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Wednesday 28 June 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include August Hermann . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Do I Make You Proud by Taylor Hicks. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Oborona Sevastopolya, directed by Vasili Goncharov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Marley & Me by John Grogan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lab. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chao Dream Touch! Happy Anniversary or Brave Story: New Traveler.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States

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Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Superman Returns

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

Country: United States

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Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Starring: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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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

Vanity High

Starring: Bianca Noelle, April Sadowski, Dennis Toledo, Joshua Lee

Country: Canada

Summer in America

Starring: Tom George, Rachana Nair, Ambika, Sush Nayar

Country: India

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 2006 ?

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • August Hermann: American noted family, the first child of actress Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann.
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Unwin: British WWII fighter ace (Born 1913).
  • Jim Baen: American science fiction publisher and editor (Born 1943).
  • Peter Rawlinson: Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English barrister, politician and author (Born 1919).
  • George Page: American television host (Born 1935).
  • Up to 200,000 people in the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania area of the northeast United States are ordered to evacuate their homes due to the rising level of the Susquehanna River. 46 of 67 of Pennsylvania's counties are under a state of emergency. Extensive flooding is also occurring in surrounding states, including New York, where Governor George Pataki states ampquotThis is the worst flooding by far I’ve seen in my 12 years as governor.ampquot Governor Jon Corzine declares his entire state under
  • An angry mob in Dili, East Timor, attacks a refugee camp as the 2006 East Timor crisis continues. (''Melbourne Age'')
  • Israel launches an offensive into the southern Gaza Strip, following aerial strikes on bridges and electric power installations. Meanwhile, four Israeli war planes fly over the palace of Syria's president Bashar Assad in Latakia, reportedly while he was at the palace. (Reuters)
  • After numerous attempts to revive the film franchise over the past nineteen years, Superman is the central character in a new film from director Bryan Singer entitled ''Superman Returns''.

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

  • Time: Picture of an Indian woman wearing a phone headset
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10359
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.883


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

Marley & Me

By: John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

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The Book Of The Dead

By: Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

An FBI agent, rotting away in a high-security prison for a murder he did not commit...His brilliant, psychotic brother, about to perpetrate a horrific crime...A

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The Wrong Hostage

By: Elizabeth Lowell

The latest masterwork from one of the leading writers of suspense . . . New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Lowell returns with a chilling tale of the law gone wrong

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By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

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Cartoon Network Racing

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Chao Dream Touch! Happy Anniversary

Chao Dream Touch! Happy Anniversary

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Marvelous Interactive

Brave Story: New Traveler

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Xseed Games

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The Da Vinci Code

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows

Genre: Adventure, puzzle

Publisher: 2K Games

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