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Tuesday 12 December 2006

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It was Tuesday, 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 Irreplaceable by Beyonce. 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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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 12 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 12 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Al Shugart: pioneering American computer engineer and co-founder of Seagate Technology (Born 1930).
  • Kenny Davern: American clarinet player and saxophonist (d. 2006).
Facts:
  • An Ethiopian court finds exiled former president Mengistu Haile Mariam guilty of genocide. (BBC)
  • Leading climatologists warn that most of the Arctic ice will have melted by 2040 and the North Pole will be open water. (The Times)
  • The President of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, orders security forces to deploy across the Gaza Strip in response to the murder of a Fatah security chief's three sons. (Reuters via ABC News Australia)
  • Police in Ipswich, UK are hunting a possible serial killer after five prostitutes are found dead within the last ten days. (BBC)
  • Vietnam will become the 150th member of the World Trade Organization on January 11, 2007. The move finalises Hanoi's near-12-year wait to join the WTO. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A soldier's persoal belongings are hung up
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10595
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.910

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

In the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AirForce2

Platform: Linux, Windows, Mac

Genre: Arcade Style Shoot-em-up

Publisher: The AForce Project

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Athena: Full Throttle

Athena: Full Throttle

Platform: i-mode on FOMA90x platform

Genre: Platform

Publisher: SNK Playmore

Bleach: The Blade of Fate

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega Viz Media Shonen Jump

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Bratz Babyz

Platform: PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Classic British Motor Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bold Games

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