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Wednesday 29 November 2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 29, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Wanna Love You by Akon. In UK Patience by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Blood Diamond, directed by Edward Zwick, 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 My Bare Lady. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Juarez or Spider-Man: Battle for New York.
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What the sky looked like on 29 November 2006

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Blood Diamond

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers

Country: United States

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Miss Potter

Directed by: Chris Noonan

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn

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Black Snake Moan

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Starring: Christina Ricci, Samuel L. Jackson, Justin Timberlake, S. Epatha Merkerson

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Smokin' Aces

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds, Ray Liotta, Joseph Ruskin

Country: United States

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Charlotte's Web

Directed by: Gary Winick

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi

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TV Series

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

My Bare Lady

Directed by: Arthur Knight

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Strictly Confidential

Directed by: Charles Saunders

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Horrid Henry

Directed by: Nick Moore

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Simon Schama's Power of Art

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The Underground

Directed by: Darcy Weir

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 November 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Radbod
  • former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  • Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
  • Albania - Liberation Day (Dita e �lirimit)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Allen Carr: English anti-smoking campaigner (Born 1934).
Facts:
  • Kofi Annan, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, expresses concern about a resumption of fighting in Sudan between the army and the Sudan People's Liberation Army. (BBC)
  • Shibu Soren, a Cabinet Minister in India's coalition government, is convicted of murdering his secretary. The Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh successfully demands Soren's resignation. (News Limited)
  • Three British Airways planes are grounded in London and Moscow due to positive traces of radiation as the investigation into the death of Alexander Litvinenko widens. British Airways will attempt to contact the thousands of passengers who have travelled on the planes recently. (CNN)
  • Turkmenbashi Saparmurat Niyazov fires Khojaberdy Byashymov, Governor of Mary Province. Niyazov has now fired every regional governor in Turkmenistan since the beginning of November. (RFE/RL)
  • United States District Court judge Richard J. Leon orders the Bush administration to resume making payments to thousands of people who lost their homes as a result of Hurricane Katrina. (AP via International Herald Tribune)

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Sport Games on 29 November 2006

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Derby - Ipswich : 2 - 1
  • Southampton - Birmingham : 4 - 3
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Man City : 1 - 3
  • Bolton - Chelsea : 0 - 1
  • Fulham - Arsenal : 2 - 1
  • Liverpool - Portsmouth : 0 - 0
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Vitesse - Heerenveen : 1 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 29, 2006 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 2006 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Irreplaceable
  2. Shortie Like Mine - Bow Wow Featuring Chris Brown & Johnta Austin
  3. My Love - Justin Timberlake Featuring T.I.
  4. Jim Jones - We Fly High
  5. Unk - Walk It Out
  6. I Wanna Love You - Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg
  7. Say Goodbye - Chris Brown
  8. Stuntin' Like My Daddy - Birdman & Lil Wayne
  9. Mary J. Blige - Take Me As I Am
  10. Money In The Bank - Lil Scrappy Featuring Young Buck
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ser O Parecer - RBD
  2. Bendita Tu Luz - Mana
  3. Tu Recuerdo - Ricky Martin Featuring La Mari De Chambao Y Tommy Torres
  4. A La Primera Persona - Alejandro Sanz
  5. Ni Una Sola Palabra - Paulina Rubio
  6. Dime (Tell Me) - Pitbull Featuring Frankie J & Ken-Y
  7. Aventura - Los Infieles
  8. Antes De Que Te Vayas - Marco Antonio Solis
  9. Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
  10. Tengo Un Amor - Toby Love Featuring Rakim & Ken-Y

Books

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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Thunderstruck

By: Erik Larson

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City, a true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush”In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson

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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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The Audacity Of Hope

By: Barack Obama

The Audacity of Hope is Barack Obama's call for a new kind of politics a politics that builds upon those shared understandings that pull us together as Americans.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Call of Duty 3

Call of Duty 3

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Wii, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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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Spider-Man: Battle for New York

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, mobile phone

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Activision

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Call of Juarez

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

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Cocoto Magic Circus

Cocoto Magic Circus

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Wii

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment BigBen Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
2nd-Biggest Spanish Power Concern to Buy ScottishPower

Iberdrola agreed to buy ScottishPower for $22.5 billion in a move that would create one of Europe’s largest utilities. [..]

2nd Group May Make Bid for Biggest Casino Company

A second buyout group is considering an offer for Harrah’s Entertainment, the largest casino operator in the world. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $65.96
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $89.86
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $64.53
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $39.15
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.0627 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.947 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8908 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.3543 CHF

Home videos

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

Love's Long Journey

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Pride & Prejudice

Studio: VHS and DVD release, final

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The Aristocrats

Studio: DVD release

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Flightplan

Studio: DVD release

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Ushpizin

Studio: DVD release

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