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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 Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. Deity. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chromehounds or DarkOrbit.
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 22 December 2006 ?

  • 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)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 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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Sport Games on 22 December 2006

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Guingamp : 0 - 0
  • Caen - Dijon : 3 - 2
  • Creteil - Tours : 4 - 3
  • Grenoble - Niort : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 December 2006
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Marseille - St Etienne : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 December 2006
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crystal Palace - Sunderland : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 December 2006
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Millwall - Scunthorpe : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 December 2006

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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


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


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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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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First Impressions

By: Nora Roberts

First ImpressionsEscaping the rat race and the lure of gold-digging women, wealthy businessman Vance Banning moves to rural Maryland. Posing as an out-of-work carpenter, all he wants is peace and quiet.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

Platform: Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Platform: Game Boy Advance Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Nintendo GameCube Wii Xbox (cancelled)

Genre: Party, adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Mech simulator

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; WW Sega

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Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC



Platform: Web Browser

Genre: Space-Action

Publisher: Bigpoint

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