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Saturday 9 December 2006

2006-12-09

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 Patience by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Eragon, directed by Stefen Fangmeier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Cross by James Patterson 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 this week ?

Eragon

Directed by: Stefen Fangmeier

Starring: Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Jeremy Irons

Country: United States

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The Pursuit of Happyness

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

Country: United States

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The Good Shepherd

Directed by: Robert De Niro

Starring: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Smokin' Aces

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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300

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Starring: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham

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 9 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
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Facts:
  • William J. Jefferson is reelected as the member for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district in a runoff election defeating fellow Democrat Karen Carter despite facing an ongoing bribery investigation. (AP via CNN)
  • The United States Senate passes legislation normalising trade with Vietnam, renewing tax cuts and opening the Gulf of Mexico to new drilling for oil and gas fields. The legislation had earlier been passed by the United States House of Representatives and will now go to President of the United States George W. Bush for approval. (Reuters)
  • A fire at a Russian drug treatment hospital kills 45 people with arson suspected. (CNN)
  • The Space Shuttle ''Discovery'' makes a rare night time launch. (Yahoo/AP)
  • Two months after it opened, the ampquotThe World of Turkmenbashi Talesampquot themepark in Turkmenistan is made operational. The park, which is named after the Turkmenbashi, Saparmurat Niyazov, is expected to attract more children now that the rides work and all libraries have been closed. (USA Today)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.910
  • Time: A man running from a lightening bolt towards a fault line
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10594

Books

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

Cross

By: James Patterson

ALSO PUBLISHED AS ALEX CROSSAlex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in front of him.

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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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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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the vein of Serial and Making a Murderer, John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

24: The Game

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: NA 2K Games; EU Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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American Dragon: Jake Long – Attack of the Dark Dragon

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

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Army Men: Major Malfunction

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: Global Star Software

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Bomberman Land Touch!

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle/Party

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games; AUS Red Ant Enterprises

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Cake Mania

Platform: Windows, Adobe Flash Player, Nintendo DS, Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Sandlot Games

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