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Monday 24 December 2012, Christmas Eve

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Locked Out Of Heaven by Bruno Mars. The Millionaire Tour, directed by Inon Shampanier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Racketeer by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching @TheBar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crashmo or Alan Wake's American Nightmare.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Millionaire Tour

Directed by: Inon Shampanier

Starring: Dominic Monaghan, Jordan Belfi, Rick Gomez

Country: United States

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage

Country: United States

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The Great Silence

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Klaus Kinski, Frank Wolff

Country: United States

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Directed by: Carl Th. Dreyer

Starring: Julian West, Maurice Schutz, Rena Mandel

Country: United States

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

Country: United States

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Starring: Sam Brilhart, Merrill Capps, Heather Hudson, Amy Jennings

Country: United States

The Slow Mo Guys

Starring: Gavin Free, Dan Gruchy, Freddie Wong

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Zindagi Gulzar Hai

Starring: Waseem Abbas, Hina Khawaja Bayat, Fawad Khan, Kanwar Nafees

Country: Pakistan

The Untold History of the United States

Starring: Oliver Stone, Alan Shearman, Jim Ward, André Sogliuzzo

Country: United States

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The Man

Starring: Meredith Molinari

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 2012 ?

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

The Racketeer

By: John Grisham

“The Racketeer is guilty of only one thing: keeping us engaged until the very last page.”—USA Today #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the history of the United States, only four active federal judges have been murdered.

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The Black Box

By: Michael Connelly

In a case that spans 20 years, Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to a file from 1992, the killing of a young female photographer during the L.A.

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Gone Girl

By: Gillian Flynn

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears.

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By: Peter A. Carlin

Peter Ames Carlin’s New York Times bestselling biography of one America’s greatest musicians is the first in twenty-five years to be written with the cooperation of Bruce Springsteen himself; “Carlin gets

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Torn Banner Studios; Activision (consoles); EU Lace Mamba Global (Windows retail); EU Lace Mamba Global (Windows retail)

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Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Double Dragon: Neon

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN) Xbox 360 (XBLA) Microsoft Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Arc System Works

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Alan Wake's American Nightmare

Platform: Xbox 360 Xbox ONE Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, psychological horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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Candy Crush Saga

Platform: Browser, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows 10, Tizen

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: King

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