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Monday 21 August 2006

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Black Book, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Night Gardener by George Pelecanos was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Race Driver 2006 or Cartoon Network Racing.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Black Book

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, Halina Reijn

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Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Tôru Furuya

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Little Children

Directed by: Todd Field

Starring: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley

Country: United States

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The Queen

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings

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Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

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Directed by: Michael Engler

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Directed by: Claude d'Anna

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 2006 ?

  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
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Famous Deaths:
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo general election: As a meeting between Bemba and foreign ambassadors representing the International Committee Accompanying the Transition to Democracy (CIAT) is taking place in Kinshasa, clashes break between Kabila and Bemba forces Bemba's residence, hosting the meeting, comes under attack, reportedly by heavy machine guns and artillery. Several hours later, the UN spokesperson in the DRC, Jean-Tobias Okala, announced the foreign diplomats, including MONUC
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Italy offers to lead the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Lebanon instead of France. Italy has offered to provide 2,000 forces, more than any other nation, and France is only offering to provide 200 civil engineers. (UPI)
  • The government of Kyrgyzstan warns that the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, a terrorist group affiliated with al Qaeda, and other militant Islamic groups, are preparing to attack southern cities like Osh. (RFE/RL)
  • Eleven suspects are charged over the 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot in the United Kingdom as police find bomb-making equipment and martyrdom videos during their inquiries. (Independent)

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Sport Games on 21 August 2006

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
  2. Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
  3. Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
  4. Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  5. (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me - Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole
  6. Cassie - Me & U
  7. I Know You See It - Yung Joc Featuring Brandy 'Ms. B.' Hambrick
  8. So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
  9. Janet & Nelly - Call On Me
  10. T.I. - Why You Wanna
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Mana - Labios Compartidos
  2. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  3. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  4. Angelito - Don Omar
  5. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  6. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  7. No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
  8. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  9. De Rodillas Te Pido - Alegres de La Sierra
  10. Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel


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

The Night Gardener

By: George Pelecanos

Gus Ramone is "good police," a former Internal Affairs investigator now working homicide for the city's Violent Crime branch. His new case involves the death of a local teenager named Asa

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Happiness Sold Separately

By: Lolly Winston

The New York Times bestseller about how marriage, love, and how sometimes falling in love with the wrong person at the wrong time can be the right thing.

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The Ruins

By: Scott Smith

Trapped in the Mexican jungle, a group of friends stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could ever imagine.Two young couples are on a lazy Mexican vacation–sun-drenched days, drunken nights,

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Angels Fall

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts explores the wilds of the Grand Tetons—and the mysteries of love, murder, and madness—in this engrossing and passionate novel.The

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Another Century's Episode 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto

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Race Driver 2006

Race Driver 2006

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Codemasters

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks (NA) Blast Entertainment (EU)

City Life

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS

Genre: City building games

Publisher: CDV Focus Home Interactive Deep Silver

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Cartoon Network Racing

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Home videos

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


Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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First Descent

Studio: DVD release

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Zu Warriors

Studio: DVD release

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Just Friends

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Be Here to Love Me

Studio: DVD release

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