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Friday 18 December 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 18, 2009). 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 Ford County by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World War II in Color. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer or A Boy and His Blob.
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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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3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Men of a Certain Age

Directed by: Parthiban Shanmugam

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Directed by: Rob York

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Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 2009 ?

  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
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  • The UN climate conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, ends with a only compromise climate deal, and a vow to work out the details later. Leaders of the following countries sign on to the deal: Canada, USA, China, India, Brazil and South Africa. The agreement offers money to developing nations to help them fight global warming. The agreement is not binding and does not set new greenhouse-gas reduction targets.
  • The Catalan Parliament votes to ban bull fighting in the Spanish region. (''The Times'')
  • Russian television news channels air repeated coverage of a UFO, shaped like a pyramid and similar to an Imperial Cruiser from ''Star Wars''. (Sky News)
  • The Vatican dismisses Zambia's controversial Roman Catholic Church archbishop Emmanuel Milingo. (BBC)
  • A Paris court rules that Google is infringing copyright, sentencing it to pay 300,000nbspeuros in damages and interest to French publisher Editions de la Martinière, and 10,000nbspeuros a day until it removes extracts of the books from its database. (''PC World'')

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Sport Games on 18 December 2009

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Schalke 04 - Mainz : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 December 2009
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Cottbus : 0 - 4
  • Duisburg - Aachen : 0 - 2
  • Koblenz - Frankfurt FSV : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 December 2009
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Nantes : 2 - 1
  • Arles - Chateauroux : 3 - 0
  • Brest - Nimes : 1 - 0
  • Caen - Laval : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 December 2009
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Grimsby - Morecambe : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 18, 2009 - Geocentric view

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


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

Ford County

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNumber 1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, A Time to Kill.

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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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By: Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Freakonomics lived on the New York Times bestseller list for an astonishing two years. Now authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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Bomberman Blitz

Bomberman Blitz

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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Astro Boy: The Video Game

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Action platform

Publisher: D3 Publisher

A Boy and His Blob

Platform: Wii, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A.I.G. May Put Asian Unit on Hong Kong Exchange

The American International Group could use the $20 billion from a stock sale by the insurer American International Assurance to repay some of its giant bailout debt. [..]

‘American Idol’ Creator Plans Web Show

The show, “If I Can Dream,” will follow the lives of five aspiring actors and musicians who move to Hollywood in search of stardom. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $43.51
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $63.50
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $69.90
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $50.90
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.5522 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4032 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9764 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.082 CNY

Home videos

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

Bangkok Dangerous

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Streets of Blood

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Secret Life of Bees

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Follow That Bird

Studio: 25th Anniversary Edition DVD

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Terminator Salvation

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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