Tuesday May 16, 2006

US date format: 5/16/2006, UK date format: 16/5/2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Chien and Grayson Chrisley. In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Pan's Labyrinth, directed by Guillermo del Toro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Burnt Toast by Teri Hatcher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orange Roughies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auto Assault or CellFactor: Combat Training.
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Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Country: United States of America

Clerks II

Clerks II

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane

X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen

Country: United States of America

Red Road

Red Road

Directed by: Andrea Arnold

Starring: Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston, Natalie Press


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 16, 2006?


  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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  • The United States releases a list of 759 former and current inmates of the Guantánamo Bay prison camp in Cuba after a Freedom of Information Act action was filed by the Associated Press. (Pentagon list) (The Age)

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Sport Games on May 16, 2006

Sport Games on May 16, 2006

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Osasuna - Valencia : 2 - 1
  • Sevilla - Real Madrid : 4 - 3
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TV Series

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Orange Roughies

Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

High Hopes

High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

Sable noir

Sable noir



Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

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Burnt Toast by Teri Hatcher

Burnt Toast


Few women in America are as adored -- and accessible -- as Teri Hatcher. As the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award-winner for her portrayal of ditzy divorcee Susan Mayer

Don'T Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings by Tyler Perry

Don'T Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings


If you can count on one thing from "Madea" Mabel Simmons, star of the smash hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea's Family Reunion, and Madea's Witness Protection, it's that

American Theocracy by Kevin Phillips

American Theocracy


A former Republican strategist and long-time political commentator evaluates today's political climate and the inherent dangers posed by such factors as global over-reach, religious fundamentalism, and ballooning debt, in an account that draws on historical examples while making cautionary predictions …

Full Of Grace by Dorothea Benton Frank

Full Of Grace


The move from New Jersey to Hilton Head, South Carolina, wasn't easy for the Russo family—difficult enough for Big Al and Connie, but even harder for their daughter Maria Graziella, who

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code


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.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Auto Assault

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action MMOG

Publisher: NCSOFT

CellFactor: Combat Training

Platform: PC

Genre: FPS

Test Drive Unlimited

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing, MMOR

Publisher: Atari

Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Angels Online / Angel Love Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3



Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles

  • Dow Rises After Commodity Prices Fall By Bloomberg News. [..]
  • IRA Swaps Could Cost U.S. Billions in Tax Revenue President Bush is scheduled to sign into law on Wednesday an extraordinary deal for high-income people with retirement savings accounts. [..]
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Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $56.81
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $96.30
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $65.10
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.50
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $20.49

Exchange Rates

  • 1 AUD = 0.9252 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8486 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2787 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.0901 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4617 AUD

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