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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. 3 Idiots, directed by Rajkumar Hirani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NSFW Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow or Colin McRae: Dirt 2.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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The Lovely Bones

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan

Country: United States

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The Blind Side

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

Starring: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw

Country: United States

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New Moon

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

Country: United States

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Starring: Brian Brushwood, Justin Robert Young

Country: United States

WOW Croatia

Country: United States

Meet the Natives USA

Starring: Jimmy Joseph Nakou

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

30 for 30

Starring: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Marv Albert

Country: United States

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InuYasha: The Final Act

Starring: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Kumiko Watanabe, Kôji Tsujitani

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

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Famous Deaths:
  • 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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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The Wrecker

By: Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

A man known only as the Wrecker is sabotaging the Southern Pacific Railroad's Cascades express line. Whoever he is, whatever his motives, he's building up to a grand act unlike anything

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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 ?

Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: RPG

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Battle Poker

Platform: Wii (WiiWare), PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Left Field Productions

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Platform: iOS

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Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: THQ (Initial) Sega (Online services: 2013-)

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Country Life

Platform: Adobe Flash (Facebook)

Genre: Simulation

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