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Friday 1 December 2006

2006-12-01

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Wanna Love You by Akon. In UK Put Your Hands Up For Detroit by Fedde Le Grande was in the top 5 hits. The Holiday, directed by Nancy Meyers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while You: On a Diet by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Holiday

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law

Country: United States

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Apocalypto

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Trujillo, Dalia Hernndez

Country: United States

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Blood Diamond

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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The Wildcat

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Victor Janson, Paul Heidemann

Country: United States

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Deja Vu

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Strutter

Starring: Paul Kaye, Paul Garner, Lucy Montgomery, Thaila Zucchi

Country: United Kingdom

Heavy Sedation

Starring: Brian Anthony Wilson, Damon Diggs, Rasheda El, Ina Farrell

Country: United States

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We Need Girlfriends

Starring: Evan Bass, Patrick Cohen, Seth Kirschner

Country: United States

America's Game: The Superbowl Champions

Starring: Bruce Willis, Ben Roethlisberger, Martin Sheen, Joe Greene

Country: United States

Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 01 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Claude Jade: One of the major actresses of the French new wave, widely known for her roles in Truffaut's trilogy: "Baisers volés", "Domicile conjugal" and "l'amour en fuite": Stolen kisses, Bed and Board, Love on the run.
  • Bruce Trigger: Canadian archaeologist anthropologist and historian (d. 2006).
Facts:
  • The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles settles 45 lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by priests for $60 million. (AP via Minneapolis-St Paul Tribune)
  • Hezbollah members demonstrate their opposition to the Siniora administration in Beirut, Lebanon. (BBC)
  • As Bahrain prepares for tomorrow's second round of its parliamentary elections, a Member of Parliament from the Kingdom's largest party calls for legislation to restrict women's employment. (Gulf Daily News)
  • Typhoon Durian has killed at least 388 people in Albay province on the island of Luzon in the Philippines with the death toll expected to climb as rescuers get to affected villages. (CNN)
  • Kim Beazley calls a vote for the leadership of the Federal Australian Labor Party for Monday. He will face a challenge from Kevin Rudd, the Opposition spokesman on foreign affairs. Jenny Macklin faces a challenge from Julia Gillard for the Deputy Leadership. (AAP via News Limited)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.909
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - December, 2006

Books

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

You: On a Diet

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz, America’s most trusted doctor team, are turning their attention back to dieting in this revised edition of their bestselling book on weight loss.

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Valley of Silence

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the electrifying conclusion to her powerful Circle Trilogy. Worlds have collided and centuries have elapsed as six people have brought their unique powers, their courage, and their hearts to a battle ...

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Dear John

By: Nicholas Sparks

An angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah.

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Wild Fire

By: Nelson Demille

Welcome to the Custer Hill Club--an informal men's club set in a luxurious Adirondack hunting lodge whose members include some of America's most powerful business leaders, military men, and government officials.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Empires

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter/Real-time strategy

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Act of War: High Treason

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Anno 1701

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, city-Building Game

Publisher: Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

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Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: JP EasyGameStation; WW Carpe Fulgur

CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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