Saturday January 28, 2006

US date format: 1/28/2006, UK date format: 28/1/2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 28, 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 That's My Goal by Shayne Ward 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 The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Classical Destinations. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Duty 3 or Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos.
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

Directed by: Dito Montiel

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

Something New

Directed by: Sanaa Hamri

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

The Foot Fist Way

Directed by: Jody Hill

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

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 28, 2006?


  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas


  • The roof of one of the buildings at the Katowice International Fair in Chorzow / Katowice, Poland, collapses due to the weight of snow, killing 65 and injuring more than 170 others.

    Famous Deaths

  • Henry McGee: British actor, straight man to Benny...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 28, 2006?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Nelly - Grillz
  2. Beyonce - Check On It
  3. Chris Brown - Run It!
  4. Mariah Carey - Don't Forget About Us
  5. The Pussycat Dolls - Stickwitu
  6. There It Go! (The Whistle Song) - Juelz Santana
  7. D4L - Laffy Taffy
  8. Nickelback - Photograph
  9. Dirty Little Secret - The All-American Rejects
  10. Mary J. Blige - Be Without You

    Top #6 R&B songs

  1. Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
  2. Grillz - Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
  3. Unpredictable - Jamie Foxx Featuring Ludacris
  4. Mariah Carey - Don't Forget About Us
  5. Ne-Yo - So Sick
  6. I Think They Like Me - Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat & Bow Wow
Sport Games on January 28, 2006

Sport Games on January 28, 2006

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Classical Destinations

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan


Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

Deal or No Deal

The Book of Daniel

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

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What news were making the headlines those days in January 2006?


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

The World Is Flat

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr.

On The Run

By: Iris Johansen

For eight years, single mother Grace Archer has been living a picture-perfect life raising her daughter on a horse farm in the small town of Tallanville, Alabama.

Mary, Mary

By: James Patterson

Somebody is murdering Hollywood's A-list. Her calling card: "You've got mail." On a family vacation, FBI agent Alex Cross is asked to investigate the shooting of a top actress and an e-mail sent to the Los Angeles Times with shocking …

Forever Odd

By: Dean Koontz

Every so often a character so captures the hearts and imaginations of readers that he seems to take on a life of his own long after the final page is turned.

Teacher Man

By: Frank McCourt

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, mega-bestselling author who wore his celebrity with extraordinary grace comes a magnificently appealing book about teaching and about how one great storyteller found his voice.Frank


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Call of Duty 3

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Wii, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Bang! Howdy

Platform: Any with Java, incl. Windows, Linux, Mac OS X

Genre: Strategy, Western

Publisher: Three Rings Design

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Square Enix

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Idea Factory Nippon Ichi Software Ghostlight

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