Tuesday 26 September 2006
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of September people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake.
In UK I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by Scissor Sisters was in the top 5 hits.
The Fountain, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Death Note.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cartoon Network Racing or ARMA: Armed Assault.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Riots break in Dhaka, Bangladesh, due to frequent power outages. Hundreds are injured in confrontations with riot police . (AP)
- UK Prime Minister Tony Blair makes his final speech at a Labour Party Conference. (Sydney Morning Herald)
- In the United States, a jury rules in favor of the pharmaceutical corporation Merck Co. Inc. in a court case related to the painkiller Vioxx. The jury rejects claims that Vioxx caused the plaintiff's heart attack. (AP via Sharewatch)
- The Bush administration releases excerpts of a report stating that the War in Iraq has bred deep resentment in the Islamic world and provided Islamist militants with a ampquotcause célèbreampquot that allowed the global movement to cultivate supporters. (Reuters Alertnet)
- Zambian archbishop Emmanuel Milingo is excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church by Pope Benedict XVI. (BBC)
- Former WorldCom chief Bernard Ebbers reports to a federal prison in the U.S. state of Louisiana to begin a 25-year prison term. (AP via Kiplinger Forecasts)
- At least 18 people are killed in an explosion outside a government office in Lashkar Gah in southern Afghanistan. (BBC)
- The European Commission confirms that Bulgaria and Romania are set to join the European Union on 1 January 2007, in what may be the last EU expansion before a European constitution is established. (BBC)
- ampquotWeird Alampquot Yankovic releases ''Straight Outta Lynwood'' in the USA.
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Sport Games on 26 September 2006
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Southport - Northwich : 1 - 2
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bournemouth - Bristol City : 0 - 1
- Carlisle - Blackpool : 2 - 0
- Cheltenham - Northampton : 0 - 2
- Doncaster - Bradford : 3 - 3
League 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bury - Accrington : 2 - 2
- Grimsby - Hartlepool : 1 - 4
- Macclesfield - Chester : 1 - 1
- Mansfield - Darlington : 1 - 0
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