Monday 7 December 2020

Back In Time With Maisie: 2006

Back in Time: 2006

In my time-travel rom com, The 12 Christmases of You & Me, Maisie travels back in time to Christmases of her past, and we're going to travel back with her and find out what was happening during the years she goes back to. 

2006 was the year Leona Lewis became the first woman to win The X Factor, Daniel Craig made his James Bond debut, and the Queen turned 80.

Back in Time: 2006

Christmas Number One:

A Moment Like This (Leona Lewis)

Big Chart Hits in the UK:

Hips Don't Lie (Shakira ft Wyclef Jean)

Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)

I don't Feel Like Dancin' (Scissor Sisters)

I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) (Sandi Thom)

Nasty Girl (The Notorious B.I.G. ft Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avert Storm)

From Paris to Berlin (Infernal)

No Tomorrow (Orson)

Sexyback (Justin Timberlake)

Maneater (Nelly Furtado)

That's My Goal (Shayne Ward)

Highest Grossing Films:

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 

The Da Vinci Code

Ice Age: The Meltdown

Casino Royale

Night at the Museum

Events, Music & TV:

Life on Mars debuts on BBC One

Dancing On Ice starts on ITV for the first time. Ex-Coronation Street actress and her professional skating partner, Daniel Whiston, win

A whale is spotted in the River Thames

Chantelle Houghton enters the Big Brother house for the fourth celebrity series. She's a 'civilian' but has to convince the other housemates that she's famous. Chantelle goes on to win the series

The Winter Olympics takes place in Turin, Italy. Shelley Rudman wins Great Britain's only medal; a silver in women's skeleton

Events in 2006

CITV gets its own TV slot, sharing a channel with ITV4 and running during the daytime

Michelle Dewberry wins the second series of The Apprentice

Top of the Pops is axed, only returning for Christmas specials

Previously viewed as a subscription service, FilmFour launches as a free-to-air channel

New TV talent show, How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria airs on BBC One. Presented by Graham Norton, its aim is to find an actress to play Maria in a stage production of The Sound of Music

While filming an episode of Top Gear, host Richard Hammond crashes his jet-powered car and receives a serious brain injury

Events in 2006

The One Show launches on BBC One

The Royle Family returns after six years for an hour-long episode, 'The Queen of Sheba'

BBC One airs a new version of Robin Hood, staring Jonas Armstrong , Lucy Griffiths, Richard Armitage and Keith Allen

Doctor Who spin-off, Torchwood debuts on BBC Three

Mark Ramprakash and his professional dance partner, Karen Hardy win the fourth series of Strictly Come Dancing

Wendy Richard, who has played Pauline Fowler since the soap began, leaves Eastenders

Soapstar Superstar, Everybody Hates Chris, Hotel Babylon, Horrid Henry, Dickinson's Real Deal, The IT Crowd and How To Look Good Naked also have their British TV debuts

Events in 2006

Find out more about The 12 Christmases of You & Me

The 12 Christmases of You & Me Jennifer Joyce

What if you could go back in time and fix the biggest mistake of your life?

Two years ago, Maisie’s best friend walked out of her life and she hasn’t heard from him since. When she wakes up in 1994, she naturally assumes she’s dreaming. But when she finds herself in the past again the next night and her actions in the dream alter her present-day life, she begins to wonder if she’s somehow hopping back in time. And if she is time-travelling, can she save her friendship with Jonas?

When Maisie is forced to relive Christmases of the past, will she face up to her mistakes, or make them all over again?

The 12 Christmases of You & Me is a magical tale of friendship, first loves, and learning to live in the present.



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