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Thursday 22 December 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 22, 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. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, directed by Stephen Daldry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Layover. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DC Universe Online or The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 22 December 2011

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow

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Elevator

Directed by: Stig Svendsen

Starring: Christopher Backus, Anita Briem, John Getz, Shirley Knight

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Hollywood Sex Wars

Directed by: Paul Sapiano

Starring: Mario Diaz, Eli Jane, Jenae Altschwager, Dominique Purdy

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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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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 22 December 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 22 December
Facts:
  • At least 72 people are killed and 169 wounded in a series of 16 bombing attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, shortly after the final withdrawal of American forces from Iraq. (CNN)
  • The United States admits it was significantly responsible for an airstrike last month that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. (BBC)
  • Killings and coverups are reported to be occurring in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (BBC)
  • The first monitors from the Arab League arrive in Syria to assess the government's crack-down on anti-government demonstrations across the country. (PA)
  • Egypt's military-appointed Prime Minister Kamal Ganzouri calls for national dialogue after weeks of deadly protests against the military regime. (''Al-Masry Al-Youm'')

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Sport Games on 22 December 2011

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Tottenham - Chelsea : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 December 2011
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Football (Turkey)
  • Besiktas - Karabukspor : 1 - 0
  • Gaziantepspor - Bursaspor : 2 - 2
  • Genclerbirligi - Buyuksehyr : 4 - 0
  • Trabzonspor - Orduspor : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 December 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 22, 2011 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 22, 2011 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2011 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Rihanna - We Found Love
  2. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  3. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  4. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  5. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  6. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  7. Someone Like You - Adele
  8. Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
  9. David Guetta - Without You
  10. T-Pain - 5 O'Clock
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  2. Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
  3. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  4. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  6. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
  7. Headlines - Drake
  8. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  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. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  2. El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
  3. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  4. Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  5. El Mil Amores - Pesado
  6. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  7. Para No Perderte - Espinoza Paz
  8. Maquina Del Tiempo - Tito "El Bambino" Featuring Wisin & Yandel
  9. Nada Iguales - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  10. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  2. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  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. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks

Books

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

Explosive Eighteen

By: Janet Evanovich

Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s life is set to blow sky high when international murder hits dangerously close to home, in this dynamite novel by Janet Evanovich.

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The Scottish Prisoner

By: Diana Gabaldon

Includes a preview of the new novel in the Outlander series.“This could be the worthy Lord John Grey’s breakout novel, as readers are treated to large dollops of Outlander hero Jamie

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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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In The Garden Of Beasts

By: Erik Larson

Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

DC Universe Online

DC Universe Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox One Mac OS X

Genre: Action combat MMO

Publisher: Daybreak Game Company

Blobster

Blobster

Platform: iOS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Chillingo

Bit.Trip Complete

Bit.Trip Complete

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (NA) Rising Star Games (EU)

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, Android, Symbian^3

Genre: Action-adventure, platformer, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft, Gameloft (iOS, Android)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360,[5] Wii

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $38.83
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $103.08
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.72
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.53
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.7752 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2143 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9167 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.426 CNY

Home videos

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

The Tempest

Studio: Touchstone

Format: Blu-ray

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My Dog Tulip

Studio: New Yorker Video

Format: DVD

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Jig

Studio: Screen Media

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Reef

Studio: IMAGE

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Apollo 18

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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