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Thursday 16 November 2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to My Love by Justin Timberlake. In UK Put Your Hands Up For Detroit by Fedde Le Grande was in the top 5 hits. Deja Vu, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Collectors by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Strutter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcana Heart or Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade.
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 ?

Heavy Sedation

Starring: Brian Anthony Wilson, Damon Diggs, Rasheda El, Ina Farrell

Country: United States

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Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Deja Vu

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel

Country: United States

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Casino Royale

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench

Country: United States

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The Nude Vampire

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Maurice Lematre, Caroline Cartier, Ly Lestrong

Country: United States

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • 2006 Tonga riots:
  • Ségolène Royal wins the Socialist Party's nomination to run for President of France in next year's election she becomes France's first-ever female presidential candidate representing a major party. (BBC)
  • Nancy Pelosi is unanimously nominated by the Democratic Party to become the next Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Steny Hoyer wins the election over Jack Murtha to become Majority Leader. (Reuters)
  • Democratic Republic of Congo presidential candidate Jean-Pierre Bemba has rejected election results that gave victory to Joseph Kabila. (BBC)
  • The United Nations hold high-level talks in Ethiopia to find new ways for solving the crisis in the war-torn Sudanese region of Darfur. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Picture of DNA strand connecting to a crucifix
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10556
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.906

Books

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

The Collectors

By: David Baldacci

Oliver Stone and his Camel Club are in a race to stop a man who is determined to auction off America to the highest bidder: Roger Seagraves is selling America to her enemies, one devastating secret at a time.

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Thunderstruck

By: Erik Larson

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City, a true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush”In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson

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H.R.H.

By: Danielle Steel

In a novel where ancient traditions conflict with reality and the pressures of modern life, a young European princess proves that simplicity, courage, and dignity win the day and

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Lisey'S Story

By: Stephen King

Now in paperback, from the acclaimed #1 New York Times and undisputed King of Horror Stephen King, comes the story of a writer’s widow who must confront his demons after his

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Videogames

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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Buzz!: The Big Quiz

Buzz!: The Big Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Deal or No Deal

Platform: DVD player, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Wii, Windows

Genre: Trivia

Publisher: Mindscape (EU, PC/NDS) DSI Games (NA, NDS/GBA) Imagination Entertainment (DVD) Global Star Software (NA, PC) Zoo Games (Wii)

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Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game Traditional game

Publisher: DSI Games

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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade

Platform: PC

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

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