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Friday 18 August 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Accepted, directed by Steve Pink, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Culdcept Saga or Justice League Heroes.
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 ?


Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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Step Up

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff

Country: United States

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell

Country: United States

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John Tucker Must Die

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel

Country: United States

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 2006 ?

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ford Motor Company will idle 10 plants in North America temporarily as it slashes production by 21%. (CNN Money)
  • Australia: The first person convicted under new anti-terrorism laws has been acquitted on appeal. Jack Thomas was convicted in March on two counts of receiving funds from a terrorist network and for carrying a falsified passport. According to ABC News his 5-year sentence was today quashed by the Victorian Court of Appeal, which ruled information obtained during an interview with Australian Federal Police Officers in Pakistan, conducted without legal representation and under threat of torture,
  • North Korea:
  • South Korea said Friday it has no clear evidence that North Korea is preparing for a nuclear test. (CTV NEWS)
  • President Bush pressed participants in six-party talks to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 18 August 2006

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Nurnberg - M'gladbach : 1 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Braunschweig : 0 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Erzgebirge Aue : 1 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Offenbach : 3 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Chateauroux : 2 - 3
  • Brest - Metz : 0 - 1
  • Caen - Bastia : 2 - 0
  • Grenoble - Tours : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 August 2006
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Coventry - Leicester : 0 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.891892
  • Time: Picture of a car on fire in Iraq
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10434


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


By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyNew York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearHow did America begin? That simple question launches the ...

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Dead Wrong

By: J. A. Jance

Juggling a family and a career has never been easy for Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady. Now the impending birth of her second child only adds to her burden, especially when

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The One Percent Doctrine

By: Ron Suskind

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind takes you deep inside America's real battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists -- a game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets

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Dispatches From The Edge

By: Anderson Cooper

Few people have witnessed more scenes of chaos and conflict around the world than Anderson Cooper, whose groundbreaking coverage on CNN has changed the way we watch the news.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Custom Robo Arena

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

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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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CivCity: Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: 2K Games

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Culdcept Saga

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Justice League Heroes

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment DC Comics Eidos Interactive

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