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Saturday 17 December 2011

2011-12-17

It was Saturday, 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 Flowers of War, directed by Yimou Zhang, 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 Flowers of War

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang

Country: United States

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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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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 17 December 2011 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 December
Facts:
  • Egyptian Army soldiers beat protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square in a second day of clashes which have resulted in 10 deaths and hundreds injured. (Reuters)
  • Flash floods triggered by Tropical Storm Washi kill at least 400 people in the Philippines with hundreds more missing. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
  • A boat carrying 380 asylum seekers en route from Indonesia to Australia sinks off the coast of Java with hundreds of people missing. (Reuters via ABC Australia)
  • The United States Senate votes in favor of extending the payroll tax cut for two months. (CNN)
  • Johann Lamont is elected as Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, succeeding Iain Gray. (BBC)

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Music Charts

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

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 17 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?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1185
  • Time: A close-up of Mitt Romney
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11691

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 ?

AFL Live

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment

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Bang Bang Racing

Bang Bang Racing

Platform: Android, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Digital Reality

Battle Nations

Platform: iOS, OS X, Android, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, simulation

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Battle vs. Chess

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Board game

Publisher: TopWare Interactive SouthPeak Games (US)

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DJMax Technika 3

DJMax Technika 3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Pentavision


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