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Sunday 20 August 2006

It was Sunday, 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 The Glass Books Of The Dream Eaters by Gordon Dahlquist was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atlantis Sky Patrol or Culdcept Saga.
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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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What the sky looked like on 20 August 2006

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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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • With nearly all votes counted, the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo heads toward a run-off election after neither candidate wins a fifty percent majority. Full provisional results show Joseph Kabila with 44.81 percent of the vote, to Jean-Pierre Bemba's 20.03 percent. There have been reports of automatic gunfire, and MLC representatives accused Kabila's Republican Guard of killing one of its men and injuring three policemen. (SBS)
  • Taliban insurgency: More than 90 die in heavy fighting this weekend in Afghanistan. (AFP)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has expressed deep concern over Saturday's Israeli commando raid deep inside Lebanon, calling it a truce violation. (Al Jazeera)
  • The Lebanese government vowed on Sunday to crush any attempt on the Lebanese side to breach the ceasefire. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 20 August 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Lokeren - Gent : 1 - 1
  • Westerlo - Anderlecht : 3 - 4
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Stuttgart : 2 - 3
  • Bochum - Bayern Munich : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 20 August 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Essen - Freiburg : 2 - 0
  • FC Koln - Burghausen : 5 - 1
  • Koblenz - Greuther Furth : 1 - 0
  • Paderborn - Augsburg : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 August 2006
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Lyon : 1 - 2
  • Toulouse - Nice : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 August 2006

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 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
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Mana - Labios Compartidos
  2. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  3. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  4. Angelito - Don Omar
  5. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  6. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  7. Estoy Con El Y Pienso En Ti - Anais
  8. La Botella - Mach & Daddy
  9. No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
  10. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo

Books

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

The Glass Books Of The Dream Eaters

By: Gordon Dahlquist

With translation rights sold in twenty-five countries, Gordon Dahlquist’s spectacular and extraordinary debut novel was one of the most-talked-about acquisitions of 2005.

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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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Phantom

By: Terry Goodkind

On the day she awoke remembering nothing but her name, Kahlan Amnell became the most dangerous woman alive. For everyone else, that was the day that the world began to end.As

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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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atlantis Sky Patrol

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

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Culdcept Saga

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Chameleon: To Dye For! Chamelon Kameleon

Chameleon: To Dye For! Chamelon Kameleon

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Starfish SD UFO Interactive 505 Games Tommo Inc.

Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ubisoft

SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab

Platform: PlayStation 2 Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS GameCube Wii

Genre: Platformer, Action-Adventure Game, Racing Game, Rail Shooter

Publisher: THQ

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