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Tuesday 4 January 2011

2011-01-04

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Grenade by Bruno Mars. TRON: Legacy, directed by Joseph Kosinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Decision Points by George W. Bush was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

TRON: Legacy

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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True Grit

Directed by: Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld

Country: United States

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The Fighter

Directed by: David O. Russell

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams

Country: United States

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Tangled

Directed by: Nathan Greno

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy

Country: United States

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Wild Within

Starring: Steven Rinella

Country: United States

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

Starring: Josh Casaubon, Joe Kenda, Carl Marino, Sandra Mann

Country: United States

Welcome Back, Brotter

Starring: Cody Brotter, Paul Ryan, Greg Picker, Claudine Margolis

Country: United States

Edwardian Farm

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom

The Unemployment of Danny London

Written by: Doug Cwiak

Starring: Danny Lippin, Sharon Swainson, Ernest Harden Jr., Teruko Nakajima

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 04 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Gerry Rafferty: Scottish musician, a folk and pop singer, guitarist and songwriter.
  • Mick Karn: Cypriot-English guitarist and songwriter (Japan Dalis Car NiNa and JBK) (d. 2011).
  • Mohamed Bouazizi: Tunisian vegetable vendor and activist (Born 1984).
  • Coen Moulijn: Dutch footballer (Born 1937).
  • Dick King-Smith: Dick King-Smith English author (d. 2011).
Facts:
  • Pink Floyd sign a new five-year record deal with EMI after winning a lawsuit regarding digital distribution. (BBC)
  • Value added tax in the United Kingdom is increased from 17.5% to 20%, its highest ever rate. (BBC)
  • Russia begins an operation to free 500 people stranded in ships by ice in the Sea of Okhotsk. (BBC)
  • More evacuations take place in Queensland, Australia, as flood waters continued to rise and the Australian prime minister says damages could amount to hundreds of millions of dollars. (CNN)
  • Salmaan Taseer, the Governor of the Pakistani province of Punjab, is assassinated by Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, one of his security guards at Koshar Market, Islamabad. (BBC)

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Books

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

Decision Points

By: George W. Bush

In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth

By: Jeff Kinne

Youth: Greg learns to deal with boy-girl parties; fifth in series. (H, Amulet Books)

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Unbroken

By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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The 4-Hour Body

By: Timothy Ferriss

Thinner, bigger, faster, stronger... which 150 pages will you read?Is it possible to: Reach your genetic potential in 6 months? Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better than on 8 hours? Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing? ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA NIS America; EU NIS America

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Cart Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

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Dead Island

Platform: Windows, OS X, Linux,[4] PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Dead or Alive: Dimensions

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Tecmo Koei (Japan, North America) Nintendo (PAL Regions)

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DragonVale

DragonVale

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Park Simulator


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