Saturday August 19, 2006

US date format: 8/19/2006, UK date format: 19/8/2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 2006). 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. Invincible, directed by Ericson Core, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Pegasus Descending by James Lee Burke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bleach: The Blade of Fate or Bratz Babyz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Directed by: Ericson Core

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway


Directed by: Anees Bazmee

Starring: Govinda, Raveena Tandon, Mahima Chaudhry, Mohnish Bahl

How to Eat Fried Worms

Directed by: Bob Dolman

Starring: Luke Benward, Hallie Eisenberg, Adam Hicks, Austin Rogers

Satan's Playground

Directed by: Dante Tomaselli

Starring: Felissa Rose, Salvatore Paul Piro, Danny Lopes, Ellen Sandweiss


Directed by: Clayton Jacobson

Starring: Shane Jacobson, Travis Golland, Chris Davis, Alf Scerri


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 19, 2006?


  • 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
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  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 2006?

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
  2. Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
  3. Cassie - Me & U
  4. Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
  5. Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  6. (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me - Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole
  7. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
  8. So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
  9. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  10. LeToya - Torn
Sport Games on August 19, 2006

Sport Games on August 19, 2006

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis


Directed by: Peter O'Fallon


Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Directed by: Philip Alderton

Magazine Covers

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


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

Pegasus Descending

By: James Lee Burke

When a nice young woman named Trish Klein blows into Louisiana passing hundred-dollar bills in local casinos, detective Dave Robicheaux senses a storm bearing down on his new life of contentment....Twenty-five

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

Coming Out

By: Danielle Steel

Olympia Crawford Rubinstein has a busy legal career, a solid marriage, and a way of managing her thriving family with grace, humor, and boundless energy.


By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams.

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


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ass Hunter

Platform: Adobe Flash, Android

Genre: Top down shooter

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: THQ

Bleach: The Blade of Fate

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega Viz Media Shonen Jump

Platform: PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

Cocoto Magic Circus

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Wii

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment BigBen Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    News articles

  • Atkins Who? Let Them Eat Pizza The Papa John’s International’s chief executive spoke about the pizza chain’s plans for even more growth. [..]
  • Chairman Insists That Dell’s Troubles Are Short-Term Setbacks Michael Dell defended his company and his actions in the wake of the industry’s largest safety-related recall, lower earnings and looming accounting questions. [..]
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