Thursday January 26, 2006

US date format: 1/26/2006, UK date format: 26/1/2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 26, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Grillz by Nelly. In UK Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was in the top 5 hits. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, directed by Dito Montiel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Chaser's War on Everything. If you liked videogames you were probably playing City Life or Blades of Thunder 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

Directed by: Dito Montiel

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Rosario Dawson, Shia LaBeouf, Dianne Wiest

Something New

Something New

Directed by: Sanaa Hamri

Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, Golden Brooks, Fuzzy Fantabulous

The Foot Fist Way

The Foot Fist Way

Directed by: Jody Hill

Starring: Danny McBride, Ben Best, Mary Jane Bostic, Spencer Moreno

The Sasquatch Gang

The Sasquatch Gang

Directed by: Tim Skousen

Starring: Justin Long, Jeremy Sumpter, Addie Land, Joey Kern



Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Starring: Harrison Ford, Virginia Madsen, Paul Bettany, Carly Schroeder


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 26, 2006?


  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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  • Islamist party Hamas' landslide victory in Palestinian elections ends four decades of rule by the Fatah party. Hamas secures 76 seats in the 132-member legislature through parliamentary elections. Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei announces he will resign and Fatah declares it will not join a Hamas-led coalition, although Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas plans to continue negotiations with Israel through the Palestine Liberation Organization.(BBC) (Haaretz)

Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 26, 2006?
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Top #6 R&B songs

  1. - Be Without You
  2. - Grillz
  3. - Unpredictable
  4. - Don't Forget About Usyoutube
  5. - So Sickyoutube
  6. - I Think They Like Me

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Chaser's War on Everything

The Chaser's War on Everything

Directed by: Andrew Hansen

Starring: Julian Morrow, Andrew Hansen, Chris Taylor, Chas Licciardello

Country: Australia

Classical Destinations

Classical Destinations

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan



Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Magazine Covers

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Every Breath You Take by Judith McNaught

Every Breath You Take


Unforgettable characters, sizzling romance, and riveting suspense: These are the trademarks of beloved author Judith McNaught. With millions of devoted fans and ten New York Times bestsellers to date, McNaught is

Predator by Patricia Cornwell



Investigating the disappearance of two sisters in Florida, Dr. Kay Scarpetta follows clues that twist and turn, leading her into the psychopathic depths of a jailed serial killer's mind.

A Million Little Pieces by James Fre

A Million Little Pieces


Memoir: At 23, Frey spent six weeks in rehab; Oprah's Book Club, announced Sept. 2005; new editions will have an author's note saying Frey ?€œembellished many details?€?. (P, Anchor)

At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks

At First Sight


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Nicholas Sparks comes a novel that beautifully portrays how the emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.There

The Cat Who Dropped A Bombshell by Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Dropped A Bombshell


The residents of Pickax are about to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding. But in the midst of all the preparations, Qwill has to take time out to deal with


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arcana Heart

Arcana Heart

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Examu Inc., AQ Interactive, Atlus, Arc System Works, Aksys Games, Zen United, NIS America



Platform: Microsoft Windows Android iOS

Genre: Military simulation, tactical shooter

Publisher: Primary Bohemia Interactive

City Life

City Life

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS

Genre: City building games

Publisher: CDV Focus Home Interactive Deep Silver

Blades of Thunder 2

Blades of Thunder 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Summitsoft Entertainment

Bratz Babyz

Bratz Babyz

Platform: PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.79
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $74.53
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.56
  • General Electric GE: opens at $32.93
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $81.50

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 116.42 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1509 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2698 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.063 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 142.06 JPY

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