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Saturday 8 January 2011

2011-01-08

It was Saturday, 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..

Old Newspapers

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 8 January 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Josephine : Danish royalty, the fourth child and youngest daughter of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, and his Australian-born wife, Crown Princess Mary.
  • Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine of Denmark: twin children of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark.
  • Vincent : Danish royalty, the third child and youngest son of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, and his Australian-born wife, Crown Princess Mary.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • An attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and subsequent shooting in Casas Adobes, Arizona at a Safeway grocery store kills 6 people and wounds 13, including Giffords.
  • Several people are killed in clashes with security forces in Southern Sudan, a day before the independence referendum. (Al Jazeera)
  • Two French hostages kidnapped in Niger on Friday are killed during a rescue attempt by the Nigerien military. (Al Jazeera)
  • Israel responds to the shooting dead of a 65-year-old Palestinian civilian in his bed during a pre-dawn raid by ordering an investigation. Troops were attempting to re-arrest five Hamas members who had been released from prison the previous day when they made the fatal error. (''Irish Independent'')
  • Three academics at Istanbul Bilgi University are fired due to a controversial dissertation project submitted by a student. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1136
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - January, 2011

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 ?

ABBA: You Can Dance

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Ubisoft

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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, Android, Symbian^3

Genre: Action-adventure, platformer, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft, Gameloft (iOS, Android)

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Army Corps of Hell

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action

Publisher: Square Enix

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Bastion

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360, iOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Cart Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

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