Saturday 26 August 2006
It was Saturday, 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.
Accepted, directed by Steve Pink, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while The Ruins by Scott Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Trawlermen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing beatmania or Lego Star Wars II Mobile.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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What the sky looked like on 26 August 2006
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Which were the important events of 26 August 2006 ?
- 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
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- Clyde Walcott: Barbadian West Indies cricketer (Born 1926).
- 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
- EU officials caution that the peacekeeping force in Lebanon will not disarm Hezbollah. Disarming Hezbollah is the responsibility of the Lebanese government and army. (NY Times)
- The Andover Inn Hotel in Liverpool was hit by a mystery fire in the early hours which led to 100 guests being evacuated. (Sunday Mirror)
- Chad orders United States' ChevronTexaco and Malaysia's Petronas out of the country for failing to meet tax obligations. Chadian president, Idriss Déby, stated that Chad, whose new national oil company was to partner with an Exxon Mobil-ChevronTexaco-Petronas consortium, will continue to work with US' Exxon Mobil while attempting to ampquotfind a solution with the two other partners.ampquot (BBC)
- Eyewitnesses claim that Israel bombed a Reuters armored car in Gaza City. Hospital staff say that two cameramen and three bystanders were injured. (Associated Press)
- Pakistani security forces kill rebel chieftain Nawab Akbar Bugti in heavy fighting near the town of Dera Bugti in Baluchistan province. At least 25 commandos and 30 insurgents were killed in the fighting. (News Limited)
- NASA delays the launch of the Space Shuttle ''Atlantis'' (STS-115) for 24 hours. Lightning struck the space shuttle launch pad on Friday but no damage was caused. (Reuters)
- Ugandan government and rebel group Lord's Resistance Army sign a truce, in efforts to end the 20-year conflict. (BBC News)
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Sport Games on 26 August 2006
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Bergen - Westerlo : 1 - 1
- Beveren - Mouscron : 3 - 1
- Cercle Brugge - Genk : 0 - 1
- Lierse - FC Brussels : 0 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Nurnberg : 0 - 0
- Bochum - Cottbus : 0 - 1
- Hannover - Aachen : 0 - 3
- Leverkusen - Wolfsburg : 1 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Valencia - Betis : 2 - 1
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Almeria - Tenerife : 0 - 1
- Las Palmas - Xerez : 0 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2006 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
- Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
- Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
- Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
- (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me - Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole
- Cassie - Me & U
- I Know You See It - Yung Joc Featuring Brandy 'Ms. B.' Hambrick
- So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
- Janet & Nelly - Call On Me
- T.I. - Why You Wanna
Top #10 Latin songs
- Mana - Labios Compartidos
- Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
- Down - RKM & Ken-Y
- Angelito - Don Omar
- Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
- Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
- Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
- De Rodillas Te Pido - Alegres de La Sierra
- Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?