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Tuesday 29 August 2006

It was Tuesday, 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 Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mondenii. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder or Nicktoons: Battle for Volcano Island.
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TV Series

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

Mondenii

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

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

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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Movies

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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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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Accepted

Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad challenges George W. Bush to a live television debate. U.S. government officials decline and criticize the suggestion. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Kofi Annan says that the United Nations hopes to double the strength of the peacekeeping force by Friday. (ABC News America)
  • Tropical Storm John becomes Hurricane John, the sixth hurricane of the 2006 Pacific hurricane season and threatens Mexico's Pacific Ocean coast, including the port city of Acapulco. (The Australian)
  • New Orleans and the United States mark the one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. (Fox News)

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Sport Games on 29 August 2006

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Sevilla - Levante : 4 - 0
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Northampton - Bristol City : 1 - 3
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Books

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

Mayflower

By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyNew York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearHow did America begin? That simple question launches the ...

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Freakonomics

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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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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Fiasco

By: Thomas E. Ricks

Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeOne of the Washington Post Book World's 10 Best Books of the YearOne of Time's 10 Best Books of the YearUSA Today's Nonfiction Book of the YearA New

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Land Touch!

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle/Party

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games; AUS Red Ant Enterprises

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Contact

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Atlus; PAL Rising Star Games

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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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CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Nicktoons: Battle for Volcano Island

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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