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Tuesday 24 January 2012

2012-01-24

It was Tuesday, 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.
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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 ?

The Roux Legacy

Starring: Michel Roux Jr., Alain Roux, Albert Roux, Michel Roux

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
  • Athena : Danish princess, styled Countess of Monpezat.
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Facts:
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: 52 civilians are killed by Syrian security forces, 39 of which were killed in the city of Hama alone. (Naharnet)
  • 2011–2012 Egyptian revolution: Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, lifts Egypt's state of emergency a day before the anniversary of the revolution. (Al Arabiya)
  • In Libya, the town of Bani Walid, a former stronghold of Muammar Gaddafi, revolts against the National Transitional Council government. (Reuters)
  • Nominations for the 2012 Academy Awards are announced (Academy Awards website).
  • Andrew Miller's novel ''Pure'' wins the 2011 Costa Book of the Year Award. (''The Guardian'')

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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. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  3. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  4. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  5. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  6. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  7. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  8. Rack City - Tyga
  9. Young, Wild & Free - Snoop Dogg
  10. David Guetta - Turn Me On

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A portrait of Warren Buffett
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1190
  • Time: Close up portrait of Mitt Romney

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 ?

99 Levels to Hell

99 Levels to Hell

Platform: Linux, OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Zaxis Games

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; WW Koei Tecmo

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The Basement Collection

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

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Botanicula

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux iOS

Genre: Graphic adventure game

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Deadlight

Platform: Xbox 360, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Sidescroller, cinematic platformer, survival horror

Publisher: Microsoft Studios Deep Silver (Director's Cut)

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Tell the world why 24 January 2012 is such a special date for you!