Saturday 17 December 2005
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 Run It! by Chris Brown.
In UK Hung Up by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Munich, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005
while Red Lily by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Tourettes Guy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventures of El Ballo or Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Winter Assault.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 December 2005 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 17 December 2005 ?
See famous people born on 17 December
Jack Anderson: American newspaper political reporter since 1947 with hard-hitting exposes of scandal and corruption in high places.
Marc Favreau: French-Canadian humourist (Born 1929).
- Anti-WTO protesters riot in Wan Chai, Hong Kong
- Jigme Singye Wangchuck abdicate the throne as King of Bhutan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2005 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 2005?
- EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.854
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Spielberg's Secret Masterpiece -- Dec. 12, 2005
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10198
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Three women learn that the heart of their historic home holds a mystery of years gone by, as #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts brings her In the Garden trilogy to a captivating conclusion.A
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn his final hours in office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison.
Memoir: At 23, Frey spent six weeks in rehab; Oprah's Book Club, announced Sept. 2005; new editions will have an author's note saying Frey ?€œembellished many details?€?. (P, Anchor)
Experience all seven tales of C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, in one impressive paperback volume!Epic battles between good and evil, fantastic creatures, betrayals, heroic deeds, and friendships won and lost all come together in this ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
The Adventures of El Ballo
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Winter Assault
Tell the world why 17 December 2005 is such a special date for you!