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Monday 18 December 2006

It was Monday, 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. Children of Men, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while I Like You by Amy Sedaris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Strutter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bang! Howdy or Wii.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 18 December 2006 ?

  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 18 December
Famous Deaths:
  • The first of a series of floods strikes Malaysia. The death toll of all flooding is at least 118, with over 400,000 people displaced.
  • Uzbekistan nearly doubles the price of natural gas it sells to Kyrgyzstan from USD $55 to $100 (£51) per 1,000 cubic meters of gas amid growing tension between the two nations over alleged spying. (BBC News)
  • Six-party talks resume on North Korea's nuclear weapons program with North Korea and the United States being ampquotpoles apartampquot in their opening positions. (CNN)
  • 2006 Ipswich murder investigation: Police arrest a 37-year-old man in Trimley St. Martin near Felixstowe, England on suspicion of the murders of five prostitutes. (Guardian)
  • Palestinian Civil Skirmishes increase after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls early elections and a truce between his forces and the Hamas government appeared close to collapse in the Gaza Strip. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 18 December 2006

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Munich 1860 - Erzgebirge Aue : 4 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Fulham - Middlesbrough : 2 - 1
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Sp Braga - Boavista : 2 - 2
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

I Like You

By: Amy Sedaris

The bestselling entertaining guide from America's most delightfully unconventional hostess is now available in paperback! Are you lacking direction in how to whip up a swanky soiree for

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The Boleyn Inheritance

By: Philippa Gregory

From “the queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) comes this New York Times bestseller featuring three very different women whose fates are each bound by a bloody curse: the legacy of

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By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bang! Howdy

Bang! Howdy

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

Genre: Strategy, Western

Publisher: Three Rings Design


Platform: Wii Wii U

Genre: Simulation video games minigame compilations music video games fitness games web mapping

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Cocoto Magic Circus

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Wii

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment BigBen Interactive

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Dark and Light

Platform: Windows


Publisher: Farlan Entertainment

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