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Tuesday 20 June 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hips Don't Lie by Shakira. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, directed by Gore Verbinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Godless by Ann Coulter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Three Sheets. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Company of Heroes or Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

Summer in America

Starring: Tom George, Rachana Nair, Ambika, Sush Nayar

Country: India

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

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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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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Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Starring: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
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Facts:
  • The Miami Heat win the NBA Finals over the Dallas Mavericks, 4-2.
  • The US Mint introduces the American Buffalo 0.9999 fine gold $50 coin.
  • ''The Washington Post'', under the Freedom of Information Act, obtains the transcript of an investigative interview with Donald Rumsfeld. The U.S. Secretary of Defense cited poor memory, loose office procedures, and preoccupation with ampquotthe warsampquot as the reasons he did not know how his department nearly squandered $30 billion leasing several hundred tanker aircraft from Boeing. (Washington Post)
  • Iraqi officials have unconfirmed reports that they have found the bodies of the two U.S. soldiers the American military began looking for at the beginning of this week. The bodies of PFC Kristian Menchaca of Houston, Texas, and PFC Thomas Lowell Tucker of Madras, Oregon showed several signs of torture. (CNN)
  • Jack Abramoff scandals: David Safavian, former George W. Bush White House official, is convicted of four felony counts of lying and obstruction of justice related to his dealings with lobbyist Jack Abramoff. (CNN)

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What news were making the headlines those days in June 2006?

  • Time: A picture of Abu Mousab al-Zarqawi, crossed out by a red X
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10358
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.882

Books

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

Godless

By: Ann Coulter

"If a martian landed in America and set out to determine the nation's official state religion, he would have to conclude it is liberalism, while Christianity and Judaism are prohibited by law.Many

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The Foreign Correspondent

By: Alan Furst

From Alan Furst, whom The New York Times calls “America’s preeminent spy novelist,” comes an epic story of romantic love, love of country, and love of freedom–the story of a secret

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Dead Watch

By: John Sandford

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Lucas Davenport novels delivers “a page-turner with a new hero, [and a] breakneck pace" (Minneapolis Star Tribune).“Former Sen.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: JP EasyGameStation; WW Carpe Fulgur

The Cheetah Girls

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

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Company of Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (Initial) Sega (Online services: 2013-)

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Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade, combat flight simulator

Publisher: EU SCE Europe

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Wii

Platform: Wii Wii U

Genre: Simulation video games minigame compilations music video games fitness games web mapping

Publisher: Nintendo

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