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Wednesday 18 October 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. In UK America by Razorlight was in the top 5 hits. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Motor Mouth by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pride Fighting Championships. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armored Core 4 or Dark and Light.
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TV Series

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

Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi Lpez

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Fiction

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States

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The Sentimental Bloke

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Arthur Tauchert, Lottie Lyell, Gilbert Emery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
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Facts:
  • United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in Tokyo for talks with Japanese officials amid fears North Korea could be readying for a second nuclear test. (USA Today)
  • Tamil Tiger rebels are suspected to be responsible for attacks on a Sri Lankan navy base and an adjoining port in the southern city of Galle, police and military officers claim. (CNN)
  • Chilean police detain 366 high school student protestors in Santiago, and use tear gas and water cannons to disperse their one day strike which called on the government to reform the education law, originally enacted under Augusto Pinochet. (Deutsche Presse-Agentur)

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  • Colchester - Sheffield Weds : 4 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Photo of an elephant's backside
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10514
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.901902

Books

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

Motor Mouth

By: Janet Evanovich

Miami is still freakin' humid. The nights are even hotter. And there's a body on ice. And that's just the beginning of this adrenaline-rush of a hot-wired ride from phenomenal number

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In The Line Of Fire

By: Pervez Musharraf

According to Time magazine, Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf holds "the world's most dangerous job." He has twice come within inches of assassination.

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The Thirteenth Tale

By: Diane Setterfield

Instant #1 New York Times bestseller “Readers will feel the magnetic pull of this paean to words, books and the magical power of story.”—People “Eerie and fascinating.”—USA

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Culture Warrior

By: Bill O'Reilly

With three straight #1 bestsellers and more than 4 million copies of his books in print, the most powerful traditional force in the American media now takes off his gloves in

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armored Core 4

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Sega; EU 505 Games

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Cartoon Network Racing

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Dark and Light

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Farlan Entertainment

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Dead Rising

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Survival horror, beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Angels Online / Angel Love Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3

Genre: MMORPG

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