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Friday 17 February 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Check On It by Beyonce. In UK Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was in the top 5 hits. Lucky Number Slevin, directed by Paul McGuigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tierra de Pasiones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Broken Sword: The Angel of Death or Danny Phantom: Urban Jungle.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lucky Number Slevin

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Country: United States

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After the Wedding

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

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Directed by: Anders Banke

Starring: Petra Nielsen, Carl-Åke Eriksson, Grete Havnesköld, Emma Åberg

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Directed by: Neil Armfield

Starring: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge

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Find Me Guilty

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage, Ron Silver, Alex Rocco

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TV Series

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

Tierra de Pasiones

Directed by: José Benavides Jr

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Directed by: Julius Schultheiß

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Classical Destinations

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Maddigan's Quest

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Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 2006 ?

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bill Cowsill: Newport, Rhode Island -- Rock guitarist / vocals (Cowsills-We Can Fly).
  • A massive mudslide occurs in Southern Leyte, Philippines; the official death toll is set at 1,126.

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Sport Games on 17 February 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - FC Brussels : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Braunschweig - Dresden : 1 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Freiburg : 1 - 1
  • Munich 1860 - Offenbach : 1 - 1
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Brest : 1 - 1
  • Clermont - Bastia : 2 - 0
  • Guingamp - Creteil : 0 - 0
  • Istres - Grenoble : 2 - 1
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lyon - Nantes : 3 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
  2. Unpredictable - Jamie Foxx Featuring Ludacris
  3. Ne-Yo - So Sick
  4. Check On It - Beyonce Featuring Slim Thug
  5. Grillz - Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
  6. Chris Brown - Yo (Excuse Me Miss)
  7. Keyshia Cole - Love
  8. Busta Rhymes - Touch It
  9. Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It - Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Lil Peanut & Charlay
  10. Mariah Carey - Don't Forget About Us
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Daddy Yankee - Rompe
  2. Contra Viento Y Marea - Intocable
  3. Ella Y Yo - Aventura Featuring Don Omar
  4. Angel & Khriz - Ven Bailalo
  5. Wisin & Yandel - Rakata
  6. Llame Pa' Verte - Wisin & Yandel
  7. Mayor Que Yo - Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny Tun Tun, Wisin & Yandel & Hector
  8. La Tortura - Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz
  9. RBD - Nuestro Amor
  10. Cuentale - Ivy Queen


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

At First Sight

By: Nicholas Sparks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Nicholas Sparks comes a novel that beautifully portrays how the emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.There

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Changing Faces

By: Kimberla Lawson Roby

Meet Whitney, Taylor, and Charisse, three women who have been best friends since high school. However, this devoted troika is about to discover a wave of unexpected troubles.Whitney

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

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.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Broken Sword: The Angel of Death

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: NA DreamCatcher Interactive

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Danny Phantom: Urban Jungle

Platform: Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS

Genre: Side-scroller

Publisher: THQ

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Atari

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Bode Miller Alpine Skiing

Platform: PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Valcon Games (PS2) Merscom (PC)

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Command & Conquer: The First Decade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 11 RTS games, 1 FPS game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

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


Studio: DVD release

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The Ice Harvest

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Good Night, and Good Luck

Studio: DVD release

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Paradise Now

Studio: DVD release

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Little Manhattan

Studio: DVD release

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