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Friday 17 June 2005

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mallory Web . In that special week of June people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK Axel F by Crazy Frog was in the top 5 hits. War of the Worlds, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while 1776 by David McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Video Game Vixens. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conker: Live & Reloaded or Cross Racing Championship Extreme 2005.
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 ?

Video Game Vixens

Starring: Mandie Braxton, Jake Bronstein, Joy Giovanni, Cecily Knobler

Country: United States

The Thick of It

Starring: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Office

Written by: Greg Daniels, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant

Starring: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

Country: United States

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Help

Starring: Paul Whitehouse, Chris Langham, Alison King

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Written by: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko

Starring: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena, Dee Bradley Baker

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

War of the Worlds

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins

Country: United States

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Po zakonu

Directed by: Lev Kuleshov

Starring: Aleksandra Khokhlova, Sergei Komarov, Vladimir Fogel

Country: United States

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Batman Begins

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Cayden Boyd, George Lopez, Kristin Davis

Country: United States

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Howl's Moving Castle

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Chieko Baish, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sam Loeb: American comic book writer (Born 1988).
  • Karl Mueller: American bass player (Soul Asylum) (d. 2005).
Facts:
  • Because of "quadruple-witching" options and futures expiration, the New York Stock Exchange sees the heaviest first-hour trading on record. 704 million shares are traded between 9:30-10:30 A.M. (1.92 billion shares for the day).
  • A 6.7 aftershock, which followed a 5.3 earthquake the previous day, hits California, making it the fourth earthquake since June 12 in California.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.825
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Home $weet Home -- June 13, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10051

Books

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

Freakonomics

By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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1776

By: David McCullough

America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led ...

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

By: Ann Brashares

The first novel in the wildly popular #1 New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, from the author of The Whole Thing Together and The Here and Now.

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The Nosy Neighbor

By: Fern Michaels

Lucy Baker walks away from her high-flying legal career when she successfully defends yet another heinous criminal. Almost a year after her life-changing decision, Lucy has never been happier.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Advent Rising

Platform: Windows; Xbox; OnLive

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Buzz!: The Music Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, Music

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Clubhouse Games

Platform: Nintendo DS DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Conker: Live & Reloaded

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Action, platforming, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Cross Racing Championship Extreme 2005

Cross Racing Championship Extreme 2005

Platform: PC

Publisher: Invictus Games


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