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Thursday 21 September 2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. In UK I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by Scissor Sisters was in the top 5 hits. The Fountain, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Language Of God by Francis S. Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Game One. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Bobble Evolution or Act of War: High Treason.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Fountain

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas

Country: United States

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The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mhe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch

Country: United States

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Little Children

Directed by: Todd Field

Starring: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Game One

Starring: Simon Krätschmer, Daniel Budiman, Nils Bomhoff, Etienne Gardé

Country: Germany

Community Channel

Written by: Natalie Tran

Starring: Natalie Tran

Country: Australia

Scuba Bob's Ocean Quest

Starring: Robert Knapick, Abigail Kinslow, Lauren Kinslow

Country: United States


Starring: Andreea Gramosteanu, Mirela Zeta, Mihai Bendeac, Angel Popescu

Country: Romania

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 2006 ?

  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
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Famous Deaths:
  • In Uzbekistan, Komiljon Usmanov is on trial for ampquotthreatening Uzbekistan's constitutional order and public security,ampquot and is accused of allegedly leading the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir organization. Usmanov was sentenced in 2001 to 10 years in jail on similar charges, but was freed under an amnesty. He maintains his innocence. (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)
  • Former Peruvian spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos is sentenced to a 20-year prison term for running guns to Colombian FARC guerrillas. (BBC)
  • Israeli troops raid a branch of Jordan National Bank and 23 other financial institutions, seizing the equivalent of over US$1.5 million in cash from West Bank cities. (Jordan Times)
  • A U.S. federal judge in San Francisco orders two ''San Francisco Chronicle'' reporters jailed for up to 18 months for refusing to reveal who leaked them secret grand jury testimony about steroids in baseball. (AP via Boston Herald)
  • Cong Thanh Do, a U.S. democracy activist, is released by Vietnam. (Mercury News)

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  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11079
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  • Time: Yes, say some megachurches. Others call it heresy. The debate over the new gospel of wealth


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

The Language Of God

By: Francis S. Collins

An instant bestseller, The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.It

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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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Rise And Shine

By: Anna Quindlen

From Anna Quindlen, acclaimed author of Blessings, Black and Blue, and One True Thing, a superb novel about two sisters, the true meaning of success, and the qualities in life that matter most.It’s

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By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyNew York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearHow did America begin? That simple question launches the ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bleach: The Blade of Fate

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega Viz Media Shonen Jump

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Bubble Bobble Evolution

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game

Publisher: NA Codemasters; EU Rising Star Games

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Platform: Wii Wii U

Genre: Simulation video games minigame compilations music video games fitness games web mapping

Publisher: Nintendo

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Act of War: High Treason

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Arabians Lost: The Engagement on Desert

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game, visual novel

Publisher: QuinRose & Prototype

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