Sunday 17 December 2006
It was Sunday, 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 For One More Day by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Strutter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing beatmania or Card Game 9.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Larry Sherry: American baseball player, the first pitcher to ever appear in all four winning games of the World Series, 1960.
- Armed militia in Peru ambush and kill seven people involved in a crackdown on the illegal growing of coca. (BBC)
- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad offers to share Iran's nuclear technology with neighboring countries. (Concorde Monitor)
- Hamas-Fatah conflict:
- The two sides now say that they have agreed to a ceasefire. (BBC)
- A roadside bomb kills three United States Army soldiers and wounds another north of Baghdad. (USA Today)
- Masked gunmen kidnap 30 workers from the Red Crescent in Iraq with six low-level employees of the organisation later being released. (CNN)
- A climber who had been lost on Oregon's Mount Hood is found dead in a snow cave minutes after rescuers were exploring a nearby cave with various related equipment inside. (Fox News)
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