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Sunday 27 August 2006

It was Sunday, 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. The Lives of Others, directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People by Dav Pilke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mondenii. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barrow Hill or Saints Row.
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TV Series

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

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

Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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The Singing Estate

Starring: Ivor Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth II, Christine Roberts, John Suchet

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mhe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch

Country: United States

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Babel

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael Garca Bernal

Country: United States

Idiocracy

Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
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Facts:
  • Comair Flight 5191 crashes on takeoff from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky bound for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. Of the passengers and crew, 49 of 50 are confirmed dead in the hours following the crash.
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Israel denies that a German-mediated prisoner exchange with Hezbollah is to take place within two or three weeks, as reported earlier in Egyptian state-run daily Al-Ahram. (AFP via Al Nahar)
  • Four children have been hurt after playing with an unexploded Israeli cluster bomb in southern Lebanon. (Al Jazeera)
  • The Games Convention, the largest video game expo on both sides of the Atlantic closes with a record attendance of 183,000 visitors in 4 days of exhibiting. The projected attendance was set at 150,000. There are expansion plans of the expo for 2007 and beyond. MDR (German)

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Sport Games on 27 August 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Club Brugge : 1 - 0
  • Gent - Charleroi : 2 - 1
  • Roeselare - Lokeren : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 27 August 2006
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Hertha : 1 - 1
  • Mainz - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 27 August 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Essen : 0 - 0
  • Braunschweig - Koblenz : 0 - 2
  • Duisburg - Erzgebirge Aue : 4 - 2
  • Greuther Furth - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 27 August 2006
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Sociedad : 1 - 1
  • Espanol - Gimnastic : 0 - 1
  • La Coruna - Zaragoza : 3 - 2
  • Osasuna - Getafe : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 27 August 2006

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Books

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

Lifeguard

By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The danger isn't in the water. As a lifeguard in Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams. It feels perfect except that she prefers caviar and Manolo Blahniks, and he is used to burgers and flip flops.

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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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Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

By: Dav Pilke

Children: Captain Underpants meets his match, Captain Blunderpants. (P, Scholastic)

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Judge & Jury

By: James Patterson and Andrew Gross

Andie DeGrasse, an aspiring actress and single mom, is not your typical juror. Hoping to get dismissed from the pool, she tells the judge that most of her legal knowledge comes from a bit part curling around a stripper's pole ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barrow Hill

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure

Publisher: Shadow Tor Studios Lighthouse Interactive Got Game Entertainment Akella

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Deal or No Deal

Platform: DVD player, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Wii, Windows

Genre: Trivia

Publisher: Mindscape (EU, PC/NDS) DSI Games (NA, NDS/GBA) Imagination Entertainment (DVD) Global Star Software (NA, PC) Zoo Games (Wii)

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Saints Row

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ (2006-2013) Deep Silver (2013-present)

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Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade, combat flight simulator

Publisher: EU SCE Europe

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Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Majesco

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