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Tuesday 20 June 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 20, 2006). 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 At Risk by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drop Dead Gorgeous. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blast Factor or Quickspot.
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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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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

Country: United States

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Ira & Abby

Directed by: Robert Cary

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

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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 ?

  • 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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Famous Deaths:
  • 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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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. Un Beso - Aventura
  8. Volverte A Amar - Alejandra Guzman
  9. Nuestro Amor Se Ha Vuelto Ayer - Victor Manuelle Featuring Yuridia
  10. Lo Que Son Las Cosas - Anais


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

At Risk

By: Patricia Cornwell

A Massachusetts state investigator is called home from Knoxville, Tennessee, where he is completing a course at the National Forensic Academy. His boss, the district attorney, attractive but hard-charging, is planning to

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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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Telegraph Days

By: Larry McMurtry

Not since the publication of his own beloved classic Lonesome Dove has there been a novel like this one -- another big, brilliant, unputdownable saga of the West from Larry McMurtry.

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The Rapture

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

In the moments leading up to the Rapture, nobody knows it is coming as the clock silently ticks down. Choices are made.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blast Factor

Blast Factor

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Test Drive Unlimited

Test Drive Unlimited

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing, MMOR

Publisher: Atari



Platform: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco Bandai/Nintendo (Korea Version)

The Axys Adventures: Truth Seeker

The Axys Adventures: Truth Seeker

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

Platform: Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Coming Attraction: Movies on iTunes

Apple Computer has been talking with executives at all the major studios about adding movies to its popular iTunes music store by the fall. [..]

A Mania in Telecom to Merge

As Nokia and Siemens announced plans to merge, the big unanswered question was not if, but when, the remaining telecommunications giants would team up. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $56.25
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $88.21
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $61.19
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $33.30
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9141 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.825 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2818 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.0596 CAD

Home videos

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

The Greatest Game Ever Played

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Little Manhattan

Studio: DVD release

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The Constant Gardener

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Howl's Moving Castle

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