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Tuesday 31 January 2012

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 Set Fire To The Rain by Adele. Safe House, directed by Daniel Espinosa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lyons Den. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Darkness II or Deponia.
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 ?

Safe House

Directed by: Daniel Espinosa

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

Starring: Shantelle Wheeler, Reishal Monique, Victoria Wilson, Sam Evans

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The People's Republic of China claims that 29 Chinese citizens abducted while working on a construction project in the Sudan are still missing. (AP via ABC News America)
  • Taliban insurgents attack a Pakistani military post in Jogi with the Pakistani Army suffering seven casualties and another 10 soldiers killed. (AFP via Google News)
  • An Afghan woman was killed by her husband and mother-in-law 3 months after giving birth to her third daughter after not producing a son. (''New York Times'')
  • Six aid workers are kidnapped in Yemen's Al Mahwit Governorate. (CNN)
  • Former Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Fred Goodwin loses his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II as a result of the near collapse of the bank in 2008. (BBC)

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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2012 ?

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A long shot of Barack Obama
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1191
  • Time: A portrait of Warren Buffett

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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Ameritopia

By: Mark Levin

#1 New York Times bestselling author Mark Levin explores the philosophical basis of America’s foundations and the crisis that faces government today.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Angry Birds Friends

Angry Birds Friends

Platform: Android, iOS, Facebook (Adobe Flash)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

Birds of Steel

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: WWII flight Simulator

Publisher: Konami

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The Darkness II

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, OS X, OnLive

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: 2K Games

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Deponia

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux[1] iPad

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment

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Dyad

Dyad

Platform: PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Racing, Puzzle, Shooter, Music

Publisher: Right Square Bracket Left Square Bracket


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