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Wednesday 19 July 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. The Merry Jail, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Beach Road by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lab. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: The Sports Quiz or Dark Messiah of Might and Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Click

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Superman Returns

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Lab

Written by: Darrel Bristow-Bovey, Charlie Sapadin, Richard Beynon

Starring: Fana Mokoena, Mothusi Magano, Graham Hopkins, Terence Bridgett

Country: South Africa

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

The Singing Estate

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vanity High

Starring: Bianca Noelle, April Sadowski, Dennis Toledo, Joshua Lee

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Facts:
  • A 235-193 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives falls short of the 2/3 majority needed to override President George W. Bush's first-ever veto of a bill intended to reauthorize federal funding of embryonic stem cell research (see Stem cell controversy). (AP)
  • Record-breaking temperatures continue in a U.S. heat wave and another in Europe, causing at least 18 deaths, including some as far north as the Netherlands. The UK hit a record-breaking July temperature of 36.5°C (97.7°F) at Wisley. (BBC)
  • Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve warns the United States Senate Banking Committee of the possible impact of rising energy prices on inflation. (Bloomberg)
  • Internet censorship: In an unprecedented move for a leading democracy, India bans some blogs Huge outrage reported. (New York Times)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  2. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
  3. LeToya - Torn
  4. So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
  5. T.I. - Why You Wanna
  6. Enough Cryin - Mary J. Blige Featuring Brook-Lyn
  7. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
  8. Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  9. Cassie - Me & U
  10. Do It To It - Cherish Featuring Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Angelito - Don Omar
  2. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  3. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  4. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  5. No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
  6. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  7. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  8. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  9. Me Voy - Julieta Venegas
  10. Diganle - Conjunto Primavera

Books

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

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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Danse Macabre

By: Laurell K. Hamilton

In the thralls of supernatural passion, Anita Blake faces a most human dilemma.

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The Husband

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Koontz is America’s No. 1 author of thrillers [and] The Husband is one of his finest novels.”—The Denver Post We have your wife.

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Cover Of Night

By: Linda Howard

For breathless action, gripping suspense, and intense romance, bestselling author Linda Howard never misses a beat–and her thrilling new novel will have your heart racing.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Bratz Babyz

Platform: PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Star Wars: Empire at War

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: LucasArts

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Nicktoons: Battle for Volcano Island

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person action role-playing game

Publisher: Ubisoft

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