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Wednesday 23 December 2009

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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. Sherlock Holmes, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Pursuit Of Honor by Vince Flynn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NSFW Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing C.O.P. The Recruit or CID The Dummy.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

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

Country: United States

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3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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The Lovely Bones

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan

Country: United States

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The Blind Side

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

Starring: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Brian Brushwood, Justin Robert Young

Country: United States

WOW Croatia

Country: United States

Meet the Natives USA

Starring: Jimmy Joseph Nakou

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

30 for 30

Starring: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Marv Albert

Country: United States

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InuYasha: The Final Act

Starring: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Kumiko Watanabe, Kôji Tsujitani

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 2009 ?

  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin Jim Moriarty resigns, the second bishop to do so following the publication of the Murphy Report. (''Bangkok Post'')
  • 39-year-old Russian Orthodox priest Father Alexander Filippov is fatally shot in the back outside his home in Satino-Russkoye after challenging a group of drunks who were urinating in his hallway. (''The Age'')
  • Gävle's giant straw goat mdash a traditional symbol of yuletide in Scandinavia mdash is burned down for the 24th time. (''USA Today'')
  • President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf voluntarily imprisons herself in Bella Yalla prison, an old maximum security prison in the northern jungle, which is to be renamed and turned into a museum. (BBC)
  • Clashes between police and protesters take place in the Iranian city of Isfahan at a memorial service for Ayatollah Hussein-Ali Montazeri. (''The Times'')

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Sport Games on 23 December 2009

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Monaco : 1 - 1
  • Lorient - Valenciennes : 3 - 2
  • Lyon - Montpellier : 1 - 2
  • Marseille - Auxerre : 0 - 2
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Pursuit Of Honor

By: Vince Flynn

An exhilarating political thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn, praised as “the best pure adrenaline-charged action writer out there today” (The Providence Journal).When

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By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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The National Parks

By: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns

The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The WarAmerica’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Windows

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games; EU Arc System Works UK

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C.O.P. The Recruit

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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CID The Dummy

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Wii Microsoft Windows Zeebo

Genre: Action-adventure game Platform game

Publisher: Oxygen Games

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Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Mac OS X, Linux, Wii U

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Nobilis

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