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Saturday 17 December 2011

It was Saturday, 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 BombSquad or Crimson: Steam Pirates.
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 17 December 2011 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Egyptian Army soldiers beat protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square in a second day of clashes which have resulted in 10 deaths and hundreds injured. (Reuters)
  • Flash floods triggered by Tropical Storm Washi kill at least 400 people in the Philippines with hundreds more missing. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
  • A boat carrying 380 asylum seekers en route from Indonesia to Australia sinks off the coast of Java with hundreds of people missing. (Reuters via ABC Australia)
  • The United States Senate votes in favor of extending the payroll tax cut for two months. (CNN)
  • Johann Lamont is elected as Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, succeeding Iain Gray. (BBC)

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Music Charts

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Sport Games on 17 December 2011

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Chievo - Cagliari : 2 - 0
  • Fiorentina - Atalanta : 2 - 2
  • Milan - Siena : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 December 2011
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Lierse - Kortrijk : 2 - 0
  • St Truiden - Mechelen : 0 - 0
  • Waregem - Bergen : 2 - 3
  • Westerlo - Germinal : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 December 2011
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Dortmund : 1 - 4
  • Hamburg - Augsburg : 1 - 1
  • Hoffenheim - Hertha : 1 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Nurnberg : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 17 December 2011
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Frankfurt FSV - Bochum : 0 - 2
  • Karlsruhe - Munich 1860 : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 17 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 ?

Breach

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, tactical shooter

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Battle Nations

Platform: iOS, OS X, Android, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, simulation

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Crysis 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dance Dance Revolution X3

Dance Dance Revolution X3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music, exercise

Publisher: Konami

Dead Block

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN), Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Digital Reality

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