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Wednesday 10 December 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 10, 2008). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. Ghajini, directed by A.R. Murugadoss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Shift. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: The Force Unleashed or AdventureQuest Worlds.
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What the sky looked like on 10 December 2008

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


Directed by: A.R. Murugadoss

Starring: Aamir Khan, Asin, Jiah Khan, Tinnu Anand

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Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Carice van Houten, Kenneth Branagh

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Free Style

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Corbin Bleu, Sandra Echeverría, Madison Pettis, Penelope Ann Miller

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Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy

Country: United States

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Gran Torino

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley, Ahney Her

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Shift

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

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Crooked House

Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

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Tita Tovenaar

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Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Closing Time

Directed by: Hans Lietz

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 December 2008 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Talks on North Korea's nuclear program stall in a dispute over verification. (BBC)
  • Global food price crisis: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that 963 million people are suffering from prolonged food deficiency around the world. (Bloomberg)
  • The Rio Tinto Group announces plans to cut 14,000 jobs worldwide. (ABC News Online)
  • After monitoring stellar orbits around Sagittarius A (the supermassive black hole in center of the Milky Way) for 16 years, scientists estimate the object's mass at 4.31 million solar masses. (MSNBC)
  • Scientists say they have found evidence for water vapour and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of the extrasolar planet HD 189733 b. (Nature)

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Sport Games on 10 December 2008

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Nice - Grenoble : 0 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Ipswich - Bristol City : 3 - 1
  • Watford - Norwich : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 10 December 2008

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 10, 2008 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2008 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  3. Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
  4. Jazmine Sullivan - Bust Your Windows
  5. Chopped 'N' Skrewed - T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
  6. Mrs. Officer - Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
  7. Jennifer Hudson - Spotlight
  8. T.I. - Whatever You Like
  9. Green Light - John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
  10. Trading Places - Usher
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
  2. Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
  3. Como Duele - Ricardo Arjona
  4. Marco Antonio Solis - No Molestar
  5. Te Regalo Amores - RKM & Ken-Y
  6. Vicente Fernandez - Para Siempre
  7. La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Y Que Quede Claro
  8. Amor Inmortal - Chayanne
  9. Inolvidable - Reik
  10. Odio Por Amor - Juanes


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

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By: David Wroblewski

The extraordinary debut novel that became a modern classicBorn mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin.

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The Snowball

By: Alice Schroeder

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett.

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: LucasArts THQ Wireless (iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage) Activision (Japanese version)

Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

D1GP Arcade

D1GP Arcade

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing, drifting

Publisher: Taito

AdventureQuest Worlds

AdventureQuest Worlds

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Artix Entertainment

Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, vehicle construction

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Fighter Jet’s Fate Poses a Quandary for Obama

Two of Barack Obama’s goals — creating jobs and cutting waste — may collide in a decision over the F-22 fighter. [..]

Airline Losses Expected to Be Smaller in ’09

The airline industry is expected to have collective losses of $2.5 billion in 2009 thanks to a drop in fuel prices, according to a forecast from an airline trade association. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $45.19
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $47.39
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $48.45
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $34.10
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 5.7258 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.4538 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9533 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 4.5023 CNY

Home videos

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

Youth Without Youth

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The Game Plan

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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River Queen

Studio: DVD

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