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Monday 25 December 2006, Christmas

It was Monday, 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 Marley & Me by John Grogan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fotograma. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Juarez or DarkOrbit.
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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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Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 2006 ?

  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Iraqi insurgency: Soldiers from the British Army storm a police headquarters in Basra, Iraq, arresting allegedly corrupt officers, transferring prisoners thought to have been subject to torture, and demolishing the building.
  • James Brown, the ampquotGodfather of Soul,ampquot dies of heart failure at the age of 73. (AP via Yahoo)
  • Flooding in Indonesia's Aceh and North Sumatra provinces has killed up to 80 people. More than 100,000 people have been forced out of their homes. (BBC)
  • The Supreme Council of Kyrgyzstan does not pass amendments proposed by acting Prime Minister Felix Kulov to the Constitution, some of which would alter the make up of the Council by expanding the number of Parliamentarians and electing members by party-line-voting. The Supreme Council may vote again on the amendments over the next week. (EurasiaNet)
  • War in Somalia:

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  • Time: A mirror in the middle of a computer screen
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10597
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.912


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

Marley & Me

By: John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

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Santa Cruise

By: Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark

IN THE BESTSELLING TRADITION OF THE CHRISTMAS THIEF . . . A HOLIDAY MYSTERY AT SEA America's Queen of Suspense -- Mary Higgins Clark -- joins forces with

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The Boleyn Inheritance

By: Philippa Gregory

From “the queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) comes this New York Times bestseller featuring three very different women whose fates are each bound by a bloody curse: the legacy of

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By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyNew York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearHow did America begin? That simple question launches the ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcana Heart

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Examu Inc., AQ Interactive, Atlus, Arc System Works, Aksys Games, Zen United, NIS America

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Bleach: The Blade of Fate

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega Viz Media Shonen Jump

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Call of Juarez

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

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American Dragon: Jake Long – Attack of the Dark Dragon

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

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Platform: Web Browser

Genre: Space-Action

Publisher: Bigpoint

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