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Saturday 21 October 2006

It was Saturday, 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. Devil's Den, directed by Jeff Burr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Judge & Jury by James Patterson and Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Simon Schama's Power of Art. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Empires: The Age of Kings or Test Drive Unlimited.
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Movies

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

Devil's Den

Directed by: Jeff Burr

Starring: Kelly Hu, Devon Sawa, Ken Foree, Steven Schub

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The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States

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The Ultimate Gift

Directed by: Michael O. Sajbel

Starring: Drew Fuller, James Garner, Abigail Breslin, Bill Cobbs

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The Hoax

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

Starring: Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, David Aaron Baker, John Carter

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One Night with the King

Directed by: Michael O. Sajbel

Starring: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble, Omar Sharif

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TV Series

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

Simon Schama's Power of Art

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The Underground

Directed by: Darcy Weir

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The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 21 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Sandy West: American singer-songwriter and drummer (The Runaways) (d. 2006).
Facts:
  • President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda meets rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army for the first time in an attempt to revive the Juba talks. (BBC)
  • Dariga Nazarbayeva, daughter of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, says it is time for Kazakhstan to ampquotstop behaving like an obedient colony that bows to a foreign gentleman,ampquot referring to Lakshmi Mittal of Arcelor Mittal, ampquotwhose name appears on the ''Forbes'' magazine list.ampquot (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)
  • An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 hits the central Philippines. The quake struck at 10:30 p.m. with its epicenter some 35 kilometers south of Boac, Marinduque. The temblor was felt at intensity 4 in the capital Manila. (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
  • Iraqi insurgency:
  • Mortar fire on a crowded outdoor market in Mahmoudiyah south of Baghdad kills at least 18 people and injures dozens, police say. (Boston Herald)

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Sport Games on 21 October 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Torino : 0 - 0
  • Messina - Empoli : 2 - 2
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Cottbus : 1 - 2
  • Bielefeld - Mainz : 1 - 0
  • Hertha - M'gladbach : 2 - 1
  • Schalke 04 - Hannover : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 October 2006
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • La Coruna - Ath Madrid : 1 - 0
  • Villarreal - Levante : 1 - 1
  • Zaragoza - Betis : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 October 2006
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Castellon : 2 - 0
  • Ciudad de Murcia - Vecindario : 2 - 0
  • Las Palmas - Tenerife : 0 - 0
  • Lorca - Ponferradina : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 21 October 2006

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Say Goodbye - Chris Brown
  2. Money Maker - Ludacris Featuring Pharrell
  3. S.E.X. - Lyfe Jennings
  4. Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
  5. Beyonce - Ring The Alarm
  6. Janet & Nelly - Call On Me
  7. Mary J. Blige - Take Me As I Am
  8. Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
  9. Unk - Walk It Out
  10. Need A Boss - Shareefa Featuring Ludacris
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ni Una Sola Palabra - Paulina Rubio
  2. Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel
  3. Tengo Un Amor - Toby Love Featuring Rakim & Ken-Y
  4. Mana - Labios Compartidos
  5. Quien Me Iba A Decir - David Bisbal
  6. Noche De Entierro (Nuestro Amor) - Los Benjamins Featuring Wisin & Yandel, Daddy Yankee, Hector "El Father" & Zion
  7. Antes De Que Te Vayas - Marco Antonio Solis
  8. Sigo Con Ella - Obie Bermudez
  9. Los Infieles - Aventura
  10. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo

Books

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

Judge & Jury

By: James Patterson and Andrew Gross

Andie DeGrasse, an aspiring actress and single mom, is not your typical juror. Hoping to get dismissed from the pool, she tells the judge that most of her legal knowledge comes from a bit part curling around a stripper's pole ...

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Culture Warrior

By: Bill O'Reilly

With three straight #1 bestsellers and more than 4 million copies of his books in print, the most powerful traditional force in the American media now takes off his gloves in

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Christmas Letters

By: Debbie Macomber

Katherine O'Connor often spends her days at a cozy café on Blossom Street in Seattle—where she writes Christmas letters for other people.

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The Mission Song

By: John le Carré

"Gripping and moving. . . . A marvelous return to the John le Carre of old, with all the captivating characters, finely rendered landscapes, and messy complexities that have always powered

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Act of War: High Treason

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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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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Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Majesco

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Culdcept Saga

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Test Drive Unlimited

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing, MMOR

Publisher: Atari

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Home videos

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

Supercross

Studio: DVD release

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VeggieTales: Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Capote

Studio: DVD release

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The Greatest Game Ever Played

Studio: DVD release

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An Unfinished Life

Studio: DVD release

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