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Thursday 29 December 2011

It was Thursday, 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 Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I Love College. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cordy or The 7th Guest: Infection.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

I Love College

Written by: Oliver Portmann, Francisco Bustamante

Directed by: Tyler James

Starring: Josiah Blount, John-Michael Jalonen, Rosie Malone, Dylan O'Connell

Cup of Joe

Written by: Joey von Haeger, Wes Powers

Starring: Joey von Haeger, Wolly Wolcott, Wynn Reichert, Nikki von Haeger

Country: United States

Beyond the Spotlight Hits the Streets

Honest Trailers

Written by: Andy Signore, Brett Weiner

Starring: Jon Bailey

Country: United States

Battlefield Friends

Starring: Brent Triplett, Jon Etheridge, Nate Panning, Tony Schnur

Country: United States

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 29 December 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Samoa and Tokelau move from east to west of the International Date Line, thereby skipping December 30, in order to align their time zones better with their main trading partners.ref name=quotwashi officialquot
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 10 people are killed in clashes in the city of Homs as Arab League monitors continue their inspection of Syria's conflict zones. (BBC)
  • Seven kidnappers are killed and two hostages rescued in a police raid in China's Xinjiang Province, according to state media. One police officer was also reportedly killed. (Reuters)
  • Turkish warplanes launch airstrikes aimed at Kurdish militants, accidentally killing 35 smugglers that were suspected as guerillas. (MSNBC)
  • 2011 Egyptian revolution: Egyptian security forces storm the offices of non-governmental organisations across the country. (Al Jazeera)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2011?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: 2011 Person of the Year: The Protester -- Dec. 26, 2011
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11693
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11861187

Books

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

Kill Alex Cross

By: James Patterson

The only wayDetective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene of the biggest case he's ever been part of. The President's son and daughter have been abducted from their school - an impossible crime, but somehow the ...

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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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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

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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 ?

Cordy

Platform: iOS

Genre: Platformer

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The 7th Guest: Infection

The 7th Guest: Infection

Platform: iPad

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Trilobyte

Armageddon Riders

Armageddon Riders

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Targem Games

Bang Bang Racing

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Digital Reality

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Battle Nations

Platform: iOS, OS X, Android, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, simulation

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