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Thursday 12 January 2012

2012-01-12

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO. The Flowers of War, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 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 ?

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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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

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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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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TV Series

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

Welcome to the Basement

Starring: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes

Starring: Mike Goral

Country: United States

Pretty Much It

Starring: Eric Striffler, Jake Baldino, Mike Peterson

Country: United States

Cup of Joe

Written by: Joey von Haeger, Wes Powers

Starring: Joey von Haeger, Wolly Wolcott, Wynn Reichert, Nikki von Haeger

Country: United States

Honest Trailers

Written by: Andy Signore, Brett Weiner

Starring: Jon Bailey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Shia insurgency in Yemen: at least 20 die in Sunni-Shia fighting in north Yemen. (AJE)
  • 2010–2011 Burma border clashes: The Burmese government signs a ceasefire with Karen rebels. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: The Arab League delays sending more observers to Syria one of its observers also quits the mission. (BBC)
  • The Supreme Court of Israel upholds a law banning Palestinians who marry Israelis from gaining Israeli citizenship. (BBC)

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  2. Rihanna - We Found Love
  3. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  4. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  5. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  6. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  7. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  8. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  9. Adele - Someone Like You
  10. Gym Class Heroes - Stereo Hearts

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2012?

  • Time: 2012 in large font
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1188
  • Esquire

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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amy

Platform: Xbox 360,[1] PlayStation 3

Genre: Survival horror, stealth

Publisher: Lexis Numérique

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Armored Core V

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Cortex Command

Cortex Command

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Data Realms LLC

Dance Central 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Rhythm, Exercise

Publisher: Harmonix

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DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360

Genre: Bullet Hell

Publisher: Cave

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