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Monday 17 January 2011

2011-01-17

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 Grenade by Bruno Mars. I Saw the Devil, directed by Jee-woon Kim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Awakened by Kristin Cast, P.C. Cast 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 ?

I Saw the Devil

Directed by: Jee-woon Kim

Starring: Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi, Gook-hwan Jeon

Country: United States

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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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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 17 January 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • An explosion destroys a bus in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, killing 18. (''The Guardian'')
  • A partial curfew is imposed in parts of Karachi, Pakistan, aimed at ending a surge in ethnic and political violence that has claimed 29 lives in the past four days. (''Daily Times'')
  • Farmers in Argentina halt sales of wheat, corn and soy in a strike over export curbs. (Al Jazeera)
  • Walmart's bid for South African retail store Massmart is approved by shareholders, with organized labour groups such as the Congress of South African Trade Unions threatening boycotts against the store. (Reuters)
  • GlaxoSmithKline pays out $3.4 billion last quarter in legal settlings over their drug Avandia. (AP via Google)

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Books

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

Awakened

By: Kristin Cast, P.C. Cast

Exonerated by the Vampyre High Council and returned to her position of High Priestess at Tulsa's House of Night, Neferet has sworn vengeance on Zoey. Dominion over Kalona is only one of the weapons she plans to use against Z.

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the new book in the Millennium Series, is available now!Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.Harriet

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alice: Madness Returns

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid

Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid

Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: RoseVeRte

Capsized

Capsized

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iPad, Linux, OS X, Xbox 360

Genre: Platformer, run and gun

Publisher: Alientrap, indiePub (iOS)

Cart Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

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Minecraft

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; Android; iOS; Windows Phone; Xbox 360; Xbox One; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Raspberry Pi; Universal Windows Platform; Wii U

Genre: Sandbox, survival

Publisher: Mojang (PC, mobile, Wii U); Microsoft Studios (X360, XONE, Windows Phone, Windows 10 Edition); Sony Computer Entertainment (PS3, PS4, PSV)

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