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Friday 20 October 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. In UK America by Razorlight was in the top 5 hits. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Road by Cormac McCarth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pride Fighting Championships. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Rider: Stormbreaker or Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures.
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TV Series

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

Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Country: United States

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Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi Lpez

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Fiction

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States

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The Sentimental Bloke

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Arthur Tauchert, Lottie Lyell, Gilbert Emery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • European Union leaders gather in Lahti, Finland, for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (CNN)
  • Newly convicted prisoners in the United Kingdom are to be held in police cells rather than prisons, as the nation's prison service faces chronic overcrowding in its jails. (BBC)
  • OPEC agrees to reduce its output by , its first cut for more than two years, to halt falling oil prices. (USA Today)
  • The Indian conglomerate Tata Group agrees to buy Anglo-Dutch steel firm Corus in the largest ever Indian takeover of a foreign company. (NDTV)
  • Ethiopia expels two European Union diplomats for allegedly trying to smuggle two fugitives into Kenya. The European Union criticises the expulsions as ampquottotally unacceptable.ampquot (BBC)

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Sport Games on 20 October 2006

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Bochum : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 October 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Burghausen : 2 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - Duisburg : 3 - 5
  • Karlsruhe - CZ Jena : 4 - 1
  • Unterhaching - FC Koln : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 October 2006
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Istres : 2 - 0
  • Amiens - Dijon : 0 - 4
  • Chateauroux - Brest : 1 - 0
  • Creteil - Libourne : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 October 2006
Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cambridge - Oxford : 0 - 3
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.903
  • Time: Photo of an elephant's backside
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10514

Books

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

The Road

By: Cormac McCarth

Father and son journey alone through a desolate America; movie; Pulitzer; Oprah's Book Club, March 2007. (P, Vintage)

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In The Line Of Fire

By: Pervez Musharraf

According to Time magazine, Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf holds "the world's most dangerous job." He has twice come within inches of assassination.

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Finding Noel

By: Richard Paul Evans

A heartwarming and inspirational Christmas novel in the tradition of The Christmas Box, Grace, The Gift, and The Christmas List. The New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Box and

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Marley & Me

By: John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

Platform: Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Bratz Babyz

Platform: PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Driving

Publisher: THQ

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The Cheetah Girls

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

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Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Platform: Microsoft Windows Online Game

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ValuSoft


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