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Saturday 24 December 2005, Christmas Eve

It was Saturday, 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 Run It! by Chris Brown. In UK Hung Up by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The New World, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Red Lily by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Tourettes Guy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield 2 or Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Tourettes Guy

Starring: Tony Six, Sal Lizard

Country: United States

Ask a Ninja

Starring: Douglas Sarine, Doug Bresler

Country: United States

The Colbert Report

Starring: Stephen Colbert

Country: United States

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Sailor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Supernatural

Written by: Eric Kripke

Starring: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The New World

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Munich

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Jose Croze

Country: United States

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Cheaper by the Dozen 2

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff

Country: United States

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V for Vendetta

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves

Country: United States

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Directed by: Andrew Adamson

Starring: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2005?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.855
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Best Photos of 2005 -- Dec. 19, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10214

Books

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

The Chronicles of Narnia

By: C.S. Lewis

Experience all seven tales of C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, in one impressive paperback volume!Epic battles between good and evil, fantastic creatures, betrayals, heroic deeds, and friendships won and lost all come together in this ...

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The Broker

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn his final hours in office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison.

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Red Lily

By: Nora Roberts

Three women learn that the heart of their historic home holds a mystery of years gone by, as #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts brings her In the Garden trilogy to a captivating conclusion.A

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A Million Little Pieces

By: James Fre

Memoir: At 23, Frey spent six weeks in rehab; Oprah's Book Club, announced Sept. 2005; new editions will have an author's note saying Frey ?€œembellished many details?€?. (P, Anchor)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Day of Defeat: Source

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

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Dead to Rights: Reckoning

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: id Software

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Ultimate Spider-Man

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

Genre: Beat 'em up, Open world

Publisher: Activision

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