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Thursday 17 December 2009

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. 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 True Blue by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Albert Schweitzer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colin McRae: Dirt 2 or Captain Forever.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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Avatar

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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Hurricane Season

Directed by: Tim Story

Starring: Forest Whitaker, Isaiah Washington, Shad Moss, Taraji P. Henson

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TV Series

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

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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Amelia

Directed by: Mira Nair

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 2009 ?

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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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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. Jay-Z + Alicia Keys - Empire State Of Mind
  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. Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga - Me Gusta Todo De Ti
  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. Thirty Seconds To Mars - Kings And Queens
  9. Savior - Rise Against
  10. Pearl Jam - The Fixer

Books

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

True Blue

By: David Baldacci

A mysterious high-profile homicide in the nation's capital collides with the dark side of national security in David Baldacci's new, heart-stopping thriller.TRUE

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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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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Pirate Latitudes

By: Michael Crichton

“Crichton’s ultimate adventure.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action….A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure.”—USA Today “Riveting….Great entertainment….The pages and minutes fly by.”—Cleveland

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Colin McRae: Dirt 2

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows Mac OS X Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters SCEE (PS3/PSP in Europe) Namco Bandai (Australia)[1] Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Bit.Trip Beat

Platform: Wii, iOS, Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo 3DS, Android, Linux

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (Wii & 3DS, North America and Europe) Arc System Works (Wii & 3DS, Japan) Gaijin Games (PC, Android) Namco Bandai (iOS)

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Captain Forever

Captain Forever

Genre: Space Shooter

Ceville

Platform: Microsoft Windows Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Kalypso Media

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Home videos

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

Happy-Go-Lucky

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Rudo y Cursi

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Adoration

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Jerichow

Studio: DVD

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The Maiden Heist

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