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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. The Devil Wears Prada, directed by David Frankel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drop Dead Gorgeous. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brave Story: New Traveler or Brothers in Arms: D-Day.
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Movies

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

The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier, Emily Blunt

Country: United States

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The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down

Directed by: Paul Sapiano

Starring: Cricket Leigh, Kat Turner, John McGarr, Natalie Taylor

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Red Riding Hood

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Lainie Kazan, Henry Cavill, Morgan Thompson, Sam Oz Stone

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Ira & Abby

Directed by: Robert Cary

Starring: Jennifer Westfeldt, Chris Messina, Jason Alexander, David Margulies

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Krrish

Directed by: Rakesh Roshan

Starring: Rekha, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sharat Saxena

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TV Series

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

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Directed by: Philip Alderton

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Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

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Eine Liebe am Gardasee

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The Burg

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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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  2. LeToya - Torn
  3. Enough Cryin - Mary J. Blige Featuring Brook-Lyn
  4. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
  5. So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
  6. DJ Play A Love Song - Jamie Foxx Featuring Twista
  7. Ridin' - Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
  8. Ne-Yo - When You're Mad
  9. T.I. - Why You Wanna
  10. Gimme That - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  2. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  3. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  4. Angelito - Don Omar
  5. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  6. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  7. Aventura - Un Beso
  8. Volverte A Amar - Alejandra Guzman
  9. Nuestro Amor Se Ha Vuelto Ayer - Victor Manuelle Featuring Yuridia
  10. Lo Que Son Las Cosas - Anais

Books

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

Blue Smoke

By: Nora Roberts

Incomparable #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts delivers a tale of gut-level fear, human triumph, and the bonds that carry us through our darkest times…Reena Hale’s destiny was shaped in the destructive—yet fascinatingly beautiful—fire that leveled her family’s ...

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The Cold Moon

By: Jeffery Deaver

On a frigid December night, an eerie pattern emerges from two equally brutal murder scenes, where a killer's calling card is a moon-faced clock that seemingly ticked away the victims' last

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The Saboteurs

By: W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

Griffin fans have waited years for the return of his rousing stories of the OSS, and now, at last, aided and abetted by his son, William E.

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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 ?

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Caesar IV

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Brave Story: New Traveler

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Xseed Games

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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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Brothers in Arms: D-Day

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Lord of War

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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First Descent

Studio: DVD release

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A History of Violence

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Be Here to Love Me

Studio: DVD release

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Wolf Creek

Studio: Unrated Edition DVD release

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