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Wednesday 21 June 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Hips Don't Lie by Shakira. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, directed by Gore Verbinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Hard Way by Lee Child was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Three Sheets. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine or Armored Core 4.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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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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Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Starring: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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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

Summer in America

Starring: Tom George, Rachana Nair, Ambika, Sush Nayar

Country: India

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 June 2006 ?

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  • Pluto's newly discovered moons are officially named Nix & Hydra.
  • War in Afghanistan: Six Canadian soldiers are wounded following two separate attacks in the southern provinces of Afghanistan. The six casualties are the first coalition casualties since Operation Mountain Thrust began on June 12, 2006. (CBC)
  • The Government of Chad demands that the Security Council act to stop Janjaweed and UFDC incursions into Chad. (Reuters)
  • In a press conference in South Africa, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says that United Nations peacekeeping forces shall never enter Sudan because they are controlled by an international Jewish conspiracy involving ampquotheavy propaganda and media campaigns.ampquot (SudanTribune)
  • The United States Marine Corps announces that it will be charging seven Marines and one sailor with charges including murder in relation to the death of civilian Hashim Ibrahim Awad in Al Hamdaniya, Iraq, on April 26. A fourth soldier from the 101st Airborne Division was charged in connection with the shooting deaths of three detainees during an operation in Salahuddin province in May. (CNN)

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

  • Time: A picture of Abu Mousab al-Zarqawi, crossed out by a red X
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10358
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.882


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

The Hard Way

By: Lee Child

Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it

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By: John Updike

The terrorist of John Updike’s title is eighteen-year-old Ahmad Ashmawy Mulloy, the son of an Irish American mother and an Egyptian father who disappeared when he was three.

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Dispatches From The Edge

By: Anderson Cooper

Few people have witnessed more scenes of chaos and conflict around the world than Anderson Cooper, whose groundbreaking coverage on CNN has changed the way we watch the news.

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The Cold Moon

By: Jeffery Deaver

On a frigid December night, an eerie pattern emerges from two equally brutal murder scenes, where a killer's calling card is a moon-faced clock that seemingly ticked away the victims' last

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine

Platform: Windows, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Himalaya Studios

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Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Banpresto NIS America 505 Games

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Armored Core 4

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Sega; EU 505 Games

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Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Atari

Blast Factor

Blast Factor

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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