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Wednesday 23 August 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alyssa FamilyFunPack . In that special week of August people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Accepted, directed by Steve Pink, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Conservatives Without Conscience by John W. Dean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Another Century's Episode 2 or Asphalt 3: Street Rules.
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Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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Step Up

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff

Country: United States

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell

Country: United States

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John Tucker Must Die

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel

Country: United States

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

The Lab

Written by: Darrel Bristow-Bovey, Charlie Sapadin, Richard Beynon

Starring: Fana Mokoena, Mothusi Magano, Graham Hopkins, Terence Bridgett

Country: South Africa

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 2006 ?

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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  • Natascha Kampusch, who is abducted at the age of 10, managed to escape from her captor Wolfgang Priklopil, after 8 years of captivity.
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • The United States says that Iran's proposal to the United Nations about its nuclear program ampquotfalls short of the conditions set by the Security Council.ampquot (CNN)
  • Northwest Airlines Flight 42 from Amsterdam to Mumbai (Bombay) was escorted by two Dutch Air Force F-16s back to Amsterdam after a request from the pilot. Twelve people have been detained. (CNN)
  • An ancient Persian water pipe system is discovered in Ramat Rachel, Israel. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 23 August 2006

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  • Aston Villa - Reading : 2 - 1
  • Blackburn - Everton : 1 - 1
  • Charlton - Man United : 0 - 3
  • Fulham - Bolton : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Conservatives Without Conscience

By: John W. Dean

On the heels of his national bestseller Worse Than Watergate, John Dean takes a critical look at the current conservative movement In Conservatives Without Conscience, John Dean places the conservative

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By: Terry Goodkind

On the day she awoke remembering nothing but her name, Kahlan Amnell became the most dangerous woman alive. For everyone else, that was the day that the world began to end.As

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Can'T Wait To Get To Heaven

By: Fannie Flagg

Combining southern warmth with unabashed emotion and side-splitting hilarity, Fannie Flagg takes readers back to Elmwood Springs, Missouri, where the most unlikely and surprising experiences of a high-spirited octogenarian inspire a

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Sleeping With Fear

By: Kay Hooper

Fear has never been so close.…New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper returns with a relentless thriller that brings her readers face-to-face with fear itself.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A Kiss for the Petals

A Kiss for the Petals

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Android, iOS, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Eroge, yuri, visual novel

Publisher: MangaGamer; St. Michael Girls' School; Yurin Yurin

Driver: Vegas

Driver: Vegas

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Glu Mobile

Another Century's Episode 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto

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Asphalt 3: Street Rules

Asphalt 3: Street Rules

Platform: Mobile phone (Java ME), N-Gage 2.0

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Driving

Publisher: THQ

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