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Friday 24 December 2010, Christmas Eve

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 24, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Firework by Katy Perry. Nine Dead, directed by Chris Shadley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Dead or Alive by Tom Clancy, Grant Blackwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Glory Daze. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DJ Hero 2 or Dance Dance Revolution Music Fit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 December 2010

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Movies

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

Nine Dead

Directed by: Chris Shadley

Starring: Melissa Joan Hart, William Lee Scott, John Terry, James C. Victor

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True Nature

Directed by: Patrick Steele

Starring: Carolyn McCormick, Marianne Porter, Reg Land, David Darlow

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Little Fockers

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Starring: Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson

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Gulliver's Travels

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Starring: Jack Black, Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Amanda Peet

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How Do You Know

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson, Jack Nicholson

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TV Series

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

Glory Daze

Directed by: Ramon Fernandez

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Backwash

Directed by: Danny Leiner

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In Between Men

Directed by: Jennifer Gelfer

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Rake

Written by: Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh, Charles Waterstreet

Directed by: Peter Duncan

Starring: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Russell Dykstra, Danielle Cormack

Country: Australia

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Eva Luna

Directed by: Adriana Barraza

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Least 32 people are killed in bomb blasts detonated during Christmas Eve celebrations near the city of Jos, Nigeria, while at least six people die in attacks on churches by suspected Islamists in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri. (BBC)
  • Rebel groups in the Darfur region of Sudan clash with government forces, three days after resuming ceasefire negotiations. (Reuters)
  • The Hizbul Islam group in Somalia join forces with al-Shabaab. (Africa Review)
  • A member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard captured in southern Afghanistan is accused of cross-border weapons smuggling by the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force. (''The Australian'')
  • A Christmas message by Pope Benedict XVI is broadcast by BBC Radio 4's ''Thought for the Day'' programme in the United Kingdom. (PA)

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Planetary positions on this day

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
  2. Aston Martin Music - Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
  3. No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
  4. Right Thru Me - Nicki Minaj
  5. What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  6. Deuces - Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall
  7. Lay It Down - Lloyd
  8. Make A Movie - Twista Featuring Chris Brown
  9. Willow - Whip My Hair
  10. Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  2. Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
  3. Bon, Bon - Pitbull
  4. Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  5. Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  6. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  7. Arrastrando Las Patas - Larry Hernandez
  8. Sergio Vega - Millonario de Amor
  9. Y No Regresas - Juanes
  10. La Despedida - Daddy Yankee
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Tighten Up
  2. Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
  3. Stone Sour - Say You'll Haunt Me
  4. World So Cold - Three Days Grace
  5. Neon Trees - Animal
  6. Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
  7. Kings Of Leon - Radioactive
  8. Porn Star Dancing - My Darkest Days Featuring Zakk Wylde
  9. Love-Hate-Sex-Pain - Godsmack
  10. Muse - Undisclosed Desires

Books

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

Dead or Alive

By: Tom Clancy, Grant Blackwood

Tom Clancy returns with a #1 New York Times bestseller that will remind readers why he is the acknowledged master of international intrigue and nonstop military action. It

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Last Sacrifice

By: Richelle Mead

The astonishing conclusion to the #1 international bestselling series...Murder. Love. Jealousy. And the ultimate sacrifice.The Queen is dead and the Moroi world will never be the same.

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I Remember Nothing

By: Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of I Feel Bad About My Neck, taking a hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning

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Autobiography Of Mark Twain, Vol. 1

By: Mark Twain

"I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away—to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

CityVille

CityVille

Platform: Internet

Genre: City-building, construction and management simulation

DJ Hero 2

DJ Hero 2

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music video game, Rhythm game

Publisher: Activision

Captain Tsubasa: Gekito no Kiseki Captain Tsubasa: New Kick Off

Captain Tsubasa: Gekito no Kiseki Captain Tsubasa: New Kick Off

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports (soccer)

Publisher: Konami

8-Bit Rebellion!

8-Bit Rebellion!

Platform: 8-Bit Rebellion!: iOS 8-Bit Rebellion! HD: iOS (iPad only)

Genre: Action-adventure MMORPG

Publisher: Artificial Life, Inc.

Dance Dance Revolution Music Fit

Dance Dance Revolution Music Fit

Platform: Nintendo Wii

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.8861 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5717 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9537 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.662 CNY

Home videos

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

Gentlemen Broncos

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Legion

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Dead Man Running

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Capitalism: A Love Story

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Crazy Heart

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