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Tuesday 16 May 2006

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position 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 Velocity by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orange Roughies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blades of Thunder 2 or Caesar IV.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

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

Country: United States

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Clerks II

Directed by: Kevin Smith

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

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A Scanner Darkly

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

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

Country: United States

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Red Road

Directed by: Andrea Arnold

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

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TV Series

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

Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

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Eine Liebe am Gardasee

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High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

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Sable noir

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Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

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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

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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2006 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Lo Que Son Las Cosas - Anais
  2. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  3. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  4. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  5. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  6. Noche De Sexo - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Aventura
  7. Un Beso - Aventura
  8. Daddy Yankee - Rompe
  9. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  10. Conjunto Primavera - Algo De Mi


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


By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you don’t take this note to the police . . . I will kill a lovely blond schoolteacher. . .

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Burnt Toast

By: Teri Hatcher

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

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Cobra Ii

By: Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor

Written by the chief military correspondent of the New York Times and a prominent retired Marine general, this is the definitive account of the invasion of Iraq.A

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By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blades of Thunder 2

Blades of Thunder 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Summitsoft Entertainment

Bomberman Land Touch!

Bomberman Land Touch!

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle/Party

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games; AUS Red Ant Enterprises

Caesar IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Mario Hoops 3-on-3

Mario Hoops 3-on-3

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

Just Cause

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Square Enix Eidos Interactive (2006–2010)

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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. [..]

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
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9252 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8486 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2787 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.0901 CAD

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Pride & Prejudice

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Just Friends

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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My Date with Drew

Studio: DVD release

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A League of Ordinary Gentlemen

Studio: DVD release

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