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Friday 26 August 2005

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aiden Lovekamp and CollinTV . In that special week of August people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Transporter 2, directed by Louis Leterrier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Lifeguard by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sto para 5. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe or Ape Academy 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Sto para 5

Starring: Smaragda Karydi, Gerasimos Mihelis, Irini Koumarianou, Argyris Angelou

Country: Greece

Rome

Written by: William J. MacDonald, John Milius

Starring: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

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Ögonaböj

Written by: Stan Saanila

Directed by: Stan Saanila

Starring: Thomas Perret, Heli Roiha, Stan Saanila, André Wickström

Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Transporter 2

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta

Country: United States

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Four Brothers

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund

Country: United States

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The 40 Year Old Virgin

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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Wedding Crashers

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams

Country: United States

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The Island

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Djimon Hounsou

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Denis D'Amour: Canadian guitarist (Voivod) (Born 1960).
  • Ed White: Canadian professional wrestler (Born 1949).

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Sport Games on 26 August 2005

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • St Truiden - Beveren : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 August 2005
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Bochum : 2 - 2
  • Dresden - Offenbach : 4 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - Braunschweig : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of 26 August 2005
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Reims : 0 - 1
  • Brest - Clermont : 2 - 0
  • Caen - Guingamp : 0 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Creteil : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 August 2005
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • QPR - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 August 2005

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2005?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.836
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America -- Aug. 22, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10097

Books

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

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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Miracle

By: Danielle Steel

It is New Year’s Eve when the storm of the century hits northern California. In a quiet neighborhood in San Francisco, amid the chaos of fallen trees and damaged homes,

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The Mermaid Chair

By: Sue Monk Kidd

The New York Times–bestselling second novel by the author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings Inside the church of a Benedictine monastery on Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful ...

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Double Tap

By: Steve Martini

Now Madriani is faced with daunting ballistics evidence: a so-called "double tap"-two bullet wounds tightly grouped in the victim's head, shots that could have been made only by a crack marksman.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bionicle: Maze of Shadows

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

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Mario Superstar Baseball

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Ape Academy 2

Ape Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Condemned: Criminal Origins

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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