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Friday 19 August 2005

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 We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Four Brothers, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ögonaböj. If you liked videogames you were probably playing SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger or Burnout Revenge.
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 ?

Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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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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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 in the last months ?

Four Brothers

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund

Country: United States

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The 40 Year Old Virgin

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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Wedding Crashers

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams

Country: United States

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The Island

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Djimon Hounsou

Country: United States

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Facts:
  • The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins.
  • A series of strong storms lashes Southern Ontario spawning several tornadoes as well as creating extreme flash flooding within the city of Toronto and its surrounding communities. In Toronto, it is also dubbed as the Toronto Supercell.

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Sport Games on 19 August 2005

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Brest - Chateauroux : 1 - 0
  • Clermont - Istres : 1 - 0
  • Guingamp - Grenoble : 0 - 1
  • Laval - Caen : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 19 August 2005
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • NAC Breda - Willem II : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 19 August 2005
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Sp Lisbon - Belenenses : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 19 August 2005

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.834835
  • Time: The push to teach "intelligent design" raises a question: Does God have a place in science class?
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10096

Books

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

No Country For Old Men

By: Cormac McCarthy

In No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy simultaneously strips down the American crime novel and broadens its concerns to encompass themes as ancient as the Bible and as bloodily contemporary

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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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Double Tap

By: Steve Martini

Now Madriani is faced with daunting ballistics evidence: a so-called "double tap"-two bullet wounds tightly grouped in the victim's head, shots that could have been made only by a crack marksman.

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Lance Armstrong'S War

By: Daniel Coyle

“A velvety mix of vivid, sophisticated prose, Raymond Carver’s unerring eye for nuance, and John Irving’s irreverent, unflinching humor….An intimate look inside the maelstrom of professional cycling.”—Boston

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buzz!: The Music Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, Music

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platformer/Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Winter Assault

Platform: PC

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

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Burnout Revenge

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Atomic Battle Dragons

Atomic Battle Dragons

Platform: Windows Pocket PC

Genre: Jousting/Joust remake


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