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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. Freedom Writers, directed by Richard LaGravenese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Dear John by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Place Called Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DarkOrbit or Bratz Babyz.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Freedom Writers

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn

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The Land Before Time

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Country: United States

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Code Name: The Cleaner

Directed by: Les Mayfield

Starring: Cedric the Entertainer, Lucy Liu, Nicollette Sheridan, Mark Dacascos

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Farce of the Penguins

Directed by: Bob Saget

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Alyson Hannigan, Bob Saget, Brie Larson

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Notes on a Scandal

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Andrew Simpson, Tom Georgeson

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TV Series

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

A Place Called Home

Directed by: Michael Tuchner

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My Bare Lady

Directed by: Arthur Knight

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American Gangster

Directed by: Not Specified

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Strictly Confidential

Directed by: Charles Saunders

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Horrid Henry

Directed by: Nick Moore

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 2006 ?

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
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  • 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

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Luton : 2 - 2
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • York - Woking : 0 - 1
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Excelsior - Feyenoord : 1 - 3
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Irreplaceable
  2. Ciara - Promise
  3. My Love - Justin Timberlake Featuring T.I.
  4. I Wanna Love You - Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg
  5. Shortie Like Mine - Bow Wow Featuring Chris Brown & Johnta Austin
  6. Jim Jones - We Fly High
  7. You - Lloyd Featuring Lil Wayne
  8. Unk - Walk It Out
  9. That's That - Snoop Dogg Featuring R. Kelly
  10. Make It Rain - Fat Joe Featuring Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tu Recuerdo - Ricky Martin Featuring La Mari De Chambao Y Tommy Torres
  2. Bendita Tu Luz - Mana
  3. Ser O Parecer - RBD
  4. Dime (Tell Me) - Pitbull Featuring Frankie J & Ken-Y
  5. Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel
  6. Dime Quien Es - Los Rieleros del Norte
  7. Ni Una Sola Palabra - Paulina Rubio
  8. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  9. Me Matas - RKM & Ken-Y
  10. Los Infieles - Aventura


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

Dear John

By: Nicholas Sparks

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORAn angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah.

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Nature Girl

By: Carl Hiaasen

From "the funniest important writer in America" (Miami Herald) comes a tale that is gleefully zany and incisively sharp and now available in trade paperback for the first time.

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By: Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, comes an astounding, eye-opening look at the world of genetics as it’s happening now, told as only Michael Crichton can tell it, with lightening fast pacing and thrilling ...

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The God Delusion

By: Richard Dawkins

A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Alaskan Adventures

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, GameCube (Cancelled)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

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Bode Miller Alpine Skiing

Platform: PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Valcon Games (PS2) Merscom (PC)

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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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Platform: Web Browser

Genre: Space-Action

Publisher: Bigpoint

Bratz Babyz

Platform: PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Constant Gardener

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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The Ice Harvest

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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The Greatest Game Ever Played

Studio: DVD release

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Studio: DVD release

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