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Monday 13 December 2010

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marion Turner . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Firework by Katy Perry. TRON: Legacy, directed by Joseph Kosinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Decision Points by George W. Bush was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Welcome Back, Brotter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos Rings or Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

TRON: Legacy

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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True Grit

Directed by: Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld

Country: United States

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The Fighter

Directed by: David O. Russell

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams

Country: United States

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Tangled

Directed by: Nathan Greno

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy

Country: United States

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Welcome Back, Brotter

Starring: Cody Brotter, Paul Ryan, Greg Picker, Claudine Margolis

Country: United States

Edwardian Farm

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom

The Unemployment of Danny London

Written by: Doug Cwiak

Starring: Danny Lippin, Sharon Swainson, Ernest Harden Jr., Teruko Nakajima

Country: United States

Ghost Finders

Starring: Rob Thompson, Heather Bordelean, James O'Hora, Amy Sturdevant

Country: United States

Elvira's Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marion Turner: American child of noted parents, he is the third child and third son born to singer Josh Turner and his wife Jennifer.
See other famous people born on 13 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Richard Holbrooke: American journalist banker and diplomat 22nd United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 2010).
  • Enrique Morente: Spanish singer-songwriter (d. 2010).
Facts:
  • A Liberian owned cargo vessel with 24 Filipino crew is seized by Somali pirates 550 nautical miles from the coast of India. (Xinhua)
  • A 2,400 year old pot of soup is unearthed in China near the ancient capital Xi'an. (''People's Daily'')
  • Brunei and Malaysia sign a deal to jointly explore and produce oil and gas off the coast of northern Borneo. (''Malaysia Star'')
  • Major British supermarkets and online stores stop taking orders in Scotland in the run up to Christmas, because of a backlog of deliveries caused by the recent adverse weather conditions. (BBC)
  • A South Korean deep sea trawler sinks in the Southern Ocean two thousand kilometres south of New Zealand with at least five people dead and seventeen missing. (CNN)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2010?

  • Time: A black and white photo of Julian Assange with his mouth covered by the American flag
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11483
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1132

Books

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

Decision Points

By: George W. Bush

In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth

By: Jeff Kinne

Youth: Greg learns to deal with boy-girl parties; fifth in series. (H, Amulet Books)

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Cross Fire

By: James Patterson

Wedding bells ringDetective Alex Cross and Bree's wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington D.C.'s

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America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag

By: Sarah Palin

Since the publication of her bestselling memoir, Going Rogue, in 2009, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has traveled the country extensively. She has visited cities and towns in almost every state, dropped in on military bases, given talks and speeches ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Rings

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone 7, PlayStation Mobile, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

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CityVille

CityVille

Platform: Internet

Genre: City-building, construction and management simulation

Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Computer Wargame

Publisher: Matrix Games

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Dance on Broadway

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 3

Genre: Music, Rhythm

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

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