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Monday 16 January 2012

2012-01-16

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. Bachelorette, directed by Leslye Headland, 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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Movies

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

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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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

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 16 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Romanian protests: Demonstrations continue for the fifth consecutive day against president Traian Băsescu and the Emil Boc government in more than 60 cities across the country. (Realitatea TV)
  • John Burnside wins the T. S. Eliot Prize. (''The Guardian'')
  • The King Center publishes online 200,000 personal papers belonging to Martin Luther King, Jr. to mark his birthday. (BBC News)
  • European sovereign debt crisis:
  • The Standard Poors credit rating agency lowers its long-term credit rating on the European Financial Stability Facility, the eurozone's bailout fund to help indebted European countries with their finances, from AAA to AA+ following the downgrade of France and Austria, who are two of the fund's backers. (''FT'')

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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. Rihanna - We Found Love
  2. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  3. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  4. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  5. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  6. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  7. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  8. Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up
  9. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  10. Adele - Someone Like You

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Close up portrait of Mitt Romney
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1189
  • Time: 2012 in large font

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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Private: #1 Suspect

By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

Unsolvable casesSince former Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world's most effective investigation firm--sought out by the famous and the powerful to discreetly handle their most intimate problems.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

007 Legends

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows Wii U

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Assassin's Creed III

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii U[4] Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Darksiders II

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing,[2][3] hack and slash

Publisher: THQ

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Dokuro

Platform: PlayStation Vita, iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle[6]

Publisher: GungHo Online Entertainment[1]

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Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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