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  • London, England
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    David Cameron

    The Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition

    London, England
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    The next stage of the election process, between Davis and Cameron, was a vote open to the entire party membership. Cameron was elected with more than twice as many votes as Davis and more than half of all ballots issued; Cameron won 134,446 votes on a 78% turnout, to Davis's 64,398. Although Davis had initially been the favourite, it was widely acknowledged that his candidacy was marred by a disappointing conference speech.Cameron's election as the Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition was announced on 6 December 2005.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    Eminem

    Curtain Call: The Hits

    U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    In 2005, industry insiders speculated that Eminem was considering ending his rapping career after six years and several Multi-Platinum albums. Rumors began early in the year about a double album to be released late that year, entitled The Funeral; the greatest hits album, entitled Curtain Call: The Hits, was released in December.




  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 8, 2005

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal was sworn in

    Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 8, 2005

    Upon his trade to Miami, O'Neal began training to become a Miami Beach reserve officer. On December 8, 2005, he was sworn in, but elected for a private ceremony to avoid distracting attention from the other officers. He assumed a $1 per year salary in this capacity.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 15, 2005

    YouTube

    YouTube launched officially

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 15, 2005

    Following a $3.5 million investment from Sequoia Capital in November, the site launched officially on December 15, 2005, by which time the site was receiving 8 million views a day.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 20, 2005

    Kobe Bryant

    Bryant outscored the entire Mavericks team

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 20, 2005

    The 2005–06 season marked a crossroads in Bryant's basketball career. Despite past differences with Bryant, Jackson returned to coach the Lakers. Bryant endorsed the move, and by all appearances, the two men worked together well the second time around, leading the Lakers back into the playoffs. Bryant's individual scoring accomplishments posted resulted in the finest statistical season of his career. On December 20, 2005, Bryant scored 62 points in three quarters against the Dallas Mavericks. Entering the fourth quarter, Bryant outscored the entire Mavericks team 62–61, the only time a player has done this through three quarters since the introduction of the shot clock.




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