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Wednesday 22 December 2010

2010-12-22

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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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 22 December 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 22 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Fred Foy: American radio and television announcer (Born 1921).
Facts:
  • The repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, the 17-year-old policy banning on homosexuals serving openly in the United States military, is signed into law by President Barack Obama.
  • South Korea announces it is to hold its biggest ever live fire drill near the North Korea border. (BBC)
  • A senior Israeli army officer tells the BBC that another Gaza War is ampquota question of when, not ifampquot should Hamas continue to control the Gaza Strip. (BBC)
  • The World Bank stops financing Côte d'Ivoire. (Al Jazeera)
  • The United States approves more than $4 billion assistance for rescuers and residents whose health was affected after the September 11 attacks in New York City in 2001. (Al Jazeera)

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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 ?

Alien Breed 2: Assault

Alien Breed 2: Assault

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network), Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Isometric shooter Survival horror

Publisher: Team17

Alien Breed 3: Descent

Alien Breed 3: Descent

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network), Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Isometric shooter Survival horror

Publisher: Team17

Blacklight: Tango Down

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Publisher: Ignition Entertainment

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DJMAX Technika 2

DJMAX Technika 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Pentavision

Donkey Kong Country Returns

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

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