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Friday 16 December 2011

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. 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. On TV people were watching Shaktimaan Animated. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CityVille Hometown or Crysis 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Impractical Jokers

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

Country: United States

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Black Mirror

Written by: Charlie Brooker

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Hollywood Militia presents: UnREALity

Starring: Marco Stengel, Tony Stengel, Imani T. Williams, Meryl Nicole Taylor

Country: United States

The Next List

Starring: Sanjay Gupta

Country: United States

The F-List

Written by: Sean Edwards, Beth Triffon

Starring: Sean Edwards, Beth Triffon

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 December
Facts:
  • Tropical Storm Washi causes 1,268 flash flood fatalities in the Philippines with 85 people officially listed as missing.ref name=quotwashi officialquot
  • At least 10 die as the protesters in Zhanaozen, Kazakhstan, clash with police on the country's Independence Day. (''The Telegraph'')
  • Syrian troops reportedly open fire on anti-government protesters following Friday prayers. (AP via Google)
  • Clashes take place between pro-democracy protesters and security forces in Cairo, Egypt. (Al Jazeera)
  • Human Rights Watch calls on Bahrain to release political prisoners from the 2011 Bahraini uprising. (UPI)

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Sport Games on 16 December 2011

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - FC Koln : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2011
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Ingolstadt : 1 - 1
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Paderborn : 2 - 3
  • Greuther Furth - Union Berlin : 5 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2011
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Elche - Alcorcon : 6 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2011
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Chateauroux - Bastia : 0 - 2
  • Istres - Amiens : 2 - 1
  • Le Mans - Angers : 2 - 2
  • Metz - Lens : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2011

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1185
  • Time: A close-up of Mitt Romney
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11691

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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The Drop

By: Michael Connell

LAPD Harry Bosch investigates a murder and a political conspiracy. (E, Little, Brown)

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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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Steve Jobs: A Biography

By: Walter Isaacson

The Genius Biographies boxed set from New York Times bestselling author Walter Isaacson featuring his definitive biographies: Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin. “If anybody in America understands genius, it’s Walter Isaacson.”

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bit.Trip Complete

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (NA) Rising Star Games (EU)

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CityVille Hometown

CityVille Hometown

Platform: iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)

Genre: Social city-building simulation game

Armageddon Riders

Armageddon Riders

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Targem Games

Asphalt: Injection

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Konami

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Crysis 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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