Monday 22 May 2006

US date format: 5/22/2006, UK date format: 22/5/2006

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Relative Strangers, directed by Greg Glienna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity by John Stossel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orange Roughies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commandos: Strike Force or Dark and Light.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Relative Strangers

Directed by: Greg Glienna

Starring: Danny DeVito, Kathy Bates, Ron Livingston, Neve Campbell

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The Breed

Directed by: Nicholas Mastandrea

Starring: Michelle Rodriguez, Oliver Hudson, Taryn Manning, Eric Lively

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Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Country: United States of America

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Clerks II

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes

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A Scanner Darkly

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane

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TV Series

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

Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

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Eine Liebe am Gardasee

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High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

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Sable noir

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Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 2006 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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  • For the first time in 175 years a brown bear touched German soil by entering Bavarian territory. The brown bear killed several sheep and caused minor property damage. Even Germany's WWF branch agrees that the bear should be captured or killed because it presents a threat to people. (BBC),1, (BBC),2
  • Prime Minister Tony Blair declares that British troops should be out of Iraq within four years. (Globe and Mail)
  • U.S. congressman William J. Jefferson (D-La) refuses to resign, as he denies allegations of bribery after an FBI weekend raid of his office. (New York Times)

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. T.I. - What You Know
  2. Enough Cryin - Mary J. Blige Featuring Brook-Lyn
  3. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  4. Ne-Yo - When You're Mad
  5. Shawnna - Gettin' Some
  6. Gimme That - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne
  7. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
  8. Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
  9. Ridin' - Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
  10. DJ Play A Love Song - Jamie Foxx Featuring Twista
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  2. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  3. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  4. Lo Que Son Las Cosas - Anais
  5. Noche De Sexo - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Aventura
  6. Angelito - Don Omar
  7. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  8. Un Beso - Aventura
  9. Daddy Yankee - Rompe
  10. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo


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

Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity

By: John Stossel

A mericas favorite investigative reporter, John Stossel, tackles our favorite myths in his characteristic style and challenges us to look at life differently.

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Susannah'S Garden

By: Debbie Macomber

It was the year that changed everything…When Susannah Nelson turned eighteen, she said goodbye to her boyfriend, Jake—and never saw him again.

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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Don'T Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings

By: Tyler Perry

If you can count on one thing from "Madea" Mabel Simmons, star of the smash hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea's Family Reunion, and Madea's Witness Protection, it's that

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chao Dream Touch! Happy Anniversary

Chao Dream Touch! Happy Anniversary

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Marvelous Interactive

Commandos: Strike Force

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Horror, Adventure, Science fantasy, Romance, Tragedy

Publisher: Sony Entertainment

Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Platform: Wii

Publisher: JP Banpresto; SPA 505 Games

Dark and Light

Dark and Light

Platform: Windows


Publisher: Farlan Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles

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A Do-It-Herself Trend at the Big-Box Stores

In 2003, a purchaser of a kitchen cabinet was far more likely to be a man, but in 2005, such a buyer was almost as likely to be a woman. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $54.32
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $90.86
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $62.70
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.85
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9075 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.84 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2702 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.1015 CAD

Home videos

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

Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie

Studio: DVD release

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Little Manhattan

Studio: DVD release

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Ellie Parker

Studio: DVD release

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Lord of War

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: DVD release

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