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Wednesday 16 November 2005

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Harry McDermott . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West. In UK You Raise Me Up by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Just Friends, directed by Roger Kumble, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Driven From Within by Mark Vancil was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Accident Investigator. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Altered Beast (2005 video game) or Darkwatch: Curse of the West.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Just Friends

Directed by: Roger Kumble

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris

Country: United States

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint

Country: United States

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Pride & Prejudice

Directed by: Joe Wright

Starring: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn

Country: United States

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Match Point

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer

Country: United States

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Directed by: Barbara Kopple

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Bijou Phillips, Shiri Appleby

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Colbert Report

Starring: Stephen Colbert

Country: United States

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Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Eric Kripke

Starring: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States

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Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 2005 ?

  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Tisch: American football team owner (Born 1926).
  • Henry Taube: Canadian-American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2005).

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What news were making the headlines those days in November 2005?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Secrets of Ambition -- Nov. 14, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10194
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.849


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

Driven From Within

By: Mark Vancil

Michael Jordan is the rare global icon whose celebrity extends beyond his original stage and onto multiple platforms. His relentless determination produced six NBA Championships and some of the most spectacular

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A Million Little Pieces

By: James Fre

Memoir: At 23, Frey spent six weeks in rehab; Oprah's Book Club, announced Sept. 2005; new editions will have an author's note saying Frey ?€œembellished many details?€?. (P, Anchor)

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A Man Without A Country

By: Kurt Vonnegut

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“[This] may be as close as Vonnegut ever comes to a memoir.” –Los Angeles Times“Like [that of] his literary ancestor Mark Twain, [Kurt Vonnegut’s] crankiness is good-humored and

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Do As I Say (Not As I Do)

By: Peter Schweizer

Prominent liberals support a whole litany of policies and principles: progressive taxes, affirmative action, greater regulation of corporations, raising the inheritance tax, strict environmental regulations, children’s rights, consumer rights, and more.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Altered Beast (2005 video game)

Altered Beast (2005 video game)

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up, action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Mario Tennis: Power Tour

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Lego Star Wars: The Video Game

Platform: Game Boy Advance; GameCube; Microsoft Windows; OS X; PlayStation 2; Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Aspyr (OS X); Eidos Interactive (GBA)

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Cal Ripken's Real Baseball

Cal Ripken's Real Baseball

Platform: Windows

Genre: Baseball MMOSG

Publisher: Netamin

Darkwatch: Curse of the West

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NA Capcom; EU Ubisoft

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