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Saturday 14 January 2012

2012-01-14

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 Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO. The Raid: Redemption, directed by Gareth Huw Evans, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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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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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 14 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A suicide bomber kills at least 53 people and injures more than 130 in the Iraqi city of Basra. (CNN)
  • Violent protests occur in Bucharest, Romania, as two-day-old demonstrations continue against President Traian Băsescu's economic austerity measures. Clashes are reported in numerous Romanian cities between protesters and law enforcement officers. (''Washington Post'')
  • A power transformer malfunction in Bursa, Turkey, leaves millions without electricity, including the metropolis of Istanbul. (''Washington Post'')
  • Rescue teams find two survivors trapped inside the capsized cruise ship ''Costa Concordia'', which ran aground off the coast of Tuscany on January 13, killing at least three people. The ship's captain is detained by police for questioning. (''New Zealand Herald'')
  • The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, proposes that Arab League troops be sent to Syria to end ongoing violence in the country. (VoA)

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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?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1189
  • Time: 2012 in large font
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1188

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 ?

Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Xbox 360; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: bitComposer Games Maximum Games

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Beatmania IIDX 20: Tricoro

Beatmania IIDX 20: Tricoro

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Corporation

Dream of Pixels

Dream of Pixels

Platform: iOS

Elf Defense Eng

Elf Defense Eng

Platform: iOS

Genre: Tower defense game

Fable Heroes

Fable Heroes

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Microsoft Studios


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