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Monday 28 August 2006

It was Monday, 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 Crisis by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mondenii. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Corvette Evolution GT or Buku Sudoku.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mhe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch

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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Directed by: Neveldine

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Carlos Sanz

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Andreea Gramosteanu, Mirela Zeta, Mihai Bendeac, Angel Popescu

Country: Romania

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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

The Lab

Written by: Darrel Bristow-Bovey, Charlie Sapadin, Richard Beynon

Starring: Fana Mokoena, Mothusi Magano, Graham Hopkins, Terence Bridgett

Country: South Africa

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 2006 ?

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Famous Deaths:
  • A Greyhound Lines bus from New York City to Montreal, carrying 52 people, crashes at mile 115 on Interstate 87 near Elizabethtown killing five people including the driver, and several are seriously injured.
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan tells the Lebanese government that he wants the two Israeli soldiers captured by Hezbollah to be handed to the Red Cross. (Haaretz)
  • A DNA test of John Mark Karr does not match the DNA found on the body of JonBenét Ramsey, and prosecutors in the U.S. state of Colorado say they will not charge Karr with murder. (CNN)
  • Mexico's Federal Electoral Tribunal rules unanimously that results in contested polling stations only marginally affected the lead of Felipe Calderón of the ruling National Action Party over Andrés Manuel López Obrador in July's disputed presidential election. (''The Australian'')

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Sport Games on 28 August 2006

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Burghausen - Munich 1860 : 0 - 2
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Barcelona : 2 - 3
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Sunderland - West Brom : 2 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burton - Southport : 0 - 1
  • Dag and Red - Cambridge : 2 - 0
  • Exeter - Crawley Town : 1 - 1
  • Gravesend - Altrincham : 3 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Robin Cook

Shocked and humiliated by a medical malpractice lawsuit that compromises everything he has worked for, devoted physician Craig Bowman receives help from his estranged brother-in-law, medical examiner Jack Stapleton, who discovers a Pandora's box of trouble after exhuming the body ...

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Overcoming Life'S Disappointments

By: Harold S. Kushner

From Harold S. Kushner, author of the inspirational #1 bestseller When Bad Things Happen to Good People, comes a book that shows us how to be our best selves even when

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By: Sylvia Browne

In her most personal book to date, New York Times bestselling author Sylvia Browne shares intimate stories about her career giving psychic readings.

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Dispatches From The Edge

By: Anderson Cooper

Few people have witnessed more scenes of chaos and conflict around the world than Anderson Cooper, whose groundbreaking coverage on CNN has changed the way we watch the news.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII

Platform: PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, arcade

Genre: Flight combat

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Championship Manager 2007

Platform: PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Mac OS X

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Virtual Programming (Mac)

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Corvette Evolution GT

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo DS Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Valcon Games Black Bean Games

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Buku Sudoku

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Merscom

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Race Driver 2006

Race Driver 2006

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Codemasters

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