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Saturday 17 December 2011

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 17, 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 Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Layover. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beep or Amazing Breaker.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 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 17 December 2011 ?

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  • 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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Sport Games on 17 December 2011

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Chievo - Cagliari : 2 - 0
  • Fiorentina - Atalanta : 2 - 2
  • Milan - Siena : 2 - 0
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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
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Frankfurt FSV - Bochum : 0 - 2
  • Karlsruhe - Munich 1860 : 1 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 17, 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 ?

Killing Lincoln

By: Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts

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Back To Work

By: Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton gives us his views on the challenges facing the United States today and why government matters—presenting his ideas on restoring economic growth, job creation, financial responsibility, resolving the

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Kill Alex Cross

By: James Patterson

The only wayDetective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene of the biggest case he's ever been part of. The President's son and daughter have been abducted from their school - an impossible crime, but somehow the ...

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By: Michael Lewis

“Lewis shows again why he is the leading journalist of his generation.”―Kyle Smith, Forbes The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Platform, Action and Adventure

Async Corp.

Async Corp.

Platform: iOS

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

CityVille Hometown

CityVille Hometown

Platform: iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)

Genre: Social city-building simulation game

Amazing Breaker

Amazing Breaker

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
As Wars End, Young Veterans Return to Scant Jobs

Legions of veterans have a harder time finding work than other people their age, a situation officials say will worsen in coming years. [..]

Buying Toys This Christmas? Try Renting Them Instead

Alina Tugend Shortcuts column surveys the varied rental industry, noting people can rent such items as toys, tools, designer handbags and even Christmas trees. [..]

Home videos

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

My Dog Tulip

Studio: New Yorker Video

Format: DVD

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Justin Bieber: Never Say Never

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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The Green Hornet

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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Larry Crowne

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Inside Out

Studio: World Wrestling

Format: DVD

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