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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 The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown 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 Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos or Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War.
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 ?

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

It's Not Easy Being Green

Starring: Dick Strawbridge, James Strawbridge, Brigit Strawbridge, Charlotte Strawbridge

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Velocity

By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you don’t take this note to the police . . . I will kill a lovely blond schoolteacher. . .

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You: The Owner's Manual

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

Your All-Inclusive Ticket into the Real World of Beauty Most people think that beauty revolves around all those things that we can see in the mirror.

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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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 ?

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Idea Factory Nippon Ichi Software Ghostlight

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Beatmania IIDX 13 Distorted

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: KCET

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Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Cabela's African Safari

Platform: Xbox 360, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Hunting

Publisher: Activision Value

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Raving Rabbids

Genre: Party

Publisher: Ubisoft

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