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Wednesday 1 February 2012

2012-02-01

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Set Fire To The Rain by Adele. Safe House, directed by Daniel Espinosa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Safe House

Directed by: Daniel Espinosa

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick

Country: United States

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Bachelorette

Directed by: Leslye Headland

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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The Raid: Redemption

Directed by: Gareth Huw Evans

Starring: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

Starring: Shantelle Wheeler, Reishal Monique, Victoria Wilson, Sam Evans

Country: United States

The Roux Legacy

Starring: Michel Roux Jr., Alain Roux, Albert Roux, Michel Roux

Country: United Kingdom

Crash Course: World History

Starring: John Green

Country: United States

Welcome to the Basement

Starring: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes

Starring: Mike Goral

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • At least 79 people were killed and more than 1,000 were injured after a football match in Port Said, Egypt.ref name=quotcnnquot
  • The London ''Times'' reports that a secret NATO report claims that the Taliban, backed by Pakistan, is set to regain control over Afghanistan after international forces withdraw from the country. (Reuters)
  • The Xinhua news agency reports that 25 Chinese workers held captive in the Sinai region of Egypt have been released. (CNN)
  • Pakistan Air Force jets bomb militant positions in the Orakzai and Kurram Agency areas near the border with Afghanistan with claims that 31 alleged insurgents were killed. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
  • Nigeria's State Security Service claim to have arrested Abul-Qaqa, a purported spokesman for the radical Islamist Boko Haram group. (AP)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2012 ?

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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Ameritopia

By: Mark Levin

In his acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller, Mark R. Levin explores the psychology, motivations, and history of the utopian movement, its architects—the Founding Fathers, and its modern-day disciples—and how the individual and American society are being devoured by it.Levin

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Abobo's Big Adventure

Abobo's Big Adventure

Platform: Adobe Flash

Genre: Beat 'em up

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Torn Banner Studios; Activision (consoles); EU Lace Mamba Global (Windows retail); EU Lace Mamba Global (Windows retail)

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Colors! 3D

Platform: Nintendo 3DS eShop

Genre: Raster graphics editor

Publisher: JP Arc System Works

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DJMax Ray

DJMax Ray

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Neowiz Internet

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Wii U, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Spike Chunsoft

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