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Thursday 18 May 2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. The Da Vinci Code, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Assault Task Force or Bliss Island.
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 ?

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

Mad Labs

Starring: James Quinn

Country: United States

The Angry Video Game Nerd

Written by: James Rolfe, Lucas Zebroski

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

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Pritzker Military Library Presents

Starring: Ed Tracy

Country: United States

It's Not Easy Being Green

Starring: Dick Strawbridge, James Strawbridge, Brigit Strawbridge, Charlotte Strawbridge

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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Over the Hedge

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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Army of Shadows

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Country: United States

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The Illusionist

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 May 2006 ?

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Facts:
  • The post Loktantra Andolan government passes a landmark bill curtailing the power of the monarchy and making Nepal a secular country.
  • Nepali legislators vote unanimously to strip the king (Currently Gyanendra) of his powers, effectively turning the Hindu kingdom into a secular constitutional monarchy. (CBC)
  • Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase of Fiji swears in for a second term after winning the 2006 general election. (BBC)
  • White House Press Secretary Tony Snow is unwilling to either confirm or deny U.S. financial and logistical support for the Alliance for the Restoration of Peace and Counter-Terrorism in Somalia. Previously, such accusations were denied. The current Prime Minister of Somalia, Ali Mohamed Gedi, criticized U.S. support for ampquotcriminals.ampquot (Philadelphia Inquirer)
  • The European Parliament committee examining the claims of para-legal deportations of individuals for torture-based questioning, known as ampquotextraordinary renditionsampquot, reports that it has CIA confirmation that between 30 and 50 individuals underwent such deportations to seven ampquotblack sitesampquot in Asia, Europe and Africa. Those in Europe have reportedly been closed down following the public outcry, but there is still one such site operating in a North African country. (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Nick Furth, 8, of Mine Hill, N.J.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10337
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.876

Books

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

Velocity

By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you don’t take this note to the police . . . I will kill a lovely blond schoolteacher. . .

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You: The Owner's Manual

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

Your All-Inclusive Ticket into the Real World of Beauty Most people think that beauty revolves around all those things that we can see in the mirror.

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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Beach Road

By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Assault Task Force

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Shrapnel Games

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Bliss Island

Bliss Island

Platform: PC, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

Charlotte's Web

Platform: Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega

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Tetris DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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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


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