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Monday 26 December 2011

2011-12-26

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. The Flowers of War, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 26 December 2011 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Flowers of War

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang

Country: United States

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

Country: United States

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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Cup of Joe

Written by: Joey von Haeger, Wes Powers

Starring: Joey von Haeger, Wolly Wolcott, Wynn Reichert, Nikki von Haeger

Country: United States

Honest Trailers

Written by: Andy Signore, Brett Weiner

Starring: Jon Bailey

Country: United States

Battlefield Friends

Starring: Brent Triplett, Jon Etheridge, Nate Panning, Tony Schnur

Country: United States

Impractical Jokers

Starring: Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn, Sal Vulcano

Country: United States

Black Mirror

Written by: Charlie Brooker

Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear, Hayley Atwell

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 2011 ?

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
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 26 December
Facts:
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: Renewed violence takes place in the city of Homs as Arab League observers arrive in Syria to monitor the country's ongoing uprising. (BBC)
  • Brazil surpasses the United Kingdom to become the world's sixth-largest economy. (BBC)
  • Tens of thousands of people are left without power after one of the biggest storms for 30 years hits Scandinavia. (Al Jazeera)
  • France refuses to extradite journalist and former court spokeswoman Florence Hartmann, indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for contempt of court. (AP)
  • The government of China sentences activist Chen Xi to ten years imprisonment for ampquotinciting subversionampquot. (Radio Television Hong Kong)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2011 ?

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 26 December 2011 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2011?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: 2011 Person of the Year: The Protester -- Dec. 26, 2011
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11693
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11861187

Books

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

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever

By: Jeff Kinne

Youth: Greg Heffley is trapped with his family during a blizzard after he is accused of damaging school property. (H, Amulet Books)

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Steve Jobs: A Biography

By: Walter Isaacson

Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years--as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues--Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense ...

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The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aiyoku no Eustia

Platform: Windows, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Supernatural

Publisher: Hazuki (Windows) Dramatic Create (PS Vita)

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Battle vs. Chess

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Board game

Publisher: TopWare Interactive SouthPeak Games (US)

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CardMon Hero

CardMon Hero

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Card battle, MMORPG

Publisher: HanbitSoft

Cities XL 2012

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City simulator

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai

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Tell the world why 26 December 2011 is such a special date for you!