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Friday 21 July 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. The Merry Jail, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Omnivore'S Dilemma by Michael Pollan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lab. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark and Light or Dawn of Mana.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Click

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Superman Returns

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Lab

Written by: Darrel Bristow-Bovey, Charlie Sapadin, Richard Beynon

Starring: Fana Mokoena, Mothusi Magano, Graham Hopkins, Terence Bridgett

Country: South Africa

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

The Singing Estate

Starring: Ivor Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth II, Christine Roberts, John Suchet

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vanity High

Starring: Bianca Noelle, April Sadowski, Dennis Toledo, Joshua Lee

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 July 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ta Mok: Cambodian Khmer Rouge leader (Born 1926).
  • Herbert ''Herbie'' Kalin: American singer (The Kalin Twins) (Born 1934).
  • Mako : Japanese Royalty, the first daughter of Prince Akishino and his wife, Princess Kiko, both 25.
Facts:
  • The Supreme Court of Japan rules that foreign governments are no longer immune from lawsuits filed in Japan. (Asahi Shimbun)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Israel moves thousands of troops to the Lebanese border including reserves to deal with fierce fighting. (UPI)
  • United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will outline a plan for a diplomatic solution to the crisis and will tour the area next week. (Boston Globe)
  • The UN-led call for a ceasefire is blocked by the US, UK and Israel. (The Independent).

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  2. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
  3. LeToya - Torn
  4. So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
  5. T.I. - Why You Wanna
  6. Enough Cryin - Mary J. Blige Featuring Brook-Lyn
  7. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
  8. Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  9. Cassie - Me & U
  10. Do It To It - Cherish Featuring Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Angelito - Don Omar
  2. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  3. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  4. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  5. No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
  6. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  7. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  8. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  9. Me Voy - Julieta Venegas
  10. Diganle - Conjunto Primavera

Books

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

The Omnivore'S Dilemma

By: Michael Pollan

One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the YearWinner of the James Beard AwardAuthor of #1 New York Times Bestsellers In Defense of Food and Food RulesToday, buffeted by one

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Baby Proof

By: Emily Giffin

A novel that explores the question: Is there ever a deal-breaker when it comes to true love?Claudia Parr has everything going for her.

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Wisdom of Our Fathers

By: Tim Russert

What does it really mean to be a good father? What did your father tell you, that has stayed with you throughout your life? Was there a lesson from him, a story, or a moment that helped to make you ...

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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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Videogames

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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ATV Offroad Fury Pro

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Dark and Light

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Farlan Entertainment

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Dawn of Mana

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Square Enix

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