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Sunday 26 December 2004

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Drop It Like It's Hot by Snoop Dogg. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid 20 was in the top 5 hits. Brick, directed by Rian Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Eyes of Nye. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Def Jam: Fight for NY or FIFA Football 2005.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Brick

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lukas Haas, Emilie de Ravin

Country: United States

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Hard Candy

Directed by: David Slade

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh

Country: United States

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Mysterious Skin

Directed by: Gregg Araki

Starring: Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue

Country: United States

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Layer Cake

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Daniel Craig, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon

Country: United States

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Oldboy

Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Eyes of Nye

Starring: Andrea Nelson

Country: United States

The Lance Krall Show

Written by: Lance Krall

Starring: Lance Krall, Sarah Baker, Phil Cater, Annie Humphrey

Country: United States

Million 2 One

Starring: Grub Smith

Country: United Kingdom

French Odyssey

Starring: Rick Stein

Country: United Kingdom

Mega64

Starring: Rocco Botte, Derrick Acosta, Shawn Chatfield, Garrett Hunter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 2004 ?

Holidays:
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
  • Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
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Facts:
  • A 9.3 magnitude earthquake creates a tsunami causing devastation in Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Maldives and many other areas around the rim of the Indian Ocean, killing over 230,000 people including over 1700 on a moving train.
  • Orange Revolution: The final run-off election is held under heavy international scrutiny.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2004?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.798
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The New Science of Sleep -- Dec. 20, 2004
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10024

Books

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

The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Mitch Albom

A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at ...

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America (The Book)

By: Jon Stewart and The Writers of The Daily Show

Jon Stewart, host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show, and his coterie of patriots, deliver a hilarious look at American government. American-style democracy is the world's most beloved form of government, which explains why so many other ...

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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State of Fear

By: Michael Crichton

In Tokyo, in Los Angeles, in Antarctica, in the Solomon Islands . . . an intelligence agent races to put all the pieces together to prevent a global catastrophe.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ancient Empires

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Macrospace (AE 1) Sorrent (AE 2)

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Athens 2004

Platform: PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: PlayStation 2 SCE PC Eidos Interactive

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Deep Labyrinth

Platform: Mobile phone, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Interactive Brains; NA Atlus; EU 505 Games; AUS Atlus

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Def Jam: Fight for NY

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox PlayStation Portable

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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FIFA Football 2005

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable N-Gage Gizmondo, mobile phone

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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