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Thursday 29 December 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 29, 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. The Devil Inside, directed by William Brent Bell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Zero Day by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Layover. If you liked videogames you were probably playing APOX or Battle Nations.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 29 December 2011

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Movies

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

The Devil Inside

Directed by: William Brent Bell

Starring: Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth, Ionut Grama

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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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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 29 December 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 29 December
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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 29, 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. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  5. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  6. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  7. Someone Like You - Adele
  8. David Guetta - Without You
  9. Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
  10. T-Pain - 5 O'Clock
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
  2. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  3. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  4. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
  6. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  7. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  8. Headlines - Drake
  9. Can't Get Enough - J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
  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. Ayer - Enrique Iglesias
  4. Nada Iguales - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  5. Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  6. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  7. El Mil Amores - Pesado
  8. We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
  9. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  10. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  2. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  3. Face To The Floor - Chevelle
  4. Paradise - Coldplay
  5. Walk - Foo Fighters
  6. These Days - Foo Fighters
  7. Tonight - Seether
  8. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  9. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Monarchy Of Roses
  10. Buried Alive - Avenged Sevenfold

Books

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

Zero Day

By: David Baldacci

From David Baldacci--the modern master of the thriller and #1 worldwide bestselling novelist-comes a new hero: a lone Army Special Agent taking on the toughest crimes facing the nation.And

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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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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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Steve Jobs

By: Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cordy

Cordy

Platform: iOS

Genre: Platformer

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: Activision

Battle Nations

Battle Nations

Platform: iOS, OS X, Android, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, simulation

Dark Souls

Dark Souls

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

APOX

APOX

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real Time Strategy, Indie, Action

Publisher: BlueGiant Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $39.85
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $105.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $72.37
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.13
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.7241 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.1965 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9212 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.408 CNY

Home videos

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

Waiting for Superman

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Hot Coffee

Studio: Docurama

Format: DVD

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Cedar Rapids

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Kites: The Remix

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Bill Collector

Studio: Virgil Films and Entertainment

Format: DVD

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