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Thursday 21 December 2006

2006-12-21

It was Thursday, 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. 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.
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Old Newspapers

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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 21 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Combs Twins: American identical twins and noted family members, daughters of rapster P. Diddy (Sean Combs) and his girlfriend Kim Porter.
See other famous people born on 21 December
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir is cleared of any involvement in the 2002 Bali bombings by the Supreme Court of Indonesia. (News Limited)
  • Ipswich murder case: Suffolk police announce that Steven Wright has been charged with all five murders. (Suffolk Constabulary statement)
  • U.S. military prosecutors charge three Marines with murder in connection with the Haditha killings. (CBC)
  • New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine signs a bill granting civil unions to same-sex couples, with all the rights and privileges of marriage. New Jersey becomes the third U.S. state to offer civil unions, and the fifth to offer some version of marriage to gay couples. (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • War in Somalia:

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Magazine Covers

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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

Drs Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz, authors of the million-copy bestseller 'YOU: The Owner's Manual', have devised a diet that is so effective you'll notice changes in your body immediately.

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Next

By: Michael Crichton

Welcome to our genetic world.Fast, furious, and out of control.This is not the world of the future—it's the world right now.

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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.Fifteen-year-old

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, platform

Publisher: NA Conspiracy Entertainment; EU Data Design Interactive

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Brothers in Arms: D-Day

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Cabela's Dangerous Hunts: Ultimate Challenge

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts: Ultimate Challenge

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: Activision

Classic British Motor Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bold Games

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Test Drive Unlimited

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing, MMOR

Publisher: Atari

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