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Saturday 19 August 2006

It was Saturday, 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 Lifeguard by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ankh: Heart of Osiris or Call of Juarez.
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 ?

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Trawlermen

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

Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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The Singing Estate

Starring: Ivor Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth II, Christine Roberts, John Suchet

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Accepted

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 2006 ?

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
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 19 August
Facts:
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Reuters reports that Israeli aircraft have fired at targets in Eastern Lebanon reported to be a Hezbollah stronghold. An Israeli army spokesman said the army was checking the report. (Reuters)
  • Israeli forces detain Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Nasser al-Shaer in a raid on his home in the West Bank town of Ramallah. (BBC)
  • A Turkish-Iranian natural gas pipeline explodes in Turkey's northeastern Ağrı Province. Turkish authorities suspect separatist Kurds were behind the incident. (Internet Archive) (AP Story, no longer on original CNN site)
  • The Chinese death toll from Typhoon Saomai rises to 436 with 100 new deaths reported in the east of the country. (ABC America)

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Sport Games on 19 August 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Cercle Brugge : 2 - 1
  • Club Brugge - Beveren : 2 - 0
  • FC Brussels - St Truiden : 2 - 2
  • Genk - Standard : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 19 August 2006
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Schalke 04 : 0 - 1
  • Cottbus - Hamburg : 2 - 2
  • Dortmund - Mainz : 1 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Wolfsburg : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 19 August 2006
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Marseille : 0 - 3
  • Le Mans - Valenciennes : 3 - 2
  • Lens - Lorient : 1 - 1
  • Nantes - Troyes : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 19 August 2006
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Southampton : 2 - 2
  • Birmingham - Crystal Palace : 2 - 1
  • Burnley - Wolves : 0 - 1
  • Derby - Norwich : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 19 August 2006

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Angels Fall

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts explores the wilds of the Grand Tetons—and the mysteries of love, murder, and madness—in this engrossing and passionate novel.The

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses and the basis for the major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.

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Marley & Me

By: John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

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Lifeguard

By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The danger isn't in the water. As a lifeguard in Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams. It feels perfect except that she prefers caviar and Manolo Blahniks, and he is used to burgers and flip flops.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ankh: Heart of Osiris

Platform: PC (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows)

Genre: Third-person adventure

Publisher: BHV Software

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Call of Juarez

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

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Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII

Platform: PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, arcade

Genre: Flight combat

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Death Jr. II: Root of Evil

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Wii

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Konami Eidos (Wii)

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ARMA

Platform: Microsoft Windows Android iOS

Genre: Military simulation, tactical shooter

Publisher: Primary Bohemia Interactive

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