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Thursday 8 December 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 8, 2011). 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 Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Sense Of An Ending by Julian Barnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Layover. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assassin's Creed: Revelations or Batman: Arkham City Lockdown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 December 2011

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States

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The Flowers of War

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang, Tianyuan Huang

Country: United States

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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo, Dallas Roberts

Country: United States

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Starring: Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Jason Lee

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Layover

Directed by: William H. Macy

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Hell on Wheels

Directed by: Will Zens

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Man Up

Directed by: Ben Palmer

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Dragon Age: Redemption

Directed by: Peter Winther

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Hell's Kitty

Directed by: Nicholas Tana

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 December
Facts:
  • An oil pipeline near the Syrian city of Homs is blown up. (''The Telegraph'')
  • Fighting breaks out in the Somali capital Mogadishu between militants and government troops. (UPI)
  • An investigation by the Associated Press and German media uncovers a secret prison suspected of having been operated by the Central Intelligence Agency in Bucharest, Romania. (''Indian Express'')
  • The European Central Bank reduces interest rates to 1%. (BBC)
  • Hundreds of workers continue a strike in southern China for a fifth day amid a labour dispute. (''Straits Times'')

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Sport Games on 8 December 2011

Futbol Ligi 1
Football (Turkey)
  • Ankaragucu - Bursaspor : 0 - 0
  • Buyuksehyr - Mersin Idman Yurdu : 0 - 0
  • Manisaspor - Besiktas : 1 - 4
  • Orduspor - Sivasspor : 1 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 08, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  2. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  3. Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
  4. Headlines - Drake
  5. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  6. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  7. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  8. Body 2 Body - Ace Hood Featuring Chris Brown
  9. 5 O'Clock - T-Pain Featuring Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen
  10. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
  2. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  3. Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  5. El Mil Amores - Pesado
  6. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  7. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  8. Maquina Del Tiempo - Tito "El Bambino" Featuring Wisin & Yandel
  9. Taboo - Don Omar
  10. Ayer - Enrique Iglesias
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  2. Walk - Foo Fighters
  3. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  4. Paradise - Coldplay
  5. Tonight - Seether
  6. Face To The Floor - Chevelle
  7. These Days - Foo Fighters
  8. Not Again - Staind
  9. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  10. Bottoms Up - Nickelback

Books

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

The Sense Of An Ending

By: Julian Barnes

Winner of the 2011 Man Booker PrizeOne of The Atlantic's Best Books I Read This YearA novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single setting, The Sense

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Zero Day

By: David Baldacci

From David Baldacci--the modern master of the thriller and #1 worldwide bestselling novelist-comes a new hero: a lone Army Special Agent taking on the toughest crimes facing the nation.And

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Micro

By: Michael Crichton and Richard Preston

In the vein of Jurassic Park, this high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company—only to find themselves cast out into

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Throw Them All Out

By: Peter Schweizer

One of the biggest scandals in American politics is waiting to explode: the full story of the inside game in Washington shows how the permanent political class enriches itself at the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batman: Arkham City Lockdown

Batman: Arkham City Lockdown

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

DC Universe Online

DC Universe Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox One Mac OS X

Genre: Action combat MMO

Publisher: Daybreak Game Company

Amnesty – the game

Amnesty – the game

Genre: Serious game

Chaos Code

Chaos Code

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Arc System Works

Assassin's Creed: Revelations

Assassin's Creed: Revelations

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Business Ponders Whether Its Location Is Perfect, or a Disaster

Case Study column examines Pulling Down the Moon, which offers yoga classes and other services to women undergoing fertility treatments; notes its Chicago office is reconsidering relocating after flooding. [..]

BlackBerry Maker Changes New Operating System’s Name

Research in Motion changes name of its new operating system to revive the BlackBerry brand from BBX to BlackBerry 10; change follows grant of restraining order to Basis International, which has long used the name BBx. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $39.40
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $102.22
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $75.67
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $28.17
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.8637 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2178 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9048 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.463 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Hesher

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Mars Needs Moms

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The King's Speech

Studio: Weinstein/Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Unstoppable

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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