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Saturday 30 December 2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mattias Ferrell . 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 Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fotograma. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix or Corvette Evolution GT.
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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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TV Series

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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 30 December 2006 ?

  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mattias Ferrell: American child of noted parent, actor and comedian Will Ferrell and his wife Viveca Paulin.
See other famous people born on 30 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Saddam Hussein: Iraqi politician, President of Iraq 7/16/1979.
  • Michel Plasse: French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006).
  • Terry Peck: Falkland Islander who acted as a scout for 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment in the Falklands War (Born 1938).
  • Deposed President of Iraq Saddam Hussein, convicted of the executions of 148 Iraqi Shiites, is executed by hanging.
  • Madrid Barajas International Airport is bombed.
  • Basque nationalist group ETA detonates a van bomb at Madrid-Barajas Airport in Madrid, Spain, ending a nine-month ceasefire.
  • Saddam Hussein is executed, by hanging, at approximately 06:00 local time (03:00 UTC). (BBC News)
  • The Supreme Council of Kyrgyzstan votes 50 to 1 in favor of amendments to the Constitution giving greater power to the executive branch after President Kurmanbek Bakiyev accuses Parliamentarians of ampquotsabotagingampquot the political process. The President will now have the power to appoint and dismiss the Prime Minister and his cabinet and regional governors. The SNB, the domestic intelligence organization, will report to the President, not the legislature. (Al Jazeera)

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Sport Games on 30 December 2006

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 3
  • Cardiff - Crystal Palace : 0 - 0
  • Colchester - Wolves : 2 - 1
  • Coventry - Southend : 1 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Altrincham - Forest Green : 2 - 2
  • Cambridge - Burton : 1 - 2
  • Dag and Red - Halifax : 1 - 0
  • Gravesend - Rushden & D : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 30 December 2006
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Gretna - Dundee : 1 - 0
  • Hamilton - Clyde : 1 - 1
  • Livingston - Airdrie Utd : 1 - 3
  • Ross County - Queen of Sth : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 30 December 2006
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alloa - Forfar : 2 - 0
  • Ayr - Morton : 0 - 1
  • Brechin - Cowdenbeath : 4 - 2
  • Raith Rvs - Peterhead : 5 - 2
See all Football game results of 30 December 2006

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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


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


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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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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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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Mistral'S Kiss

By: Laurell K. Hamilton

I am Princess Meredith, heir to a throne of faerie. My day job, once upon a time, was as a private detective in Los Angeles.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buku Sudoku

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Merscom

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CivCity: Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building

Publisher: 2K Games

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Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Mission: Wifix

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Atari

Corvette Evolution GT

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo DS Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Valcon Games Black Bean Games

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Wii Sports

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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