Wednesday 27 December 2006
It was Wednesday, 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 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 Fotograma.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Curious George or Dead Rising.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 December 2006 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
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- More than 105 people have died following days of heavy rains in Indonesia, and hundreds more are still missing. (BBC)
- Six people die and one person goes missing after a helicopter carrying gas workers ditches into Morecambe Bay east of the Irish Sea, off the coast of Morecambe, England. (Times Online)
- The Kazakh KNB has broken up and arrested members of the Stepnogorsk zhamaat terrorist organization, confiscating weapons and religious literature. (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)
- An earthquake near Taiwan damages undersea cables, disrupts phone and Internet service in Asia and the U.S. (International Herald Tribune)
- The French Space Agency (CNES) spacecraft COROT was successfully launched in Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 14:28 UTC (GMT+4) to search for extrasolar planets.
- War in Somalia:
- Ethiopian/Transitional Federal Government forces regain Jowhar after heavy fighting. The Islamist militia go into a retreat towards Mogadishu. (The Associated Press)
- Mogadishu is besieged after Islamists retreated to it. (Reuters)
- Former U.S. Senator and 2004 Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate John Edwards will run for the 2008 Democratic Presidential Nomination. (MSNBC)
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