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It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Don't Forget About Us by Mariah Carey. In UK Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Grandma's Boy, directed by Nicholaus Goossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Book of Daniel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackwell or Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light.
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What the sky looked like on 1 January 2006

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Grandma's Boy

Directed by: Nicholaus Goossen

Starring: Allen Covert, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones, Peter Dante

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The New World

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale

Country: United States

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Tan Lines

Directed by: Ed Aldridge

Starring: Jack Baxter, Lorena Arancibia, Jed Clarke, Curtis Dickson

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River's End

Directed by: William Katt

Starring: Barry Corbin, Sam Huntington, Caroline Goodall, Charles Robinson

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Life of the Party

Directed by: Barra Grant

Starring: Eion Bailey, Ellen Pompeo, Clifton Collins Jr., John Ales

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TV Series

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

The Book of Daniel

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

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Choo Choo Soul

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Deal or No Deal

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Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

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Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 2006 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Harry Magdoff: American magazine editor (Born 1913).
  • Dawn Lake: Australian TV comedienne (Born 1927).
  • Hugh McLaughlin: Irish publisher and inventor (Born 1918).
  • Bryan Harvey: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (House of Freaks) (d. 2006).
  • Sydney, Australia swelters through its hottest New Years Day on record. The thermometer peaked at 45 ?C (113 ?F), sparking bushfires and power outages. (Same as 1939)

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Sport Games on 1 January 2006

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Hearts - Celtic : 2 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 01, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Mariah Carey - Don't Forget About Us
  2. Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
  3. I Think They Like Me - Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat & Bow Wow
  4. Grillz - Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
  5. Ray J - One Wish
  6. Chris Brown - Run It!
  7. Keyshia Cole - I Should Have Cheated
  8. Juelz Santana - There It Go! (The Whistle Song)
  9. Unpredictable - Jamie Foxx Featuring Ludacris
  10. Alicia Keys - Unbreakable
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Daddy Yankee - Rompe
  2. Wisin & Yandel - Rakata
  3. Ella Y Yo - Aventura Featuring Don Omar
  4. Mayor Que Yo - Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny Tun Tun, Wisin & Yandel & Hector
  5. Amor Eterno - Cristian Castro
  6. Angel & Khriz - Ven Bailalo
  7. Cuentale - Ivy Queen
  8. La Tortura - Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz
  9. Acompaname A Estar Solo - Ricardo Arjona
  10. Eso Ehh...!! - Alexis & Fido


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

The Chronicles of Narnia

By: C.S. Lewis

An impressive hardcover volume containing all seven books in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, graced by black-and-white chapter opening illustrations and featuring an essay by C.

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Light from Heaven

By: Jan Karon

The ninth novel in the beloved Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good Father Tim Kavanagh has been asked to "come up higher" more than once.

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The Lighthouse

By: P. D. James

A secure and secluded retreat for the rich and powerful becomes the setting for an unsettling series of murders.Combe Island off the Cornish coast is a restful haven for the elite.

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The Camel Club

By: David Baldacci

Welcome to THE CAMEL CLUB.Existing at the fringes of Washington, D.C., the Club consists of four eccentric members. Led by a mysterious man known as "Oliver Stone," they study conspiracy theories, current events, and the machinations of government to discover ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Raving Rabbids

Genre: Party

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Bode Miller Alpine Racing

Bode Miller Alpine Racing

Platform: BREW, Java ME

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Abandon Mobile


Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Wadjet Eye Games

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Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light

Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA NIS America; EU Ignition Entertainment

The Axys Adventures: Truth Seeker

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Little Manhattan

Studio: DVD release

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Nine Lives

Studio: DVD release

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Be Here to Love Me

Studio: DVD release

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A History of Violence

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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First Descent

Studio: DVD release

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