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Saturday 16 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 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 Cross by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Strutter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avatar: The Last Airbender or Chromehounds.
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 ?

Strutter

Starring: Paul Kaye, Paul Garner, Lucy Montgomery, Thaila Zucchi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Heavy Sedation

Starring: Brian Anthony Wilson, Damon Diggs, Rasheda El, Ina Farrell

Country: United States

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We Need Girlfriends

Starring: Evan Bass, Patrick Cohen, Seth Kirschner

Country: United States

America's Game: The Superbowl Champions

Starring: Bruce Willis, Ben Roethlisberger, Martin Sheen, Joe Greene

Country: United States

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Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Movies

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • ''Time'' names ampquotYouampquot – contributors of user-generated content to websites such as YouTube and Wikipedia – as its ''Person of the Year''. (MSNBC).
  • Christopher R. Hill, US Chief negotiator in the six-party talks concerning North Korea's nuclear program, announces plans to meet with North Korea prior to the resumption of the talks on Monday. (AFP via New Strait Times)
  • Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas calls for early legislative elections to end the stalemate in creating a national unity government with the Hamas party. (CNN)
  • Egyptian High Court rules that the members of the Bahá'í Faith in Egypt should not receive government Identification cards, thus removing their rights to health care, education, work and other basic rights. (IHT)

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Sport Games on 16 December 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Milan : 2 - 2
  • Udinese - Cagliari : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 December 2006
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Bergen : 4 - 1
  • Beveren - St Truiden : 1 - 2
  • Genk - FC Brussels : 3 - 1
  • Gent - Westerlo : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2006
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Hamburg : 3 - 3
  • Bielefeld - Schalke 04 : 0 - 1
  • Cottbus - Stuttgart : 0 - 0
  • Hertha - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2006
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • La Coruna - Ath Bilbao : 0 - 2
  • Mallorca - Santander : 1 - 2
  • Zaragoza - Valencia : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 December 2006

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the vein of Serial and Making a Murderer, John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence.

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Dear John

By: Nicholas Sparks

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORAn angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah.

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Cross

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: THQ

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Chromehounds

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Mech simulator

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; WW Sega

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CivCity: Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: 2K Games

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Raving Rabbids

Genre: Party

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Race Driver 2006

Race Driver 2006

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Codemasters


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