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Monday 24 July 2006

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Skylander Girl . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. John Tucker Must Die, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trawlermen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baten Kaitos Origins or bit Generations.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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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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The Singing Estate

Starring: Ivor Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth II, Christine Roberts, John Suchet

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 July 2006 ?

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
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  • The United States Coast Guard and Alaska Air National Guard rescue twenty-three crew members from a capsized cargo ship south of the Aleutian Islands, on its way from Japan to Vancouver. (CBC)
  • Talks among key World Trade Organisation (WTO) member countries to liberalise global trade (known as the Doha round) collapse after nearly five years of negotiations. (The Herald)
  • Chadian President Idriss Déby fires Livestock Minister Mahamat Allamine Bourma Treye and Decentralization Minister Mahamat Abdoulaye, who served as the Livestock Minister in Déby's second term, accusing them of embezzling 277 million CFA Francs. (Yahoo!)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah announces in an interview with Al-Jazeera that he discussed the abduction of the two Israeli soldiers with Lebanese political leaders before the attack occurred. (Memri)

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


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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Black Order

By: James Rollins

A sinister fire in a Copenhagen bookstore ignites a relentless hunt across four continents. Arson and murder reveal an insidious plot to steal a Bible that once belonged to Charles Darwin.

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Chill Factor

By: Sandra Brown

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Seeing Red comes a suspense novel about a woman trapped in a remote cabin with a man who may be a serial killer.Five

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The One Percent Doctrine

By: Ron Suskind

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind takes you deep inside America's real battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists -- a game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baten Kaitos Origins

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Bratz Babyz

Platform: PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Xbox 360, Wii, Mac OS X

Genre: Racing, Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

Platform: Game Boy Advance; GameCube; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation Portable; Xbox; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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bit Generations

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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