Saturday 24 December 2005, Christmas Eve
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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.
The New World, directed by Terrence Malick, 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 Banjo-Pilot or Championship Manager 5.
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Which were the important events of 24 December 2005 ?
- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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- Michael Vale: American commercial actor (Born 1922).
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