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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. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Greatest Story Ever Sold by Frank Rich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pride Fighting Championships. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Danny Phantom: Urban Jungle or Arcana Heart.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 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:
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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
See all Football game results of 21 October 2006
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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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 Greatest Story Ever Sold

By: Frank Rich

When America was attacked on 9/11, its citizens almost unanimously rallied behind its new, untested president as he went to war.

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Under Orders

By: Dick Francis

Sid knows the perils of racing all too well, but in his day jockeys didn't usually cross the finish line with three .38

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Broken Sword: The Angel of Death

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: NA DreamCatcher Interactive

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Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Danny Phantom: Urban Jungle

Platform: Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS

Genre: Side-scroller

Publisher: THQ

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Arcana Heart

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Examu Inc., AQ Interactive, Atlus, Arc System Works, Aksys Games, Zen United, NIS America

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City Life

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS

Genre: City building games

Publisher: CDV Focus Home Interactive Deep Silver

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