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  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 22, 2005

    Microsoft

    Xbox 360 Release

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 22, 2005

    In November 2005, the Xbox 360 was released. There were two versions, a no-frills version for $299.99 and a bells-and-whistles version for $399.99.




  • Germany
    Tuesday Nov 22, 2005

    Angela Merkel

    Chancellor of Germany

    Germany
    Tuesday Nov 22, 2005

    On 22 November 2005, Merkel assumed the office of Chancellor of Germany following a stalemate election that resulted in a grand coalition with the SPD. The coalition deal was approved by both parties at party conferences on 14 November 2005. Merkel was elected Chancellor by the majority of delegates (397 to 217) in the newly assembled Bundestag on 22 November 2005, but 51 members of the governing coalition voted against her.




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