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Friday 22 December 2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 For One More Day by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. Deity. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder or Blackwell.
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 ?

Mr. Deity

Starring: Brian Dalton, Jimbo Marshall, Amy Rohren

Country: United States

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Children of Men

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarn

Starring: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Facts:
  • The NASA space shuttle Discovery lands at the Kennedy Space Center, concluding a two-week mission to the International Space Station.
  • About 60,000 people in Johor, Malaysia have been displaced by the 2006 Malaysian floods. (BBC)
  • Rape charges are dropped against the three Duke University lacrosse players who were accused of raping a stripper in the 2006 Duke University lacrosse team scandal. (AP)
  • Andrew Wallis of ''The Times'' accuses the French government of aiding and abetting genocidaires in the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. Current Rwandan President Paul Kagame has also expressed his belief that the French and Belgian governments were complicit. (The Times)
  • The party of dictator Omar Bongo, the Gabonese Democratic Party, has apparently won a vast majority in the legislative election held on 17 December 2006. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.912
  • Time: A student's school desk with an apple
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10596

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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You: On a Diet

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

AMERICA'S MOST TRUSTED DOCTOR TEAM CRACKS THE CODE ON WAIST MANAGEMENT For the first time in our history, scientists are uncovering astounding medical evidence about dieting.

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By: Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, comes an astounding, eye-opening look at the world of genetics as it’s happening now, told as only Michael Crichton can tell it, with lightening fast pacing and thrilling ...

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Eragon

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: 1C Company, Playlogic

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Bratz: Forever Diamondz

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Battleship/Connect Four/Sorry!/Trouble

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game Traditional game

Publisher: DSI Games

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Blackwell

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

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Wadjet Eye Games

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