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Saturday 9 December 2006

It was Saturday, 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 Patience by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Eragon, directed by Stefen Fangmeier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Strutter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cars or Curious George.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Dexter

Written by: James Manos Jr.

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

Country: United States

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Trawlermen

Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Eragon

Directed by: Stefen Fangmeier

Starring: Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Jeremy Irons

Country: United States

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The Pursuit of Happyness

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

Country: United States

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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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300

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Starring: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • William J. Jefferson is reelected as the member for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district in a runoff election defeating fellow Democrat Karen Carter despite facing an ongoing bribery investigation. (AP via CNN)
  • The United States Senate passes legislation normalising trade with Vietnam, renewing tax cuts and opening the Gulf of Mexico to new drilling for oil and gas fields. The legislation had earlier been passed by the United States House of Representatives and will now go to President of the United States George W. Bush for approval. (Reuters)
  • A fire at a Russian drug treatment hospital kills 45 people with arson suspected. (CNN)
  • The Space Shuttle ''Discovery'' makes a rare night time launch. (Yahoo/AP)
  • Two months after it opened, the ampquotThe World of Turkmenbashi Talesampquot themepark in Turkmenistan is made operational. The park, which is named after the Turkmenbashi, Saparmurat Niyazov, is expected to attract more children now that the rides work and all libraries have been closed. (USA Today)

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Sport Games on 9 December 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Palermo - Livorno : 3 - 0
  • Reggina - Ascoli : 2 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Bergen - Beveren : 1 - 0
  • Germinal - Gent : 0 - 3
  • Lokeren - Waregem : 0 - 2
  • Mouscron - Lierse : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 9 December 2006
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Cottbus : 2 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Werder Bremen : 2 - 6
  • Hamburg - Nurnberg : 0 - 0
  • Hannover - Bielefeld : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 9 December 2006
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Sociedad : 1 - 0
  • Sevilla - Real Madrid : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 9 December 2006

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.910
  • Time: A man running from a lightening bolt towards a fault line
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10594

Books

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

The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid

By: Bill Bryson

From one of the world's most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of One Summer, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950sBill Bryson was

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Thirteen Moons

By: Charles Frazier

At the age of twelve, an orphan named Will Cooper is given a horse, a key, and a map and is sent on a journey through the uncharted wilderness of the

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You: On a Diet

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

AMERICA'S MOST TRUSTED DOCTOR TEAM CRACKS THE CODE ON WAIST MANAGEMENT For the first time in our history, scientists are uncovering astounding medical evidence about dieting.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cars

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Xbox 360, Wii, Mac OS X

Genre: Racing, Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Curious George

Platform: Xbox Nintendo GameCube Game Boy Advance PlayStation 2 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Namco Vivendi Games

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Black & White 2: Battle of the Gods

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, God game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Cartoon Network Racing

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: JP EasyGameStation; WW Carpe Fulgur


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