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Tuesday 13 December 2011

2011-12-13

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

Country: United States

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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris

Country: United States

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Impractical Jokers

Starring: Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn, Sal Vulcano

Country: United States

Black Mirror

Written by: Charlie Brooker

Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear, Hayley Atwell

Country: United Kingdom

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The Hollywood Militia presents: UnREALity

Starring: Marco Stengel, Tony Stengel, Imani T. Williams, Meryl Nicole Taylor

Country: United States

The Next List

Starring: Sanjay Gupta

Country: United States

The F-List

Written by: Sean Edwards, Beth Triffon

Starring: Sean Edwards, Beth Triffon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 2011 ?

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:
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Facts:
  • Pakistan police rescues 50 boys from a dungeon in Karachi, Pakistan. Police reports say that the dungeon was equipped with shackles and hooks. The prisoners say they were beaten and threatened and that, if they had tried to escape, they would have been forced to join Jihad militants. (The Telegraph)
  • A gunman opens fire and throws explosives into a crowd in an attack in the Belgian city of Liège. (BBC)
  • At least 5,000 people are now estimated to have been killed in Syria's uprising, amid continuing violence. (''Daily Nation Kenya'')
  • Three Thai soldiers are killed by a land mine near the border with Cambodia. (UPI)
  • ''Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3'' becomes the fastest selling entertainment product of all time passing $1bn in sales in 16 days. (''The Guardian'')

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2011 ?

Make this date unforgettable

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 13 December 2011 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2011?

  • Time: A close-up of Mitt Romney
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11691
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1184

Books

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

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever

By: Jeff Kinne

Youth: Greg Heffley is trapped with his family during a blizzard after he is accused of damaging school property. (H, Amulet Books)

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The Drop

By: Michael Connell

LAPD Harry Bosch investigates a murder and a political conspiracy. (E, Little, Brown)

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The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Steve Jobs: A Biography

By: Walter Isaacson

Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years--as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues--Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation

Platform: Nintendo DS

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Arcania: Fall of Setarrif

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nordic Games GmbH

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The Black Eyed Peas Experience

Platform: Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Rhythm

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Crimson: Steam Pirates

Crimson: Steam Pirates

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Bungie Aerospace Corporation

Thor: Son of Asgard

Thor: Son of Asgard

Platform: iOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment


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