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Tuesday 16 May 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. 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. The Da Vinci Code, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Everyman by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcana Heart or Bode Miller Alpine Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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Over the Hedge

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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Army of Shadows

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Country: United States

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The Illusionist

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

Mad Labs

Starring: James Quinn

Country: United States

The Angry Video Game Nerd

Written by: James Rolfe, Lucas Zebroski

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

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Pritzker Military Library Presents

Starring: Ed Tracy

Country: United States


Starring: Tomokazu Sugita, Rie Kugimiya, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Satsuki Yukino

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 2006 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nicole Chien: Filipina daughter of noted parent, her mother is singer/actress Lea Salonga who made a splash in the US in the play "Miss Saigon: and her husband Robert Chien.
  • Grayson Chrisley: Reality Star.
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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. (The Age)
  • Darfur conflict: The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously to initiate the process which would lead to a UN peacekeeping force relieving the beleaguered African Union peacekeepers in the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan. The Government of Sudan opposes the move. (VoA)
  • Italian centre-left leader Romano Prodi is given the mandate to form a new government by President Giorgio Napolitano. Prodi is supposed to present his list of ministers on May 17. (BBC)
  • At least 23 people have been killed in a shooting and bombing attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, police say. (BBC)
  • Mark Inglis, a New Zealander, became the first double-amputee to climb Mount Everest

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Sport Games on 16 May 2006

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Osasuna - Valencia : 2 - 1
  • Sevilla - Real Madrid : 4 - 3
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 2006?

  • Time: Nick Furth, 8, of Mine Hill, N.J.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10337
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.876


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


By: Philip Roth

Philip Roth's new novel is a candidly intimate yet universal story of loss, regret, and stoicism. The bestselling author of The Plot Against America now turns his attention from "one family's

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The Omnivore'S Dilemma

By: Michael Pollan

One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the YearWinner of the James Beard AwardAuthor of #1 New York Times Bestsellers In Defense of Food and Food RulesToday, buffeted by one

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By: David Maraniss

On New Year's Eve 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente died a hero's death, killed in a plane crash as he attempted to deliver food and

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Beach Road

By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcana Heart

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Examu Inc., AQ Interactive, Atlus, Arc System Works, Aksys Games, Zen United, NIS America

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CivCity: Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: 2K Games

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Mario Hoops 3-on-3

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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ATV Offroad Fury 4

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Bode Miller Alpine Racing

Bode Miller Alpine Racing

Platform: BREW, Java ME

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Abandon Mobile

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