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Saturday 21 January 2012

2012-01-21

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. 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.
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 ?

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 ?

Crash Course: World History

Starring: John Green

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 21 January
Facts:
  • The death toll of a series of co-ordinated bombing attacks in Kano, Nigeria, rises to more than 140. The attacks, which targeted police stations across the city, are attributed to Islamist group Boko Haram. (''The Guardian'')
  • Under new guidelines to come into force from April 30, clinics which charge for pregnancy services, including abortions, will be able to advertise on radio and television in the United Kingdom, after the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice ruled there was no justification for barring such clinics from advertising their services. (BBC)
  • A Republican Party primary election takes place in the U.S. state of South Carolina, with Newt Gingrich being declared the winner and Mitt Romney coming second. (BBC)
  • Håkan Juholt resigns as the head of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, after less than a year in the post. (''Aftonbladet'')
  • Leading international virologists agree to temporarily halt work on a more virulent strain of the H5N1 influenza virus, due to fears that an airborne strain of the lethal virus could be used by bioterrorists. (''New Scientist'')

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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?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1190
  • Time: Close up portrait of Mitt Romney
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1189

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 ?

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux Xbox 360 PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

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Crusader Kings II

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

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Curiosity – What's Inside the Cube?

Curiosity – What's Inside the Cube?

Platform: iOS, Android

Publisher: 22Cans

Demons’ Score

Demons’ Score

Platform: iOS Android, PS Vita, PS Vita TV

Genre: Rhythm action game

Publisher: Square Enix

Dys4ia

Dys4ia

Platform: Adobe Flash

Genre: Autobiography

Publisher: Newgrounds


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