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Saturday 20 May 2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. X-Men: The Last Stand, directed by Brett Ratner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Dark Tort by Diane Mott Davidson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash Boom Bang! or Lost Planet (series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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Over the Hedge

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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Army of Shadows

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

Mad Labs

Starring: James Quinn

Country: United States

The Angry Video Game Nerd

Written by: James Rolfe, Lucas Zebroski

Starring: James Rolfe

Country: United States

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Pritzker Military Library Presents

Starring: Ed Tracy

Country: United States


Starring: Tomokazu Sugita, Rie Kugimiya, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Satsuki Yukino

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 2006 ?

  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
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  • Kentucky Derby winner, Barbaro breaks down during the Preakness Stakes. Eight months later he is euthinized.
  • Ray Nagin is re-elected Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. (BBC)
  • The construction of the Three Gorges Dam wall, the largest dam in the world, is completed in the People's Republic of China. (Reuters)
  • Campaigning in Montenegro's referendum on independence ends at midnight local time, with voting scheduled to begin the following morning. (EUObserver)
  • 5,000 medical students, doctors, and lawyers rally in New Delhi, India against the boosting of quotas for lower-caste students in medical, engineering and other colleges from 22.5% to 49.5%. (ChannelnewsAsia.com) (Wikinews)

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Sport Games on 20 May 2006

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Barcelona : 3 - 1
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ciudad de Murcia - Ferrol : 2 - 1
  • Eibar - Lleida : 1 - 1
  • Hercules - Elche : 0 - 0
  • Numancia - Albacete : 1 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.877
  • Time: Nick Furth, 8, of Mine Hill, N.J.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10337


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

Dark Tort

By: Diane Mott Davidson

Caterer Goldy Schulz's lucrative new gig, preparing breakfasts and conference room snacks for a local law firm, is time-consuming, but she's enjoying it .

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By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyNew York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearHow did America begin? That simple question launches the ...

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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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Two Little Girls in Blue

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In this riveting thriller from Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling writer Mary Higgins Clark brilliantly weaves the mystery of twin telepathy into a mother’s search for a kidnapped child, presumed dead.When

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crash Boom Bang!

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Party

Publisher: JP Vivendi Universal Games; INT Sierra Entertainment; WW Universal Interactive

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Platform: Linux, Windows, Mac

Genre: Arcade Style Shoot-em-up

Publisher: The AForce Project

Battlefield 2142

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bomberman PSP

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade/Maze /Strategy

Publisher: Konami

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Custom Robo Arena

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

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