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Sunday 29 October 2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Money Maker by Ludacris. In UK America by Razorlight was in the top 5 hits. The Nude Vampire, directed by Jean Rollin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Tough Choices by Carly Fiorina was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching We Need Girlfriends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Assault Task Force or Cooking Mama.
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TV Series

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

Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Nude Vampire

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Maurice Lematre, Caroline Cartier, Ly Lestrong

Country: United States

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Country: United States

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Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi Lpez

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Fiction

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Facts:
  • Mexican federal police seize the center of Oaxaca, which had served as the headquarters for the five-month protest occupation of the city. (International Herald Tribune)
  • Iraqi insurgency: 17 police officers, 15 of them police trainers, are abducted and murdered in Basra. (BBC)
  • War in Afghanistan (2001–present): One NATO soldier and about 70 Taliban insurgents were killed in southern Afghanistan when fighting broke out between insurgents and Afghan troops and NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), officials said. (CNN)
  • The Attorney-General of Israel delivers a brief to the Supreme Court of Israel arguing that the President of Israel Moshe Katsav should stand aside pending a possible indictment for rape. (AFP via New Sunday Times)
  • ADC Flight 53, a Nigerian Boeing 737 airliner carrying more than 100 passengers, crashes near Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The Sultan of Sokoto Mohammadu Maccido, the sultan's son, Muhammed Maccido, a senator, and Abdulrahman Shehu Shagari, son of former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari, are on the list of passengers on board. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 29 October 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Ascoli - Siena : 0 - 1
  • Cagliari - Sampdoria : 1 - 0
  • Catania - Torino : 1 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Palermo : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of 29 October 2006
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • St Truiden - Genk : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 29 October 2006
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Aachen : 5 - 1
  • Stuttgart - Schalke 04 : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 October 2006
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Burghausen - Duisburg : 1 - 1
  • Essen - Karlsruhe : 1 - 2
  • FC Koln - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 2
  • Offenbach - Erzgebirge Aue : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 29 October 2006

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Books

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

Tough Choices

By: Carly Fiorina

The New York Times bestseller by the most talked about woman in American business. For five and a half years, Carly Fiorina led Hewlett-Packard through major internal changes, the worst

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Under Orders

By: Dick Francis

Sid knows the perils of racing all too well, but in his day jockeys didn't usually cross the finish line with three .38

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War On The Middle Class

By: Lou Dobbs

Lou Dobbs's bestselling exposé of the silent assault on the living standards of ordinary Americans Millions of TV viewers have known Lou Dobbs for years as the Walter Cronkite of

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A Series of Unfortunate Events #13: The End

By: Lemony Snicket

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIESLike an off-key violin concert, the Roman Empire, or food poisoning, all things must come to an end. Thankfully, this includes A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Assault Task Force

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Shrapnel Games

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Bone: The Great Cow Race

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Telltale Games

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The Cheetah Girls

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

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Cooking Mama

Platform: Nintendo DS iOS

Genre: Simulation, Mini-game

Publisher: JP Taito Corporation; NA Majesco Entertainment; PAL 505 Games

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Just Cause

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Square Enix Eidos Interactive (2006–2010)

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