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Saturday 21 October 2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 2006). 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 Social Intelligence by Daniel Goleman 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 Commander - Europe at War or Da Capo II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 October 2006

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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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One Night with the King

Directed by: Michael O. Sajbel

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

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The Contract

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: John Cusack, Morgan Freeman, Jamie Anderson, Alice Krige

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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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 21, 2006 - Geocentric view

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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. Call On Me - Janet & Nelly
  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. Labios Compartidos - Mana
  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. Aventura - Los Infieles
  10. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo

Books

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

Social Intelligence

By: Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence was an international phenomenon, appearing on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year and selling more than five million copies worldwide.

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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and ...

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Commander - Europe at War

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

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Cash Guns Chaos

Cash Guns Chaos

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Multidirectional shooter

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

Castle of Shikigami III

Castle of Shikigami III

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Taito (ARC); JP Cyberfront Corporation (WIN); JP Arc System Works (X360, Wii); NA Aksys Games (Wii)

Da Capo II

Da Capo II

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Circus Kadokawa Shoten (PS2, PSP) NA MangaGamer (PC)

The Cheetah Girls

The Cheetah Girls

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
3 Former Knight Ridder Newspapers Plan Layoffs and Other Staff Reductions

The San Jose Mercury News, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Contra Costa Times painted a bleak outlook for newspapers. [..]

A Student’s Video Résumé Gets Attention (Some of It Unwanted)

Aleksey Vayner, who became the Internet’s latest viral sensation, is now portraying himself as a victim of a flash flood of Web interest. [..]

Home videos

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

Capote

Studio: DVD release

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Underclassman

Studio: DVD release

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Studio: DVD release

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Junebug

Studio: DVD release

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A League of Ordinary Gentlemen

Studio: DVD release

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