Sunday 12 November 2006
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of November people in US were listening to My Love by Justin Timberlake.
In UK Put Your Hands Up For Detroit by Fedde Le Grande was in the top 5 hits.
Casino Royale, directed by Martin Campbell, 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.
On TV people were watching Strutter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Another Century's Episode 2 or The Ant Bully.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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- General Jacob E Smart: American World War II figure (Born 1909).
- Gerald Ford surpasses Ronald Reagan as the longest lived President of the United States.
- Central African Republic Civil War: Rebels claim to have captured a second town in the Central African Republic during a two-week long offensive. (BBC News)
- Somali Civil War (2006-present): Heavy fighting broke out in central Somalia, officials said, a day after the transitional government rejected a peace initiative with the country's Islamic movement. (The Jerusalem Post)
- An international treaty, the 2003 Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War, comes into force aiming to limit the impact of cluster bombs and other unexploded devices on civilian populations after a conflict ends. (BBC via ABC News Australia)
- A suicide bomber kills at least 35 people and injures about 50 more at a police recruiting center in Baghdad. (AP via ABC News)
- The first round of the 2006 local elections for local mayors and local city councils takes place in Poland.
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