Saturday 2 December 2006
It was Saturday, 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.
Smokin' Aces, directed by Joe Carnahan, 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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- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
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- Mariska Veres: Dutch singer (Shocking Blue) (Born 1947).
- Protestors begin their second day of demonstrations in their bid to convince the current Lebanese administration to step down. (BBC)
- Leaked Pentagon memo by United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld says US policy in Iraq is ampquotnot working well enough or fast enough.ampquot (The New York Times)
- Iraqi insurgency: At least 50 people are killed by three car bombs exploding in Baghdad. (BBC)
- Bahrainis go to the polls today in the second round of voting in the Kingdom's parliamentary elections. (BBC)
- Rescuers in the Philippines continue to look for survivors of Typhoon Durian. (ABC News Australia)
- London police are examining whether the killers of Alexander Litvinenko also tried to poison Mario Scaramella, an Italian security expert who met the Russian exile on the day that he fell ill. (The Times)
- War in Chad (2005–present)/Darfur conflict: Chadian rebels have attacked the eastern town of Guéréda, neighbouring Sudan's war-torn Darfur region. (BBC)
- Police and aid workers recover more than 100 bodies from Malakal in south Sudan resulting from fighting between former rebels and Government forces. (AP via CBS News)
- As Kazakhstan begins its nuclear program the Japanese Government sends a delegation to make sure nuclear materials are not susceptible to theft by Kazakh terrorists. (Japan Today)
- Fijian military commander Frank Bainimarama announces that he has taken control of Fiji. (NZ Herald)
- Ed Stelmach is elected leader of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta and will become the next premier of Alberta, replacing outgoing leader Ralph Klein and defeating competitors Jim Dinning and Ted Morton. (CBC)
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