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Friday 15 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 Irreplaceable by Beyonce. In UK Patience by Take That was in the top 5 hits. The Painted Veil, directed by John Curran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Culture Warrior by Bill O'Reilly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Strutter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing American Dragon: Jake Long – Attack of the Dark Dragon or Blackwell.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Painted Veil

Directed by: John Curran

Starring: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Rocky Balboa

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Tarver, Milo Ventimiglia

Country: United States

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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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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 15 December 2006 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter successfully flies for the first time.
  • Muqtada al-Sadr withdraws his support for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. (RFE/RL)
  • A severe windstorm hits the Pacific Northwest overnight, with wind gusts reported as high as 97 miles per hour. Three people were killed in Washington, and at the peak of the storm about one million homes in western Washington and over 400,000 in the Greater Portland area were without electricity. In British Columbia, Stanley Park sustains more than $9 million damage. (Oregonlive)
  • United States district court judge Jeremy Fogel imposes a moratorium on lethal injections in California stating that they are unconstitutional. In an unrelated incident, the Governor of Florida Jeb Bush has suspended lethal injections in Florida pending an investigation into the system after the recent execution of Ángel Nieves Díaz took 34 minutes after it was botched. (CNN #2)
  • The 2006 Asian Games is officially closed at the 50,000 seater Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar marking the end of 15 days of competition. (Doha 2006 Asian Games website)

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Sport Games on 15 December 2006

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Standard - Mouscron : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - M'gladbach : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Augsburg : 0 - 2
  • FC Koln - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 2
  • Unterhaching - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 15 December 2006
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Luton - Southend : 0 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 2006?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11073
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.911
  • Time: A soldier's persoal belongings are hung up


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

Culture Warrior

By: Bill O'Reilly

With three straight #1 bestsellers and more than 4 million copies of his books in print, the most powerful traditional force in the American media now takes off his gloves in

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The Shape Shifter

By: Tony Hillerman

Retirement has never sat well with former Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn. Now the ghosts of a still-unsolved case are returning to haunt him, reawakened by a photograph in a

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Lisey'S Story

By: Stephen King

Now in paperback, from the acclaimed #1 New York Times and undisputed King of Horror Stephen King, comes the story of a writer’s widow who must confront his demons after his

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State of Denial

By: Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward's third # 1 New York Times bestseller on President George W. Bush's wars tells the detailed, behind-the-scenes story of how the Bush administration failed to tell the truth about the Iraq War.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American Dragon: Jake Long – Attack of the Dark Dragon

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

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Barrow Hill

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure

Publisher: Shadow Tor Studios Lighthouse Interactive Got Game Entertainment Akella

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Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person action role-playing game

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Wii Sports

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Wadjet Eye Games

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