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Sunday 20 August 2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 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 Angels Fall by Nora Roberts 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 Atlantis Sky Patrol or Culdcept Saga.
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What the sky looked like on 20 August 2006

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


Directed by: Ericson Core

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

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Directed by: Anees Bazmee

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

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How to Eat Fried Worms

Directed by: Bob Dolman

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

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Satan's Playground

Directed by: Dante Tomaselli

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

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Directed by: Clayton Jacobson

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

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TV Series

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The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

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Directed by: Michael Engler

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Directed by: Claude d'Anna

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Historical Events

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)

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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
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Essen - Freiburg : 2 - 0
  • FC Koln - Burghausen : 5 - 1
  • Koblenz - Greuther Furth : 1 - 0
  • Paderborn - Augsburg : 1 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Lyon : 1 - 2
  • Toulouse - Nice : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 20, 2006 - Geocentric view

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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


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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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.

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Conservatives Without Conscience

By: John W. Dean

On the heels of his national bestseller Worse Than Watergate, John Dean takes a critical look at the current conservative movement In Conservatives Without Conscience, John Dean places the conservative

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The Ruins

By: Scott Smith

Trapped in the Mexican jungle, a group of friends stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could ever imagine.Two young couples are on a lazy Mexican vacation–sun-drenched days, drunken nights,

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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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Home videos

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Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Just Friends

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Paradise Now

Studio: DVD release

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