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Saturday 9 December 2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 9, 2006). 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. The Pursuit of Happyness, directed by Gabriele Muccino, 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 My Bare Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: The Sports Quiz or Deal or No Deal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 9 December 2006

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

The Pursuit of Happyness

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe

Country: United States

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Rocky Balboa

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Tarver, Milo Ventimiglia, Burt Young

Country: United States

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The Good Shepherd

Directed by: Robert De Niro

Starring: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

Country: United States

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Black Christmas

Directed by: Glen Morgan

Starring: Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lacey Chabert, Katie Cassidy

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Blood Diamond

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

My Bare Lady

Directed by: Arthur Knight

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Strictly Confidential

Directed by: Charles Saunders

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Horrid Henry

Directed by: Nick Moore

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Simon Schama's Power of Art

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The Underground

Directed by: Darcy Weir

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 2006 ?

  • 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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Famous Deaths:
  • 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
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Sociedad : 1 - 0
  • Sevilla - Real Madrid : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 9 December 2006

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 09, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Irreplaceable
  2. Shortie Like Mine - Bow Wow Featuring Chris Brown & Johnta Austin
  3. My Love - Justin Timberlake Featuring T.I.
  4. Jim Jones - We Fly High
  5. Unk - Walk It Out
  6. I Wanna Love You - Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg
  7. Money In The Bank - Lil Scrappy Featuring Young Buck
  8. Stuntin' Like My Daddy - Birdman & Lil Wayne
  9. Ciara - Promise
  10. Mary J. Blige - Take Me As I Am
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ser O Parecer - RBD
  2. Bendita Tu Luz - Mana
  3. Tu Recuerdo - Ricky Martin Featuring La Mari De Chambao Y Tommy Torres
  4. Aventura - Los Infieles
  5. Quien Me Iba A Decir - David Bisbal
  6. Ni Una Sola Palabra - Paulina Rubio
  7. Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel
  8. Atrevete - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Franco El Gorilla
  9. Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
  10. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol


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

For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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First Impressions

By: Nora Roberts

First ImpressionsEscaping the rat race and the lure of gold-digging women, wealthy businessman Vance Banning moves to rural Maryland. Posing as an out-of-work carpenter, all he wants is peace and quiet.

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blast Factor

Blast Factor

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Bang! Howdy

Bang! Howdy

Platform: Any with Java, incl. Windows, Linux, Mac OS X

Genre: Strategy, Western

Publisher: Three Rings Design

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Deal or No Deal

Platform: DVD player, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Wii, Windows

Genre: Trivia

Publisher: Mindscape (EU, PC/NDS) DSI Games (NA, NDS/GBA) Imagination Entertainment (DVD) Global Star Software (NA, PC) Zoo Games (Wii)

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The Ant Bully

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Midway Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Deloitte and Banks to Pay $455 Million to Adelphia Investors

Deloitte & Touche, Bank of America and 38 other banks have agreed to pay $455 million to settle a lawsuit with Adelphia investors. [..]

Democrats Plan Oil Royalties Inquiry

House Democrats vowed to pursue a broad overhaul of tax breaks and other subsidies to oil companies in January. [..]

Home videos

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


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A Sound of Thunder

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Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Howl's Moving Castle

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