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Tuesday 17 January 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Grillz by Nelly. In UK That's My Goal by Shayne Ward was in the top 5 hits. Little Miss Sunshine, directed by Jonathan Dayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Year Of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching High Stakes Poker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Charlotte's Web or Bratz: Forever Diamondz.
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 ?

Little Miss Sunshine

Directed by: Jonathan Dayton

Starring: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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Thank You for Smoking

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright, Maria Bello

Country: United States

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Directed by: Eli Roth

Starring: Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson

Country: United States

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The Descent

Directed by: Neil Marshall

Starring: Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid

Country: United States

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The New World

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer

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 17 January 2006 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Famous Deaths:
  • In Scottsdale, Arizona, the 30th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction is held, over six days. The #003 1953 Corvette sells for US$1 million; this is the first existing production Corvette. A 1967 convertible, with 427 ci 435 hp engine sells for US$350,000.

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Sport Games on 17 January 2006

League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brentford - Nott'm Forest : 1 - 1
  • Colchester - Bristol City : 3 - 2
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League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Darlington - Grimsby : 0 - 0
  • Shrewsbury - Mansfield : 0 - 0
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Atalanta - Piacenza : 2 - 1
  • Avellino - Catanzaro : 2 - 0
  • Bologna - Verona : 2 - 1
  • Catania - Cesena : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Jack Abramoff
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Secret Agony of Martin Luther King Jr. -- Jan. 9, 2006
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.858


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

The Year Of Magical Thinking

By: Joan Didion

From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage--and a life, in

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My Friend Leonard

By: James Frey

Perhaps the most unconventional and literally breathtaking father-son story you'll ever read, My Friend Leonard pulls you immediately and deeply into a relationship as unusual as it is inspiring.The

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Mary, Mary

By: James Patterson

Somebody is murdering Hollywood's A-list. Her calling card: "You've got mail." On a family vacation, FBI agent Alex Cross is asked to investigate the shooting of a top actress and an e-mail sent to the Los Angeles Times with shocking ...

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Teacher Man

By: Frank McCourt

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, mega-bestselling author who wore his celebrity with extraordinary grace comes a magnificently appealing book about teaching and about how one great storyteller found his voice.Frank

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine

Platform: Windows, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Himalaya Studios

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Charlotte's Web

Platform: Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega

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Asphalt 3: Street Rules

Asphalt 3: Street Rules

Platform: Mobile phone (Java ME), N-Gage 2.0

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Barrow Hill

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure

Publisher: Shadow Tor Studios Lighthouse Interactive Got Game Entertainment Akella

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Bratz: Forever Diamondz

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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