Tuesday 17 December 2013US date format: 12/17/2013, UK date format: 17/12/2013
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 2013). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Monster by Eminem.
If I Had Wings, directed by Allan Harmon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013
while One Summer by Bill Bryson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Riley Rewind.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Drakengard 3 or Enter the Dominatrix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Australia wins the third test at the WACA, taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over England in the 2013–14 Ashes series played in Australia. (BBC)
- The Ashes:: Australia wins the third test at the WACA, taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over England in the 2013–14 Ashes series played in Australia. (BBC)
- Snow falls in Sa Pa, Vietnam. (The Strait Times)
- Japan intends to increase spending for the Japan Self-Defense Forces and transform it into a modern military. (BBC)
- Angela Merkel is elected for a third term as Chancellor of Germany. (CNN)
- Russia agrees to reduce prices on gas exports to Ukraine and purchase 11 billion Euros worth of Ukrainian government bonds. (Reuters)
- President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow amid mass protests against the relationship between the two. (Bloomberg)
- Euromaidan:: President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow amid mass protests against the relationship between the two. (Bloomberg)Russia agrees to reduce prices on gas exports to Ukraine and purchase 11 billion Euros worth of Ukrainian government bonds. (Reuters)
- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry intends to give the Philippines $40 million in order to boost its maritime security regarding territorial disputes with China. (The New York Times)
- A report by the American nonprofit investigative news organization The Center for Public Integrity details that the U. S. Federal Election Commission was hacked by China during the October 2013 federal government shutdown. (CNN)
- Edward Snowden offers Brazil information over the NSA spying of its citizens. (ABC News)
- India orders diplomatic repercussions against the United States over the arrest and alleged maltreatment of the consul Devyani Khobragade in New York City. (BBC)
- British singer Harry Styles, with the boy band One Direction, wins a limited ban on stalking in a London court case against paparazzi regarding the privacy rights of celebrities. (The Guardian)
- A gunman is dead after shooting and killing one person and wounding two others at the Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, United States. (Washington Post)
- Two British women, called the Peru Two, are sentenced to six and a half years imprisonment in Lima, Peru, for drug smuggling.(Sky News)
- Six American troops die after their helicopter crashes in Afghanistan. (Fox News)
- American businessman Jacob Ostreicher escapes Bolivia two years after being imprisoned without charge. (BBC)
- Several prominent Turkish businessmen and the sons of three cabinet ministers are arrested as part of an investigation into alleged bribery and corruption. (BBC) (Reuters)
- Target refuses to sell the album Beyoncé after it was flash released by the artist. (USA Today)
- Jamaican reggae singer Tessanne Chin wins Season 5 of the American singing competition The Voice. (Los Angeles Times)
Sport Games on 17 December 2013
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Brechin - Airdrie Utd : 4 - 3
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2013 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Monster - Eminem Featuring Rihanna
- Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake Featuring Majid Jordan
- White Walls - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring ScHoolboy Q & Hollis
- 23 - Mike WiLL Made-It Featuring Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J
- Holy Grail - Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
- My Hitta - YG Featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan
- Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
- Love More - Chris Brown Featuring Nicki Minaj
- It Won't Stop - Sevyn Streeter Featuring Chris Brown
- All Me - Drake Featuring 2 Chainz & Big Sean
Top #10 Latin songs
- Loco - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Romeo Santos
- Darte Un Beso - Prince Royce
- Propuesta Indecente - Romeo Santos
- Vivir Mi Vida - Marc Anthony
- Que Viva La Vida - Wisin
- Vas A Llorar Por Mi - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Mi Ultimo Deseo - Banda Los Recoditos
- Muchacho de Campo - Voz de Mando
- Me Interesas - Noel Torres
- Hasta Abajo - Yandel
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?