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Wednesday 20 December 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cameron Mullinder . 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. Children of Men, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, 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 Mr. Deity. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Bobble Evolution or DarkStar One.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Children of Men

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarn

Starring: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Mr. Deity

Starring: Brian Dalton, Jimbo Marshall, Amy Rohren

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cameron Mullinder: British noted family member, first son of the world's first test tube baby, Louise Brown.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The Home Office department of the United Kingdom Government announces plan to require foreign nationals living in Britain to have biometric ID cards. (Guardian Unlimited)
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, and Kosovo sign the Central European Free Trade Agreement extending the free trade zone to southeastern Europe. (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)
  • The Government of Kazakhstan is considering giving Kyrgyzstan USD $100 million in aid. (ITAR-TASS)
  • The 2006 Malaysian floods caused by heavy monsoon rain force the evacuation of 26,000 people in the southern Malaysian state of Johor. Flooding is also reported in the southern states of Malacca and Negeri Sembilan but the situation there is not as serious. (AP via Houston Chronicle)
  • The United States military claims to have captured a senior leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq. (AP via ABC News)

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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You: On a Diet

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

AMERICA'S MOST TRUSTED DOCTOR TEAM CRACKS THE CODE ON WAIST MANAGEMENT For the first time in our history, scientists are uncovering astounding medical evidence about dieting.

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By: Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, comes an astounding, eye-opening look at the world of genetics as it’s happening now, told as only Michael Crichton can tell it, with lightening fast pacing and thrilling ...

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Eragon

By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game Traditional game

Publisher: DSI Games

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Blazing Souls

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox 360 PlayStation Portable Android iOS

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Idea Factory; NA Aksys Games (PSP); EU Rising Star Games (PSP)

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Bubble Bobble Evolution

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game

Publisher: NA Codemasters; EU Rising Star Games

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Crash Boom Bang!

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Party

Publisher: JP Vivendi Universal Games; INT Sierra Entertainment; WW Universal Interactive

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DarkStar One

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: CDV Software, Kalypso Media

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