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Sunday 24 December 2006, Christmas Eve

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rihanna Quinn . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Irreplaceable by Beyonce. In UK That's My Goal by Shayne Ward 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 Lost Tales of the Brothers Grimm. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ankh: Heart of Osiris or Back to Stone.
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

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Movies

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

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 24 December 2006 ?

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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan warns of ampquottroubling developmentsampquot in Burundi that could lead to violence. (allAfrica)
  • Ethiopian intervention in Somalia:

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Sport Games on 24 December 2006

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Football (Netherlands)
  • AZ Alkmaar - Nijmegen : 0 - 0
  • Roda JC - Twente : 2 - 0
  • Vitesse - Ajax : 4 - 2
  • Waalwijk - Utrecht : 1 - 1
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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 ?

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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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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The Audacity of Hope

By: Barack Obama

In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners’ minds, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to ...

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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the vein of Serial and Making a Murderer, John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ankh: Heart of Osiris

Platform: PC (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows)

Genre: Third-person adventure

Publisher: BHV Software

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Back to Stone

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: EU Neko Entertainment / Big Ben Interactive; NA Graffiti Entertainment / O~3 Entertainment

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Big Bumpin'

Platform: Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing, Action

Publisher: King Games

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Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Castle of Shikigami III

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Taito (ARC); JP Cyberfront Corporation (WIN); JP Arc System Works (X360, Wii); NA Aksys Games (Wii)

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