Tuesday 12 December 2006
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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- 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
- 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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