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Friday 24 December 2010

2010-12-24

It was Friday, 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 24 December 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Least 32 people are killed in bomb blasts detonated during Christmas Eve celebrations near the city of Jos, Nigeria, while at least six people die in attacks on churches by suspected Islamists in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri. (BBC)
  • Rebel groups in the Darfur region of Sudan clash with government forces, three days after resuming ceasefire negotiations. (Reuters)
  • The Hizbul Islam group in Somalia join forces with al-Shabaab. (Africa Review)
  • A member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard captured in southern Afghanistan is accused of cross-border weapons smuggling by the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force. (''The Australian'')
  • A Christmas message by Pope Benedict XVI is broadcast by BBC Radio 4's ''Thought for the Day'' programme in the United Kingdom. (PA)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11341135
  • Time: An unfinished paint-by-the-numbers painting of Sarah Palin
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11484

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 ?

Bit.Trip Runner

Platform: Wii, Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo 3DS, Linux

Genre: Platform, music

Publisher: Aksys Games (Wii, 3DS) Gaijin Games (PC)

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Blacklight: Tango Down

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Publisher: Ignition Entertainment

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Chaos;Head Love Chu Chu!

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Visual novel

Publisher: 5pb.

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Def Jam Rapstar

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii

Genre: Music, Simulation, Rap

Publisher: Konami

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Pac-Man Championship Edition DX

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Windows RT, Steam, iOS, Android

Genre: Maze, Arcade

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games


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