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Monday 29 May 2006

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Johnny Backus . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Ridin' by Chamillionaire. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, directed by Justin Lin, 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 Summer in America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bonk's Return or The Cheetah Girls.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Bow Wow

Country: United States

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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The Da Vinci Code

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames

Country: United States

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Over the Hedge

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Summer in America

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

Country: India

Buildings That Shaped Britain

Starring: Simon Thurley, Steven Parissien, Eddie McCann, Anna Keay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Fun Taiwan

Starring: Janet Hsieh

Ask a Bag Pirate: The Series

Written by: Iabou Windimere

Starring: Iabou Windimere

Country: United States

Mad Labs

Starring: James Quinn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 May 2006 ?

  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Johnny Backus: American child of noted parents; mother is actress Mira Sorvino and father is Chris Backus.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sidoarjo mud flow - World's biggest mud volcano was created by the blowout of a natural gas well being drilled in the subdistrict of Porong, Sidoarjo in East Java, Indonesia. This has resulted in displacement of more than 11,000 persons from eight villages as well as damage to road and power infrastructures. Several (Twenty-five) factories were also abandoned.
  • A labor dispute causes Toronto Transit Commission to shut down the city's public transit system unexpectedly, leaving commuters stranded. (CBC)
  • In the Italian municipal elections, centre-left incumbent mayors Walter Veltroni, Sergio Chiamparino and Rosa Russo Iervolino lead in Rome, Turin and Naples, respectively. In the regional election of Sicily, incumbent president Salvatore Cuffaro of the House of Freedoms leads over Rita Borsellino. (BBC)
  • In Kabul, Afghanistan, thousands demonstrate against the United States after several civilians were killed in a car accident in which 3 US humvees collided with a traffic jam. (Al Jazeera)
  • ''The Times'' reports on investigations into an incident in al-Haditha, Iraq, where US Marines are accused of having covered up the murder of 24 civilians after a soldier had been killed in an attack. (The Times)

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  • Time: They criticized the war and were labeled unpatriotic. Now The Dixie Chicks are back, betting their c
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10354
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.878


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


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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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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The Hard Way

By: Lee Child

Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it

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I Say A Little Prayer

By: E. Lynn Harris

A USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post BestsellerChauncey Greer, the suave and successful owner of the Cute Boy Greeting Card Company, never wants for the attention of guys just as

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: 1C Company, Playlogic

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AquaZone: Life Simulator

AquaZone: Life Simulator

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Frontier Groove

Bonk's Return

Bonk's Return

Platform: Mobile Phone

Publisher: Hudson Soft

The Cheetah Girls

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

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Crazy Frog Racer 2

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Valcon Games

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