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Saturday 26 December 2009

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 Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z. Magic, directed by Robert Davi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Stones Into Schools by Greg Mortenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The World from Above. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized or Crush the Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams

Country: United States

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3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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The Lovely Bones

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan

Country: United States

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The Blind Side

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

Starring: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The World from Above

Starring: Richard Mervyn

Country: United States

Reel Rock Film Tour

Starring: Alex Honnold, Dean Potter, Ueli Steck, Daniel Woods

Country: United States

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Fake or Fortune?

Starring: Fiona Bruce, Philip Mould

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

A Window Looking In

Starring: Dan Mangan, Gathie Falk, Rosario Ancer, James Cheng

MKC: The Monster Killers Club

Starring: Andrew Ceperley, Creep Creepersin, Nikki Wall, Cheryl Sands

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 2009 ?

  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • A bomb squad in Reykjavik, Iceland, searches a diverted Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt, Germany, to Detroit, Michigan, United States, that carries a bag whose owner did not make it onto the plane. (Reuters)
  • A bomb explodes under the car of a suspected Hamas member in southern Beirut, Lebanon, killing at least one person and injuring two others. (Al Jazeera)
  • Countries around the Indian Ocean hold commemorations on the fifth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed around 250,000 people. (euronews)
  • A bridge over the Chambal River in Kota, India, collapses with 45 people thought to have been killed. (CNN)
  • It is confirmed that all nine missing crew members mdash six Filipinos and three Greeks mdash from yesterday's ship fire disaster off the coast of Venezuela are dead. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 26 December 2009

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Roeselare : 3 - 0
  • Club Brugge - Cercle Brugge : 2 - 1
  • Germinal - Genk : 1 - 0
  • Standard - Lokeren : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 December 2009
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - Plymouth : 0 - 1
  • Coventry - Doncaster : 1 - 0
  • Crystal Palace - Ipswich : 3 - 1
  • Derby - Blackpool : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 December 2009
Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Wimbledon - Hayes & Yeading : 5 - 0
  • Barrow - Gateshead : 3 - 3
  • Cambridge - Stevenage : 1 - 3
  • Crawley Town - Eastbourne Borough : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 December 2009
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Inverness C - Dundee : 1 - 1
  • Partick - Queen of Sth : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 December 2009

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

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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The National Parks

By: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns

The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The WarAmerica’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration

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Going Rogue: An American Life

By: Sarah Palin

Going Rogue is the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir from Sarah Palin, one of America’s most beloved and controversial political figures. Now with new material, Going Rogue offers plain talk from a true American original about her life, her ...

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The Lost Symbol

By: Dan Brown

Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon answers an unexpected summons to appear at the U.S. Capitol Building. His planned lecture is interrupted when a disturbing object—artfully encoded with five symbols—is discovered in the building.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield 1943

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Codename: Panzers - Cold War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Atari

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Republic Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2 (United States only), Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Crush the Castle

Crush the Castle

Platform: PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: Armor Games

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