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Saturday 24 December 2011, Christmas Eve

It was Saturday, 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 Micro by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shaktimaan Animated. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Dance Revolution Freedom or Disney Universe.
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 24 December 2011 ?

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:
  • Arab League monitors meet Syria's foreign minister, a day after deadly bombings occurred in the capital Damascus. (Al Jazeera)
  • Government troops in Yemen fire on anti-government protesters demanding the trial of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, killing at least nine people. (''Boston Globe'')
  • Gun battles in Nigeria between government troops and Islamist Boko Haram militants kill 68 people. (Reuters)
  • The Buddha Memorial Center of Fo Guang Shan in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, housing a tooth relic of Gautama Buddha, is consecrated. (Xinhua)
  • Dutch actor and singer Johannes Heesters, the world's oldest performer, dies at the age of 108. (''Bild'')

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Sport Games on 24 December 2011

Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Annan Athletic - Berwick : 2 - 2
  • Queens Park - East Stirling : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 December 2011
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Celtic - Kilmarnock : 2 - 1
  • Dundee United - Hibernian : 3 - 1
  • Dunfermline - St Johnstone : 0 - 3
  • Hearts - Motherwell : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 December 2011

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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 ?

Micro

By: Michael Crichton and Richard Preston

In the vein of Jurassic Park, this high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company—only to find themselves cast out into

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Then Again

By: Diane Keaton

The trade paperback edition of Diane Keaton’s unforgettable memoir includes a new Afterword about the bonds between mother and daughter.NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

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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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The Drop

By: Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch has been given three years before he must retire from the LAPD, and he wants cases more fiercely than ever.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Everybody's Golf 6

Platform: PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Blast Monkeys

Blast Monkeys

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone

Dance Dance Revolution Freedom

Dance Dance Revolution Freedom

Platform: iOS

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami

Deca Sports Extreme

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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Disney Universe

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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