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Wednesday 20 December 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cameron Mullinder . 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 Santa Cruise by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. Deity. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 24: The Game or Crash Boom Bang!.
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 in the last 30 days ?

Rocky Balboa

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Tarver, Milo Ventimiglia

Country: United States

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The Painted Veil

Directed by: John Curran

Starring: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

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 20 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cameron Mullinder: British noted family member, first son of the world's first test tube baby, Louise Brown.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The Home Office department of the United Kingdom Government announces plan to require foreign nationals living in Britain to have biometric ID cards. (Guardian Unlimited)
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, and Kosovo sign the Central European Free Trade Agreement extending the free trade zone to southeastern Europe. (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)
  • The Government of Kazakhstan is considering giving Kyrgyzstan USD $100 million in aid. (ITAR-TASS)
  • The 2006 Malaysian floods caused by heavy monsoon rain force the evacuation of 26,000 people in the southern Malaysian state of Johor. Flooding is also reported in the southern states of Malacca and Negeri Sembilan but the situation there is not as serious. (AP via Houston Chronicle)
  • The United States military claims to have captured a senior leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq. (AP via ABC News)

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Sport Games on 20 December 2006

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Udinese : 1 - 2
  • Cagliari - Fiorentina : 0 - 2
  • Chievo - Reggina : 3 - 2
  • Empoli - Siena : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 December 2006
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Sociedad : 0 - 0
  • Getafe - Espanol : 0 - 1
  • Gimnastic - Betis : 0 - 1
  • Osasuna - Levante : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 December 2006
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Poli Ejido : 1 - 1
  • Almeria - Elche : 2 - 0
  • Cadiz - Ponferradina : 0 - 0
  • Castellon - Lorca : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 December 2006

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Books

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

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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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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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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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: John Grisham

John Grisham's first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blades of Thunder 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Summitsoft Entertainment

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Castle of Shikigami III

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Taito (ARC); JP Cyberfront Corporation (WIN); JP Arc System Works (X360, Wii); NA Aksys Games (Wii)

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Gears of War

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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24: The Game

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: NA 2K Games; EU Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Crash Boom Bang!

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Party

Publisher: JP Vivendi Universal Games; INT Sierra Entertainment; WW Universal Interactive

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