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Friday 1 December 2006

It was Friday, 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 I Wanna Love You by Akon. In UK Put Your Hands Up For Detroit by Fedde Le Grande was in the top 5 hits. Apocalypto, directed by Mel Gibson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Marley & Me by John Grogan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Strutter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blades of Thunder 2 or Bomberman Land Touch!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Holiday

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Trujillo, Dalia Hernndez

Country: United States

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Blood Diamond

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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The Wildcat

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Victor Janson, Paul Heidemann

Country: United States

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Deja Vu

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Heavy Sedation

Starring: Brian Anthony Wilson, Damon Diggs, Rasheda El, Ina Farrell

Country: United States

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Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 2006 ?

  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Claude Jade: One of the major actresses of the French new wave, widely known for her roles in Truffaut's trilogy: "Baisers volés", "Domicile conjugal" and "l'amour en fuite": Stolen kisses, Bed and Board, Love on the run.
  • Bruce Trigger: Canadian archaeologist anthropologist and historian (d. 2006).
  • The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles settles 45 lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by priests for $60 million. (AP via Minneapolis-St Paul Tribune)
  • Hezbollah members demonstrate their opposition to the Siniora administration in Beirut, Lebanon. (BBC)
  • As Bahrain prepares for tomorrow's second round of its parliamentary elections, a Member of Parliament from the Kingdom's largest party calls for legislation to restrict women's employment. (Gulf Daily News)
  • Typhoon Durian has killed at least 388 people in Albay province on the island of Luzon in the Philippines with the death toll expected to climb as rescuers get to affected villages. (CNN)
  • Kim Beazley calls a vote for the leadership of the Federal Australian Labor Party for Monday. He will face a challenge from Kevin Rudd, the Opposition spokesman on foreign affairs. Jenny Macklin faces a challenge from Julia Gillard for the Deputy Leadership. (AAP via News Limited)

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Sport Games on 1 December 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - Anderlecht : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Stuttgart : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Essen - Greuther Furth : 1 - 0
  • Koblenz - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 3
  • Paderborn - Freiburg : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 1 December 2006
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Dijon : 3 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Amiens : 3 - 1
  • Creteil - Niort : 3 - 1
  • Gueugnon - Brest : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of 1 December 2006

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What news were making the headlines those days in December 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.909
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - December, 2006


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

Marley & Me

By: John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

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Santa Cruise

By: Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark

IN THE BESTSELLING TRADITION OF THE CHRISTMAS THIEF . . . A HOLIDAY MYSTERY AT SEA America's Queen of Suspense -- Mary Higgins Clark -- joins forces with

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Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

By: Jimmy Carter


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Born In Death

By: J. D. Robb

View our feature on J.D. Robb’s Eve Dallas series. Eve Dallas has a grisly double homicide to solve when two young lovers—both employees of the same prestigious accounting firm—are brutally killed

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter/Real-time strategy

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Blades of Thunder 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Summitsoft Entertainment

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Race Driver 2006

Race Driver 2006

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Codemasters

Bomberman Land Touch!

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle/Party

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Atlus; EU Rising Star Games; AUS Red Ant Enterprises

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Command & Conquer: The First Decade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 11 RTS games, 1 FPS game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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