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Tuesday 21 December 2010

2010-12-21

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 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.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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 21 December 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 21 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Enzo Bearzot: Italian football player and manager (Born 1927).
Facts:
  • The first total lunar eclipse to occur on the day of the Northern winter solstice and Southern summer solstice since 1638 takes place. Lunar eclipse, winter solstice to coincide
  • The Palestinian militant group ampquotArmy of Islamampquot fires rockets from Gaza into southern Israel in response to the killing of three of its members by Israel last month, with one rocket landing close to a kindergarten near Ashkelon, injuring a 14-year-old girl Israeli jets respond with air strikes in the Gaza Strip, injuring at least two Palestinian militants, Palestinian sources say. (''The Jerusalem Post'')
  • North Korea silences its guns to prevent confrontation with South Korea as the South's ampquotrecklessampquot and ampquotampquotchildish play with fireampquot military drills continue. North Korea also invites International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors into the country. (Al Jazeera)
  • Pope Benedict XVI comments on condoms and pedophilia:
  • Buckingham Palace announces the engagement of the Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips and Rugby Union player Mike Tindall. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: An unfinished paint-by-the-numbers painting of Sarah Palin
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11484
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1133

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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Dead or Alive

By: Tom Clancy, Grant Blackwood

The #1 New York Times bestseller...Tom Clancy is back! After almost a decade, Tom Clancy returns to the world he knows better than anyone: a world caught in the crossfire of politics and power, placed on the edge of annihilation ...

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Last Sacrifice

By: Richelle Mead

The astonishing conclusion to the #1 international bestselling series...Murder. Love. Jealousy. And the ultimate sacrifice.The Queen is dead and the Moroi world will never be the same.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; Mac OS; OnLive

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Battle Dex

Battle Dex

Platform: PC

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Bloody Good Time

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Death By Cube

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Square Enix

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Digital: A Love Story

Digital: A Love Story

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Visual novel, Mystery, Romance


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