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Thursday 21 December 2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Combs Twins . 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 Eragon by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. Deity. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commandos: Strike Force or ARMA: Armed Assault.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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 21 December 2006 ?

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Combs Twins: American identical twins and noted family members, daughters of rapster P. Diddy (Sean Combs) and his girlfriend Kim Porter.
See other famous people born on 21 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir is cleared of any involvement in the 2002 Bali bombings by the Supreme Court of Indonesia. (News Limited)
  • Ipswich murder case: Suffolk police announce that Steven Wright has been charged with all five murders. (Suffolk Constabulary statement)
  • U.S. military prosecutors charge three Marines with murder in connection with the Haditha killings. (CBC)
  • New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine signs a bill granting civil unions to same-sex couples, with all the rights and privileges of marriage. New Jersey becomes the third U.S. state to offer civil unions, and the fifth to offer some version of marriage to gay couples. (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • War in Somalia:

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Sport Games on 21 December 2006

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Ath Madrid : 1 - 1
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Xerez : 1 - 0
  • Hercules - Valladolid : 2 - 2
  • Sp Gijon - Las Palmas : 2 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Strasbourg - Amiens : 1 - 0
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Benfica - Belenenses : 4 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.

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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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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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Wild Fire

By: Nelson Demille

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Nelson DeMille is a true master." - Dan Brown, #1 bestselling author of The Da Vinci CodeWelcome to the Custer Hill Club--an informal men's club set in a luxurious Adirondack hunting lodge whose members include some of ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Birth of America

Platform: Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: AGEOD

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Commandos: Strike Force

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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ARMA: Armed Assault

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: 505 Games Atari

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Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Mech simulator

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; WW Sega

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