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Friday 16 December 2011

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 16, 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. Don 2, directed by Farhan Akhtar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Layover. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Big Ben Burglary or Dice Soccer.
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What the sky looked like on 16 December 2011

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

Don 2

Directed by: Farhan Akhtar

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Florian Lukas, Om Puri, Priyanka Chopra

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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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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 16 December 2011 ?

  • 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
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  • 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
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Elche - Alcorcon : 6 - 0
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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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 16, 2011 - Geocentric view

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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. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  6. Headlines - Drake
  7. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  8. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
  9. 5 O'Clock - T-Pain Featuring Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen
  10. You The Boss - Rick Ross 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. El Mil Amores - Pesado
  5. Maquina Del Tiempo - Tito "El Bambino" Featuring Wisin & Yandel
  6. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  7. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  8. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  9. Para No Perderte - Espinoza Paz
  10. Taboo - Don Omar
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  2. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  3. Walk - Foo Fighters
  4. Paradise - Coldplay
  5. Face To The Floor - Chevelle
  6. Tonight - Seether
  7. These Days - Foo Fighters
  8. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  9. Bottoms Up - Nickelback
  10. Cough Syrup - Young The Giant


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

The Best of Me

By: Nicholas Sparks

"Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen."In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love.

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The Scottish Prisoner

By: Diana Gabaldon

Includes a preview of the new novel in the Outlander series.“This could be the worthy Lord John Grey’s breakout novel, as readers are treated to large dollops of Outlander hero Jamie

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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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Thinking, Fast And Slow

By: Daniel Kahneman

Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dice Soccer

Dice Soccer

Platform: iOS

Genre: Sports



Platform: Microsoft Windows, iPad, Linux, OS X, Xbox 360

Genre: Platformer, run and gun

Publisher: Alientrap, indiePub (iOS)

3D Pixel Racing

3D Pixel Racing

Platform: WiiWare, iOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microforum Games

Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7

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)

The Big Ben Burglary

The Big Ben Burglary

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
2 Executives at Amgen Plan to Retire

Kevin W Sharer, chief executive at biotechnology company Amgen, and Dr Roger M Perlmutter, company's head of research, will step down in 2012 after more than a decade on the job; changes come as Amgen's once-torrid growth has cooled and its stock price has stagnated. [..]

Ford’s Home Team Chooses New York as Site for Lincoln’s Boutique Agency

Stuart Elliott Advertising column notes that WPP, massive agency that handles all campaigns for Ford Motor, will create a separate, boutique agency in New York to work with company as it tries to reinvigorate its Lincoln brand of luxury cars. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $38.17
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $99.79
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.67
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $26.34
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.7658 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.1019 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9013 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.316 CNY

Home videos

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

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Helena from the Wedding

Studio: Film Movement

Format: DVD

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In a Better World

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Brighton Rock

Studio: MPI

Format: DVD

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All Good Things

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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