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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 The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Tourettes Guy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Another Code: Two Memories or Lego Star Wars: The Video Game.
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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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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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TV Series

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

The Colbert Report

Starring: Stephen Colbert

Country: United States

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Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Eric Kripke

Starring: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

Country: United States

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Tales from the Green Valley

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, John Letts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by: Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 2005 ?

  • 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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Sport Games on 24 December 2005

Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alloa - Peterhead : 0 - 2
  • Gretna - Forfar : 1 - 2
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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


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

The Chronicles of Narnia

By: C.S. Lewis

An impressive hardcover volume containing all seven books in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, graced by black-and-white chapter opening illustrations and featuring an essay by C.

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Teacher Man

By: Frank McCourt

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, mega-bestselling author who wore his celebrity with extraordinary grace comes a magnificently appealing book about teaching and about how one great storyteller found his voice.Frank

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Amazing Peace

By: Maya Angelou

In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and

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The World Is Flat

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Coffee Tycoon

Platform: PC

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Reflexive Arcade

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Another Code: Two Memories

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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Blokus Portable: Steambot Championship

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Irem; NA/EU Majesco Games

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Cabela's Outdoor Adventures

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action game, Sports game

Publisher: Activision, Zoo Digital Publishing

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Lego Star Wars: The Video Game

Platform: Game Boy Advance; GameCube; Microsoft Windows; OS X; PlayStation 2; Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Aspyr (OS X); Eidos Interactive (GBA)

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