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Sunday 31 December 2006, NewYear’s Eve

It was Sunday, 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. 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 Dark and Light or North American box cover.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 31 December 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The U.S. soldier death toll in Iraq reaches 3,000.
  • Austrian Minister of the Interior Liese Prokop dies of aortic dissection. (IHT)
  • New Year's Eve 2006-2007:
  • The world begins celebrations of the beginning of 2007, starting at 10:00 UTC when midnight strikes in the Line Islands, Kiribati. (AP)
  • War in Somalia: The Battle of Jilib erupts between the forces of the Ethiopian-backed Transitional Federal Government and the Islamic Courts Union. (Reuters)

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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 ?

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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman PSP

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade/Maze /Strategy

Publisher: Konami

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Dark and Light

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Farlan Entertainment

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North American box cover

North American box cover

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Majesco

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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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