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Thursday 17 December 2009

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 17, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z. The Pool Boys, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World War II in Color. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AFL Challenge or Creeper World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 December 2009

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Movies

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

The Pool Boys

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Matthew Lillard, Brett Davern, Efren Ramirez, Rachelle Lefevre

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3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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Did You Hear About the Morgans?

Directed by: Marc Lawrence

Starring: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Elliott, Elisabeth Moss

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Assault Girls

Directed by: Mamoru Oshii

Starring: Yoshikazu Fujiki, Rinko Kikuchi, Meisa Kuroki, Hinako Saeki

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TV Series

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

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Men of a Certain Age

Directed by: Parthiban Shanmugam

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Magellan

Directed by: Rob York

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Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 2009 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • MV Danny F II sinks off the coast of Lebanon, resulting in the deaths of 44 people and over 28,000 animals.
  • Europe is hit by heavy snowfall leading to disruptions in France, Germany, Poland and Spain. (BBC)
  • Bishop of Limerick Donal Murray resigns following allegations contained within the Murphy Report. The Vatican accepts his resignation. (Channel News Asia)
  • A Nigerian court throws out corruption charges against the former governor of the country's Delta State, James Ibori, saying there was no clear evidence. (BBC)
  • Egyptian archaeologists recover from the Mediterranean Sea an ancient temple pylon belonging to the palace complex of Cleopatra. (AP)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 17, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Papers - Usher
  2. I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
  3. Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
  4. Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
  5. It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
  6. Bad Habits - Maxwell
  7. Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
  8. Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
  9. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
  10. Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
  2. Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  3. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  4. Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
  5. Hay Ojitos - Intocable
  6. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  7. La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  8. La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga - Derecho De Antiguedad
  9. Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes - Paulina Rubio
  10. Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Break - Three Days Grace
  2. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  3. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  4. Muse - Uprising
  5. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  6. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  7. If You Only Knew - Shinedown
  8. Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
  9. Savior - Rise Against
  10. Pearl Jam - The Fixer

Books

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

U is for Undertow

By: Sue Grafton

Eyewitness testimony is notoriously unreliable. Even more so when Kinsey Millhone's only lead is a grown man dredging up a repressed childhood memory-of something that may never have happened...

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The Last Song

By: Nicholas Sparks

Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

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Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in Stephenie Meyer's riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her ...

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The Lost Symbol

By: Dan Brown

Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon answers an unexpected summons to appear at the U.S. Capitol Building. His planned lecture is interrupted when a disturbing object—artfully encoded with five symbols—is discovered in the building.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AFL Challenge

AFL Challenge

Platform: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment Sony Computer Entertainment

Beaterator

Beaterator

Platform: PlayStation Portable iOS

Genre: Music, puzzle

Publisher: Rockstar Games

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports, party

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Creeper World

Creeper World

Platform: Mac OS X, Windows, Linux

Genre: Tower defense, Real-time strategy

Amagami

Amagami

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Drama, Romantic Comedy, Harem

Publisher: Enterbrain

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
An App That Helps You Find Your Way Is a Great Find

Consumers who do their homework can avoid buying a navigation system that fails to meet their needs. [..]

App of the Week: Google’s Eyes on the Ground

Google Goggles uses a smartphone’s camera to identify what it sees and return a stream of information. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $43.06
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $64.15
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.06
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $50.94
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.5215 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3737 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9778 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.059 CNY

Home videos

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

Hatching Pete

Studio: DVD

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I.O.U.S.A.

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Of Time and the City

Studio: DVD

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Valkyrie

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Taking Woodstock

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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