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Friday 23 December 2011

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shaktimaan Animated. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation or Burnout Crash!.
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 30 days ?

Shaktimaan Animated

Country: India

Girls' Generation and the Dangerous Boys

Starring: Yoona, Park Kyung Gyu, Kim Seong Hwan, Kim Hui Hoon

Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev

Starring: Sonarika Bhadoria, Chari Asopa, Arun Bali, Vicky Batra

Country: India

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Impractical Jokers

Starring: Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn, Sal Vulcano

Country: United States

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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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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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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

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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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 23 December 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • Police fire teargas in the southern Chinese town of Haimen, and state media air confessions from two detained activists amid a protest against a proposed new power plant. (Reuters)
  • A Chinese court sentences dissident Chen Wei to nine years imprisonment for ampquotinciting subversion of state powerampquot, after he published essays online calling for multiparty democracy. (Radio Television Hong Kong)
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: Syrian state media report the deaths of at least 40 people in two car bombings in the capital Damascus. (BBC)
  • 2011 Egyptian revolution: Activists gather in the Egyptian capital Cairo, calling for the end of the post-Hosni Mubarak military regime. (Al Jazeera)
  • Three Somali aid workers are killed in central Somalia. (AP via Google)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11861187
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: How America Started Selling Cars Again -- Dec. 19, 2011
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11692

Books

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

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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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beatmania IIDX 19: Lincle

Beatmania IIDX 19: Lincle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation

Platform: Nintendo DS

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Army Attack

Platform: Facebook, Google Plus

Genre: Strategy, Multiplayer

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Burnout Crash!

Burnout Crash!

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, Android

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Dirty Drivin'

Dirty Drivin'

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Raw Thrills


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