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Monday 17 July 2006

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Brown . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. The Merry Jail, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Baby Proof by Emily Giffin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World Series of Pop Culture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Wii Sports or Bounty Hounds.
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TV Series

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

World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

The Lab

Written by: Darrel Bristow-Bovey, Charlie Sapadin, Richard Beynon

Starring: Fana Mokoena, Mothusi Magano, Graham Hopkins, Terence Bridgett

Country: South Africa

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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The Singing Estate

Starring: Ivor Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth II, Christine Roberts, John Suchet

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vanity High

Starring: Bianca Noelle, April Sadowski, Dennis Toledo, Joshua Lee

Country: Canada

Movies

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

The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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Click

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Superman Returns

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Brown: Scottish noted family member, the son of Gordon Brown and his wife Sarah.
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Facts:
  • Space Shuttle ''Discovery'' lands successfully on Runway 33 at the Shuttle Landing Facility of the Kennedy Space Center, ending a 13-day mission to the International Space Station. (BBC)
  • In the United Kingdom, the Crown Prosecution Service announce that police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes in the aftermath of the attempted bombings of London on July 21, 2005 will not face criminal charges, although the Metropolitan Police Service is to be prosecuted under the Health and Safety at Work Act. (BBC)
  • A 7.7 Mampsubampwamp/subamp earthquake off the coast of Indonesia causes a tsunami to crash into Java, causing significant property damage and killing over 100 people. Concern is raised over lack of a warning system for the south coast despite warnings from international agencies. (CBS News)
  • At least 40 Iraqis are killed and dozens injured in the town of Mahmoudiya south of Baghdad in an insurgent attack. (BBC)
  • Kofi Annan states that he is working with the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council to deploy an armed force in the Middle East to quell the escalation of conflict between Israel, Palestinian insurgents and Hezbollah. Tony Blair supports the plan. (Bloomberg)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Cowboy hat, bearing presidential seal, with two small feet emerging
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10377
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.886

Books

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

Baby Proof

By: Emily Giffin

A novel that explores the question: Is there ever a deal-breaker when it comes to true love?Claudia Parr has everything going for her.

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses and the basis for the major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.

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Godless

By: Ann Coulter

"If a martian landed in America and set out to determine the nation's official state religion, he would have to conclude it is liberalism, while Christianity and Judaism are prohibited by law.Many

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Sandcastles

By: Luanne Rice

Luanne Rice is that rarest of all novelists who indelibly captures the defining moments in our lives. In this acclaimed bestseller, she takes readers on an unforgettable exploration of the most

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chromehounds

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Mech simulator

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; WW Sega

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Wii Sports

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Aircraft Powerpack

Aircraft Powerpack

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Wild Hare, 2wg Media

Bounty Hounds

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Buzz!: The Big Quiz

Buzz!: The Big Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe


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