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Tuesday 20 December 2011

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Koa Egan . 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 Bastion or Ben 10: Galactic Racing.
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

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 in the last 30 days ?

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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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

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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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 20 December 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Koa Egan: Irish noted family member, the eldest child of Irish musician Kian Egan and his English actress wife Jodi Albert.
See other famous people born on 20 December
Facts:
  • Syria says it will execute anyone who participates in ampquotterrorist actsampquot, under a new law. (CNN)
  • Chinese police beat protesters and fire tear gas after demonstrators storm government buildings in Haimen (70km NNW from Shanghai), in protest against a local 'polluting' coal-powered electricity generation plant. (AFP via Google)
  • Indian Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna condemns a court case in Russia that could see the ''Bhagavad Gita As It Is'' holy book banned there. (''The Statesman'')
  • The death toll from Tropical Storm Washi in the Philippines rises to nearly 1,000. (CBC)
  • A Socata TBM-700 small plane crashes onto Interstate 287 in Northern New Jersey, killing 5. (''New York Times'')

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2011?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: How America Started Selling Cars Again -- Dec. 19, 2011
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11692
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1185

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 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

"When Mike Moritz was still a reporter of Time in 1980s, Steve Jobs gave him the access to his life and all aspects of Apple with no limits.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Afterfall: Insanity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

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Dance Dance Revolution X3

Dance Dance Revolution X3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music, exercise

Publisher: Konami

Bastion

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360, iOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Ben 10: Galactic Racing

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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DJMax Technika 3

DJMax Technika 3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Pentavision


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