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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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What the sky looked like on 20 August 2006
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Which were the important events of 20 August 2006 ?
- 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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- 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)
- The first named storm to form in the Central North Pacific basin since the 2002 Pacific hurricane season, Tropical Storm Ioke, forms and threatens Johnston Island and the Johnston Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. (United States Central Pacific Hurricane Center)
- Iran test fires the Saegheh missile, a short-range surface-to-surface missile with a range of between 80 and 250 kilometres in the desert near Kashan. It comes a day after the army commenced exercises. (AP via Yahoo! News)
- Controversy arises at cricket's Fourth test between Pakistan and England at The Oval, London when umpires rule that ball-tampering has occurred and award the game to England. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 20 August 2006
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Lokeren - Gent : 1 - 1
- Westerlo - Anderlecht : 3 - 4
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bielefeld - Stuttgart : 2 - 3
- Bochum - Bayern Munich : 1 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Essen - Freiburg : 2 - 0
- FC Koln - Burghausen : 5 - 1
- Koblenz - Greuther Furth : 1 - 0
- Paderborn - Augsburg : 1 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Bordeaux - Lyon : 1 - 2
- Toulouse - Nice : 1 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2006 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
- Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
- Cassie - Me & U
- Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
- Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
- (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me - Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole
- Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
- So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
- Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
- LeToya - Torn
Top #10 Latin songs
- Mana - Labios Compartidos
- Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
- Down - RKM & Ken-Y
- Angelito - Don Omar
- Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
- Estoy Con El Y Pienso En Ti - Anais
- La Botella - Mach & Daddy
- No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
- Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?