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Sunday 25 December 2011, Christmas

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, directed by Stephen Daldry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Layover. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked or Annoying Orange: Kitchen Carnage.
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What the sky looked like on 25 December 2011

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Movies

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

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow

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Elevator

Directed by: Stig Svendsen

Starring: Christopher Backus, Anita Briem, John Getz, Shirley Knight

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Hollywood Sex Wars

Directed by: Paul Sapiano

Starring: Mario Diaz, Eli Jane, Jenae Altschwager, Dominique Purdy

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Don 2

Directed by: Farhan Akhtar

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Florian Lukas, Om Puri, Priyanka Chopra

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Layover

Directed by: William H. Macy

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Hell on Wheels

Directed by: Will Zens

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Man Up

Directed by: Ben Palmer

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Dragon Age: Redemption

Directed by: Peter Winther

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Hell's Kitty

Directed by: Nicholas Tana

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 2011 ?

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.
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Facts:
  • The Sudanese People's Armed Forces claim that the leader of the Justice and Equality Movement in Darfur, Khalil Ibrahim, has been killed. (Xinhua)
  • At least 39 people are killed and many injured in a series of attacks against churches in Nigeria during Christmas prayers. The Islamic group Boko Haram claims responsibility. (''USA Today'')
  • The Syrian opposition urge the Arab League to visit the city of Homs before the government reportedly uses force to end dissent in the area. (Al Jazeera)
  • Pope Benedict XVI delivers the annual Christmas message at Saint Peter's Square in Vatican City. (CNN)
  • At least 38 migrants from Haiti are found dead after their boat sank off the east coast of Cuba. (Al Jazeera)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 25, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2011 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Rihanna - We Found Love
  2. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  3. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  4. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  5. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  6. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  7. Someone Like You - Adele
  8. Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
  9. David Guetta - Without You
  10. T-Pain - 5 O'Clock
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  2. Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
  3. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  4. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  6. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
  7. Headlines - Drake
  8. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  9. 5 O'Clock - T-Pain Featuring Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen
  10. You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  2. El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
  3. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  4. Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  5. El Mil Amores - Pesado
  6. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  7. Para No Perderte - Espinoza Paz
  8. Maquina Del Tiempo - Tito "El Bambino" Featuring Wisin & Yandel
  9. Nada Iguales - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  10. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  2. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  3. Walk - Foo Fighters
  4. Paradise - Coldplay
  5. Face To The Floor - Chevelle
  6. Tonight - Seether
  7. These Days - Foo Fighters
  8. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  9. Bottoms Up - Nickelback
  10. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks

Books

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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Boomerang

By: Michael Lewis

“Lewis shows again why he is the leading journalist of his generation.”―Kyle Smith, Forbes The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than

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The Best of Me

By: Nicholas Sparks

"Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen."In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Platform: DS, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Dance

Publisher: NA Majesco Entertainment; EU 505 Games

The Baconing

The Baconing

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (Xbox Live)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Annoying Orange: Kitchen Carnage

Annoying Orange: Kitchen Carnage

Platform: iOS, Android

Publisher: Bottle Rocket Studios

Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: 345 Games Spike Games

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA NIS America; EU NIS America

Home videos

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

Secretariat

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Takers

Studio: Screen Gems

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical World

Studio: Disney

Format: Special Edition DVD

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Carbon Nation

Studio: Team Marketing

Format: DVD

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Jack Goes Boating

Studio: Overture

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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