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Friday 29 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 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 Fotograma. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cocoto Magic Circus or Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA.
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 ?

24/7

Starring: Chad Dawson, Liev Schreiber, Andre Ward

Country: United States

Storyville

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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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 29 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Police '''discover''' skulls, bodies of 15 missing children in Noida, India.
  • ATT, Inc. acquires BellSouth Corporation to create one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world.
  • The United Kingdom pays off the last of its debts from World War II by paying the last $100 million to the United States and Canada. The country still has debts outstanding from the Napoleonic Wars, which are cheaper to pay interest on than to redeem. (BBC)
  • Kazakh Foreign Minister Kassym-Jomart Tokayev says that in the event of a war in Turkmenistan over succession to Turkmenbashi Saparmurat Niyazov, ampquotKazakhstan is not going to get involved.ampquot (Interfax)
  • Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev will address the Supreme Council on 30 December 2006 in an effort to compromise on proposed amendments to the constitution. Several Parliamentarians warn that Kyrgyzstan is on the verge of civil war. (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)

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Sport Games on 29 December 2006

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Luton : 2 - 2
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Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • York - Woking : 0 - 1
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Excelsior - Feyenoord : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 29 December 2006

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.913914
  • Time: A mirror in the middle of a computer screen
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10597

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 ?

Army Men: Major Malfunction

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: Global Star Software

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Spider-Man: Battle for New York

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, mobile phone

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Activision

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AquaZone: Life Simulator

AquaZone: Life Simulator

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Frontier Groove

Cocoto Magic Circus

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Wii

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment BigBen Interactive

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Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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