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  • Akasaka Prince Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Aug 4, 2006

    Hot Dog

    The world's longest hot dog

    Akasaka Prince Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Aug 4, 2006

    The world's longest hot dog was 60 meters (197 ft) long and rested within a 60.3-meter (198 ft) bun. The hot dog was prepared by Shizuoka Meat Producers for the All-Japan Bread Association, which baked the bun and coordinated the event, including official measurement for the world record. The hot dog and bun were the center of a media event in celebration of the Association's 50th anniversary on August 4, 2006, at the Akasaka Prince Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.




  • Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Thursday Aug 10, 2006

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    Moving To Inter Milan

    Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Thursday Aug 10, 2006

    On 10 August 2006, Ibrahimović completed a €24.8 million move to Inter Milan, signing a four-year-deal, this coming only a few days after 30-year-old midfielder Patrick Vieira had completed his own transfer from Juve to the Nerazzurri. Ibrahimović revealed that he had supported Inter when he was young.




  • Russia
    Tuesday Aug 22, 2006

    Garry Kasparov

    First public chess games since his retirement

    Russia
    Tuesday Aug 22, 2006

    On 22 August 2006, in his first public chess games since his retirement, Kasparov played in the Lichthof Chess Champions Tournament, a blitz event played at the time control of 5 minutes per side and 3-second increments per move. Kasparov tied for first with Anatoly Karpov, scoring 4½/6.




  • Piazzale Angelo Moratti, Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
    Saturday Aug 26, 2006

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    Ibrahimović Made His debut For Inter

    Piazzale Angelo Moratti, Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
    Saturday Aug 26, 2006

    Ibrahimović made his debut for Inter on 26 August 2006 against Roma in the 2006 Supercoppa Italiana, playing the full 90 minutes as Inter won after extra time.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Aug 26, 2006

    Amazon

    Amazon launches Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

    U.S.
    Saturday Aug 26, 2006

    Amazon launches Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), a virtual site farm allowing users to use the Amazon infrastructure to run applications ranging from running simulations to web hosting.




  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Saturday Aug 26, 2006

    Diego Maradona

    Maradona was quitting his position in the club Boca Juniors

    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Saturday Aug 26, 2006

    On 26 August 2006, it was announced that Maradona was quitting his position in the club Boca Juniors because of disagreements with the AFA, who selected Alfio Basile to be the new coach of the Argentina national team.




  • Ewood Park, Blackburn, UK
    Sunday Aug 27, 2006

    Michael Ballack

    Ballack made his Premier League debut

    Ewood Park, Blackburn, UK
    Sunday Aug 27, 2006

    On 27 August 2006, Ballack made his Premier League debut for Chelsea against Blackburn Rovers.


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