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Monday 31 July 2006

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 31, 2006). 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. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, directed by Karan Johar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Lifeguard by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Kiss for the Petals or The Cheetah Girls.
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Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

Directed by: Karan Johar

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan

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World Trade Center

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Michael Peña, Maria Bello, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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Directed by: John Cosgrove

Starring: Marsha Thomason, Mena Suvari, Callum Blue, Mark Pellegrino

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The Black Dahlia

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank

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Directed by: Peter Hewitt

Starring: Tim Allen, Courteney Cox, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin

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TV Series

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The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

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Directed by: Michael Engler

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Directed by: Claude d'Anna

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 2006 ?

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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  • New coins become legal tender in New Zealand, leaving the 5 cent piece redundant and reducing the weight of the 10, 20 and 50 cent pieces. (Blogger News Network)
  • North Korea and South Korea exchange fire across the Demilitarized Zone. (USA Today)
  • The UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 1697 (2006), which extends the UNIFIL mandate until 31 August 2006. The previous extension ended 31 July 2006. ( UN Resolution 1697)
  • Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told the Syrian military on Monday to raise its readiness, pledging not to abandon support for Lebanese resistance against Israel. (Reuters)
  • Tony Blair and Arnold Schwarzenegger have announced their intention to collaborate to decrease carbon emissions and fight global warming. Their plan includes incentives for companies which limit their carbon emissions, among other carbon-limiting measures. Schwarzenegger has shown interest in a ban on excessive carbon emissions, which is directly in opposition to statements made by President George W. Bush. (AP)

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

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


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


By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams.

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Conservatives Without Conscience

By: John W. Dean

On the heels of his national bestseller Worse Than Watergate, John Dean takes a critical look at the current conservative movement In Conservatives Without Conscience, John Dean places the conservative

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Beach Road

By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world ...

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The Ruins

By: Scott Smith

Trapped in the Mexican jungle, a group of friends stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could ever imagine.Two young couples are on a lazy Mexican vacation–sun-drenched days, drunken nights,

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Brain Buster Puzzle Pak

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Agetec Jaleco 505 Games

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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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Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade, combat flight simulator

Publisher: EU SCE Europe

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A Kiss for the Petals

A Kiss for the Petals

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Android, iOS, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Eroge, yuri, visual novel

Publisher: MangaGamer; St. Michael Girls' School; Yurin Yurin

The Cheetah Girls

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


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The Ice Harvest

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Studio: DVD release

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Brokeback Mountain

Studio: DVD release

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