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Sunday 30 July 2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, directed by Larry Charles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ass Hunter or Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell

Country: United States

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John Tucker Must Die

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel

Country: United States

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen

Country: United States

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The Merry Jail

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings

Country: United States

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The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 30 July 2006

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TV Series

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

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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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 July 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Lebanon War: At least 28 civilians, including 16 children are killed by the Israeli Air Force in what Lebanese call the Second Qana massacre and what Israel considers to be an attempt to stop rockets' being fired, from Lebanon, at Israeli civilian targets.
  • The world's longest running music show Top of the Pops is broadcast for the last time on BBC Two. The show had aired for 42 years.
  • More than 54 civilians, at least 37 of them children, are killed in the Lebanese town of Qana. (BBC)
  • Ehud Olmert states that ampquotIsrael is not in a hurry to have a cease-fireampquot before it achieves its goals. ''(The Independent)''
  • 146 Rockets hit Israel, at least three in Haifa, wounding six people. ''(Reuters)''

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Sport Games on 30 July 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Lokeren - Standard : 2 - 1
  • St Truiden - Anderlecht : 2 - 4
  • Westerlo - Roeselare : 2 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Motherwell - Rangers : 1 - 2
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
  2. Cassie - Me & U
  3. LeToya - Torn
  4. So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
  5. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
  6. Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  7. T.I. - Why You Wanna
  8. Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
  9. Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
  10. Enough Cryin - Mary J. Blige Featuring Brook-Lyn
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Down - RKM & Ken-Y
  2. Angelito - Don Omar
  3. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  4. No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
  5. Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  6. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  7. Machucando - Daddy Yankee
  8. Diganle - Conjunto Primavera
  9. Estoy Con El Y Pienso En Ti - Anais
  10. Este Corazon - RBD

Books

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

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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At Risk

By: Patricia Cornwell

A Massachusetts state investigator is called home from Knoxville, Tennessee, where he is completing a course at the National Forensic Academy. His boss, the district attorney, attractive but hard-charging, is planning to

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Phantom

By: Terry Goodkind

On the day she awoke remembering nothing but her name, Kahlan Amnell became the most dangerous woman alive. For everyone else, that was the day that the world began to end.As

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ass Hunter

Ass Hunter

Platform: Adobe Flash, Android

Genre: Top down shooter

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, Third person shooter

Publisher: The Mauretania Import Export Company

Bully

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Rockstar Games

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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade

Platform: PC

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

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Bully

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Rockstar Games

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