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Wednesday 6 December 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include William O'Hurley . In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Wanna Love You by Akon. In UK Patience by Take That was in the top 5 hits. The Good Shepherd, directed by Robert De Niro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Strutter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bounty Hounds or Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Good Shepherd

Directed by: Robert De Niro

Starring: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Smokin' Aces

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Directed by: Zack Snyder

Starring: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham

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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Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Trujillo, Dalia Hernndez

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 6 December 2006 ?

  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • William O'Hurley: American noted family, the first child for actor John O'Hurley and his wife Lisa.
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Feeney: New Zealand documentary film-director (Born 1922).
  • NASA reveals photographs taken by Mars Global Surveyor suggesting the presence of liquid water on Mars.
  • Joseph Kabila, the first freely elected leader of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 40 years, is inaugurated as President. (BBC)
  • The Iraq Study Group Report calls the situation in Iraq ampquotgrave and deterioratingampquot and calls for a change in strategy including the removal of most United States troops by early 2008. (CNN)
  • The Australian House of Representatives passes private members legislation allowing therapeutic cloning after a conscience vote. The Australian Senate had already approved the bill prepared by Senator Kay Patterson meaning that it will become law. (News Limited)
  • The United States Senate confirms Robert Gates as the next United States Secretary of Defense by 95-2. Gates will be sworn in on December 18. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 6 December 2006

League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chesterfield - Northampton : 0 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Newcastle - Reading : 3 - 2
  • West Ham - Wigan : 0 - 2
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 2006?

  • Time: A man running from a lightening bolt towards a fault line
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10594
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.909


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

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: John Grisham

John Grisham's first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron ...

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By: James Patterson

ALSO PUBLISHED AS ALEX CROSSAlex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in front of him.

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Nature Girl

By: Carl Hiaasen

From "the funniest important writer in America" (Miami Herald) comes a tale that is gleefully zany and incisively sharp and now available in trade paperback for the first time.

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Wild Fire

By: Nelson Demille

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Nelson DeMille is a true master." - Dan Brown, #1 bestselling author of The Da Vinci CodeWelcome to the Custer Hill Club--an informal men's club set in a luxurious Adirondack hunting lodge whose members include some of ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bounty Hounds

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Ass Hunter

Ass Hunter

Platform: Adobe Flash, Android

Genre: Top down shooter

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Atari

Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Crayon Shin-chan: Strongest Family in Kasukabe King Wii

Platform: Wii

Publisher: JP Banpresto; SPA 505 Games

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