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Friday 25 August 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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. Babel, directed by Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Angels Fall by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mondenii. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble or Crazy Frog Racer 2.
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TV Series

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

Mondenii

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

Trawlermen

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Little Children

Directed by: Todd Field

Starring: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson

Country: United States

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Crank

Directed by: Neveldine

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Carlos Sanz

Country: United States

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Idiocracy

Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard

Country: United States

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Accepted

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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Facts:
  • The United Nations Security Council approves a new peacekeeping mission in East Timor, United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT), which will have 1,608 police and up to 35 military liaison officers. (Xinhua News Agency)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • French President Jacques Chirac says sending 15,000 peacekeeping troops to southern Lebanon is ampquotexcessiveampquot. (BBC)
  • An Aer Lingus flight from New York is evacuated at Shannon Airport following information about explosives on board the flight. (RTÉ)
  • Zhao Yan, a Chinese researcher for the ''New York Times,'' is sentenced to three years for fraud in Beijing. However, he is found not guilty of leaking state secrets. (Channel News Asia)

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Sport Games on 25 August 2006

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Schalke 04 - Werder Bremen : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 25 August 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - FC Koln : 3 - 2
  • Freiburg - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
  • Offenbach - Karlsruhe : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 25 August 2006
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Grenoble : 0 - 1
  • Creteil - Ajaccio : 0 - 0
  • Dijon - Brest : 1 - 1
  • Guingamp - Gueugnon : 6 - 1
See all Football game results of 25 August 2006
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • QPR - Ipswich : 1 - 3
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Books

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

Angels Fall

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts explores the wilds of the Grand Tetons—and the mysteries of love, murder, and madness—in this engrossing and passionate novel.The

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Lifeguard

By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams.

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Mayflower

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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Phantom

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game Traditional game

Publisher: DSI Games

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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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Race Driver 2006

Race Driver 2006

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Codemasters

Bionicle Heroes

Platform: Game Boy Advance; GameCube; J2ME; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; PlayStation 2; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive; Square Enix (digital)

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Crazy Frog Racer 2

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Valcon Games

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