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Friday 25 December 2009, Christmas

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 2009). 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. Leap Year, directed by Anand Tucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Half The Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World War II in Color. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Christmas Clix or Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 25 December 2009

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Movies

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

Leap Year

Directed by: Anand Tucker

Starring: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott, John Lithgow

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The Bannen Way

Directed by: Jesse Warren

Starring: Mark Gantt, Vanessa Marcil, Gabriel Tigerman, Michael Ironside

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Dulha Mil Gaya

Directed by: Mudassar Aziz

Starring: Sushmita Sen, Fardeen Khan, Ishita Sharma, Shah Rukh Khan

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Hellweek

Directed by: Eddie Lengyel

Starring: Rob Jaeger, Karen Fox, Michael Reddy, Robyn Griggs

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The Pool Boys

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Matthew Lillard, Brett Davern, Efren Ramirez, Rachelle Lefevre

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TV Series

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

World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Men of a Certain Age

Directed by: Parthiban Shanmugam

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Magellan

Directed by: Rob York

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Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Giridharilal Kedia: Indian businessman founded the Image Institute of Technology & Management (d. 2009).
  • Vic Chesnutt: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (brute.
Facts:
  • A Nigerian man, Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab, tries to ignite powder and liquid explosives on Northwest Airlines plane Flight 253 from Nigeria via Amsterdam as it is preparing to land in Detroit. The man is subdued and the plane lands safely with no injuries.
  • Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab unsuccessfully attempts a terrorist attack against the US while on board a flight to Detroit Metro Airport Northwest Airlines Flight 253
  • A Viva Palestina supply convoy is stranded in Aqaba due to actions of the Egyptian government. (Al Jazeera)
  • The number of suicides in Japan exceeded 30,000 in 2009 according to officials, for the twelfth consecutive year. (''Straits Times'')
  • China sentences activist Liu Xiaobo to 11 years in prison for ampquotsubversion of state powerampquot. (Press Trust of India)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 25, 2009 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2009 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
  2. Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
  3. It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
  4. Papers - Usher
  5. Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
  6. Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
  7. Baby By Me - 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
  8. Bad Habits - Maxwell
  9. BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
  10. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  2. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  3. Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
  4. Gracias A Ti - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Enrique Iglesias
  5. Estuve - Alejandro Fernandez
  6. Hay Ojitos - Intocable
  7. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  8. La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  9. Dile Al Amor - Aventura
  10. Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Break - Three Days Grace
  2. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  3. Muse - Uprising
  4. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  5. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  6. If You Only Knew - Shinedown
  7. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  8. Kings And Queens - Thirty Seconds To Mars
  9. Savior - Rise Against
  10. Pearl Jam - The Fixer

Books

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

Half The Sky

By: Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

#1 National BestsellerFrom two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the

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Pirate Latitudes

By: Michael Crichton

“Crichton’s ultimate adventure.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action….A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure.”—USA Today “Riveting….Great entertainment….The pages and minutes fly by.”—Cleveland

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Stones Into Schools

By: Greg Mortenson

From the author of the #1 bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continuing story of this determined humanitarian’s efforts to promote peace through educationIn this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks

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Open

By: Andre Agassi

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFar more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, Open is the engrossing story of a remarkable life. Andre

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party

Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Action (minigame compilation)

Publisher: Tecmo Koei Games

Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life

Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

Christmas Clix

Christmas Clix

Platform: Macintosh, Wii, Windows

Publisher: JV Games (Wii)

Colin McRae: Dirt 2

Colin McRae: Dirt 2

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows Mac OS X Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters SCEE (PS3/PSP in Europe) Namco Bandai (Australia)[1] Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Airlines in Asia Resist the No-Frills Trend

Cultural differences mean that carriers are more likely to keep perks that major American and European airlines now charge extra for or have dropped. [..]

Berkshire Has Shed 8% of Workers

The conglomerate run by Warren E. Buffett, reported 21,000 fewer employees than it had at the end of 2008 amid a slump at its manufacturing and retail units. [..]

Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 6.5034 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.986 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.028 CNY
  • 1 AUD = 0.9155 CHF

Home videos

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

Extreme Movie

Studio: Unrated DVD and Blu-ray

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Monsters vs. Aliens

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray; includes

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Flash of Genius

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Reader

Studio: DVD and Blu-ray

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Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

Studio: Direct-to-video DVD and Blu-ray

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