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Saturday 31 December 2011, NewYear’s Eve

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 We Found Love by Rihanna. The Flowers of War, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Catherine The Great by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beautiful Homes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Army Attack or Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Beautiful Homes

Starring: Mike Goral

Country: United States

Pretty Much It

Starring: Eric Striffler, Jake Baldino, Mike Peterson

Country: United States

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


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 31 December 2011 ?

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
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  • 2011 Syrian uprising: An Arab League observer witnesses snipers in the Syrian city of Deraa and calls for their immediate removal. (Al Jazeera)
  • Two members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party die in a battle with Turkish police in the city of Diyarbakir. (AFP via ''West Australian'')
  • Ethiopian forces capture the central Somali town of Beledweyne from al-Shabaab Islamist militants. (BBC)
  • The President of Sudan Omar Hassan al-Bashir urges members of the Darfur based Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) to seek peace following the recent death of rebel leader Ibrahim Khalil. (Reuters)
  • Nigerian unrest

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Sport Games on 31 December 2011

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Leeds : 4 - 1
  • Birmingham - Blackpool : 3 - 0
  • Burnley - Hull : 1 - 0
  • Coventry - Brighton : 2 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stranraer - Annan Athletic : 4 - 2
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brentford - Milton Keynes Dons : 3 - 3
  • Colchester - Exeter : 2 - 0
  • Leyton Orient - Charlton : 1 - 0
  • Oldham - Notts County : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 31 December 2011
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Wimbledon - Southend : 1 - 4
  • Aldershot - Plymouth : 0 - 0
  • Bradford - Shrewsbury : 3 - 1
  • Bristol Rvs - Crewe : 2 - 5
See all Football game results of 31 December 2011

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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


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

Catherine The Great

By: Robert K. Massie

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the

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Explosive Eighteen

By: Janet Evanovich

Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s life is set to blow sky high when international murder hits dangerously close to home, in this dynamite novel by Janet Evanovich.

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The Art Of Fielding

By: Chad Harbach

At Westish College, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league until a routine throw goes disastrously off course. In the aftermath of his error, the fates of five people

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Army Attack

Platform: Facebook, Google Plus

Genre: Strategy, Multiplayer

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Army of Darkness: Defense

Army of Darkness: Defense

Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team

Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Arcade shooter

Publisher: THQ


Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment

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Armageddon Riders

Armageddon Riders

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Targem Games

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