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Friday 17 November 2006

It was Friday, 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 You: On a Diet by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Strutter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing or AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006.
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 30 days ?

Strutter

Starring: Paul Kaye, Paul Garner, Lucy Montgomery, Thaila Zucchi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Heavy Sedation

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

Country: United States

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We Need Girlfriends

Starring: Evan Bass, Patrick Cohen, Seth Kirschner

Country: United States

America's Game: The Superbowl Champions

Starring: Bruce Willis, Ben Roethlisberger, Martin Sheen, Joe Greene

Country: United States

Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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 17 November 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Ruth Brown: American black singer nicknamed "Miss Rhythm," she was a runaway success of rhythm and blues over one hundred records.
  • Flo Sandon's: Italian singer (Born 1924).
Facts:
  • Sony releases the PlayStation 3 video game system in the USA.
  • The James Bond film Casino Royale is released to theaters in the USA, with Daniel Craig as the new lead actor.
  • Former Uruguayan dictator Juan María Bordaberry is arrested in connection with the 1976 abduction and assassination of two Congressmen. (CNN)
  • In an interview British Prime Minister Tony Blair says Iraq ampquotis pretty much a disaster.ampquot (The Times)
  • The Government of the Netherlands announces it will introduce a bill banning the wearing of the burqa in public, stating that burqas disturb public order, citizens and safety. About 5% of the Dutch population is Muslim, but only a small percentage of those wear the burqa. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.907
  • Time: Picture of DNA strand connecting to a crucifix
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10556

Books

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

You: On a Diet

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

AMERICA'S MOST TRUSTED DOCTOR TEAM CRACKS THE CODE ON WAIST MANAGEMENT For the first time in our history, scientists are uncovering astounding medical evidence about dieting.

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Valley of Silence

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the electrifying conclusion to her powerful Circle Trilogy. Worlds have collided and centuries have elapsed as six people have brought their unique powers, their courage, and their hearts to a battle ...

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Dear John

By: Nicholas Sparks

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORAn angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah.

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, platform

Publisher: NA Conspiracy Entertainment; EU Data Design Interactive

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AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks (NA) Blast Entertainment (EU)

American McGee presents: Bad Day L.A.

American McGee presents: Bad Day L.A.

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, Third person shooter

Publisher: The Mauretania Import Export Company

Bode Miller Alpine Skiing

Platform: PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Valcon Games (PS2) Merscom (PC)

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Crashday

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Atari

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