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Thursday 20 July 2006

It was Thursday, 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. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, directed by Adam McKay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Blink by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World Series of Pop Culture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble or Age of Empires: The Age of Kings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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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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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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Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Ethiopian troops enter Somalian territory.
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Two Israeli Apache helicopters collide, leaving five injured. A pilot has reportedly died. (National Nine News)
  • Iran states that it is determined to produce nuclear fuel on its territory. It will respond officially to a Western incentive package on August 22, 2006. (Reuters)
  • Internet censorship: In India, public outcry at the recent blocking of some blogs results in a statement by that country's government that the occurrence was a ampquottechnological error,ampquot and that immediate steps will be taken to resolve the issue. (IHT)

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Books

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

Blink

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.

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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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Captive Of My Desires

By: Johanna Lindsey

Johanna Lindsey sweeps readers into the privileged world of English aristocrats and the exotic haunts of Caribbean treasure hunters in a new novel of passion and romantic adventure featuring the incomparable

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game Traditional game

Publisher: DSI Games

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Bliss Island

Bliss Island

Platform: PC, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Majesco

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Dance Dance Revolution DVD Game

Dance Dance Revolution DVD Game

Platform: DVD player

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Imagination Entertainment

Quickspot

Quickspot

Platform: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco Bandai/Nintendo (Korea Version)


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