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Wednesday 13 December 2006

2006-12-13

It was Wednesday, 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. The Painted Veil, directed by John Curran, 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

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Painted Veil

Directed by: John Curran

Starring: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Rocky Balboa

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Tarver, Milo Ventimiglia

Country: United States

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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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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 13 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Baiji, or Chinese River Dolphin, is announced as extinct.
  • The High Court of Botswana rules that thousands of Bushmen should not have been evicted from their ancestral home which is now the Central Botswana Game Reserve. (Washington Post)
  • Belgian state TV station RTBF shows a spoof news report announcing the secession of Flanders and thus the dissolution of the Belgian state. It further reported the escape of the Belgian Royal Family into exile. The report fools foreign diplomats and panics Belgian viewers. (AP via Yahoo)
  • Bomb and mortar attacks kill 23 Iraqis and wound at least 52 in Baghdad and Kirkuk. (CNN)
  • Ukrainian Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych arrives in Kazakhstan. He plans on meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prime Minister Daniyal Akhmetov. (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)

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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 ?

Arabians Lost: The Engagement on Desert

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game, visual novel

Publisher: QuinRose & Prototype

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Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game Traditional game

Publisher: DSI Games

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Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: JP EasyGameStation; WW Carpe Fulgur

Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Platform: Wii

Publisher: JP Banpresto; SPA 505 Games

Saints Row

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ (2006-2013) Deep Silver (2013-present)

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