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Wednesday 28 December 2011

2011-12-28

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 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 28 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 28 December 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 28 December
Facts:
  • 2011 Syrian uprising:
  • The Washington-based organisation Human Rights Watch accuses Syria of hiding hundreds of political detainees during a visit by Arab League monitors. (Angola Press)
  • Syrian state television reports the release of 755 people detained during ongoing civil unrest. (BBC)
  • A bomb is thrown into an Arabic school in southern Nigeria's Delta State, injuring seven people. (Reuters)
  • Greek Orthodox and Armenian Apostolic priests fight in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem over a cleaning dispute Palestinian police break up the fighting. (BBC)

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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

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 28 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 ?

Afterfall: Insanity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

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Akimi Village

Akimi Village

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7

Platform: iOS; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; PlayStation Vita; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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American cover art

American cover art

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 Wii Xbox 360 Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega


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