Fate

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega Viz Media Shonen Jump

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Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Platform: Microsoft Windows Online Game

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ValuSoft

Civilization IV: Warlords

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games (Win) Aspyr (Mac)

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Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Platform: Microsoft Windows Online Game

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ValuSoft


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