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Wednesday 23 December 2009

2009-12-23

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 Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z. Sherlock Holmes, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin 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 ?

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams

Country: United States

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3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh

Country: United States

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Avatar

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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The Lovely Bones

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan

Country: United States

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Zvenigora

Directed by: Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Starring: Georgi Astafyev, Nikolai Nademsky, Vladimir Uralsky

Country: United States

TV Series

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

NSFW Show

Starring: Brian Brushwood, Justin Robert Young

Country: United States

WOW Croatia

Country: United States

Meet the Natives USA

Starring: Jimmy Joseph Nakou

Country: United Kingdom

30 for 30

Starring: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Marv Albert

Country: United States

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The Platoon of Power Squadron

Written by: Jake Jarvi

Starring: Craig Benzine, Eliza Toser, Carlyn Janus, Jake Jarvi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin Jim Moriarty resigns, the second bishop to do so following the publication of the Murphy Report. (''Bangkok Post'')
  • 39-year-old Russian Orthodox priest Father Alexander Filippov is fatally shot in the back outside his home in Satino-Russkoye after challenging a group of drunks who were urinating in his hallway. (''The Age'')
  • Gävle's giant straw goat mdash a traditional symbol of yuletide in Scandinavia mdash is burned down for the 24th time. (''USA Today'')
  • President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf voluntarily imprisons herself in Bella Yalla prison, an old maximum security prison in the northern jungle, which is to be renamed and turned into a museum. (BBC)
  • Clashes between police and protesters take place in the Iranian city of Isfahan at a memorial service for Ayatollah Hussein-Ali Montazeri. (''The Times'')

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Books

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

Going Rogue: An American Life

By: Sarah Palin

Going Rogue is the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir from Sarah Palin, one of America’s most beloved and controversial political figures. Now with new material, Going Rogue offers plain talk from a true American original about her life, her ...

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

This gorgeous gift set--available for a limited time only--includes paperback editions of Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn, and The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner with exclusive white covers, making it the perfect gift for fans of the bestselling ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: THQ

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Alien Breed: Evolution

Alien Breed: Evolution

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Isometric shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Team17

Ashes Cricket 2009

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

Genre: Sports, Cricket

Publisher: Codemasters (UK), Namco Bandai Partners (AUS)

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C.O.R.E.

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Shooter game Action game

Publisher: Graffiti Entertainment

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Lego Battles

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Tell the world why 23 December 2009 is such a special date for you!