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Wednesday 1 February 2012

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February 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 Shadows In Flight by Orson Scott Card was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lyons Den. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bleed or Caverns of Minos.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Static

Written by: Brandon Gibson, Steven Samblis

Starring: Brandon Brooks, Tom Choi, Daren Dukes, Joaquin Garay III

The Roux Legacy

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Crash Course: World History

Starring: John Green

Country: United States

Welcome to the Basement

Starring: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • At least 79 people were killed and more than 1,000 were injured after a football match in Port Said, Egypt.ref name=quotcnnquot
  • The London ''Times'' reports that a secret NATO report claims that the Taliban, backed by Pakistan, is set to regain control over Afghanistan after international forces withdraw from the country. (Reuters)
  • The Xinhua news agency reports that 25 Chinese workers held captive in the Sinai region of Egypt have been released. (CNN)
  • Pakistan Air Force jets bomb militant positions in the Orakzai and Kurram Agency areas near the border with Afghanistan with claims that 31 alleged insurgents were killed. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
  • Nigeria's State Security Service claim to have arrested Abul-Qaqa, a purported spokesman for the radical Islamist Boko Haram group. (AP)

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Sport Games on 1 February 2012

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Roma : 4 - 2
  • Inter - Palermo : 4 - 4
  • Lazio - Milan : 2 - 0
  • Napoli - Cesena : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 1 February 2012
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leicester - Middlesbrough : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 1 February 2012
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Arbroath - Stirling : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 1 February 2012
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - QPR : 2 - 2
  • Blackburn - Newcastle : 0 - 2
  • Bolton - Arsenal : 0 - 0
  • Fulham - West Brom : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 1 February 2012

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Books

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

Shadows In Flight

By: Orson Scott Card

Ender's Shadow explores the stars in this all-new novel...At the end of Shadow of the Giant, Bean flees to the stars with three of his children--the three who share the engineered

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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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Raylan

By: Elmore Leonard

“Elmore Leonard can write circles around almost anybody active in the crime novel today.”—New York Times Book ReviewWith more than forty novels to his credit and still going strong, the legendary

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bleed

Platform: Windows, OS X, Xbox Live Indie Games

Genre: Platform game

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Caverns of Minos

Caverns of Minos

Platform: iOS

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Llamasoft

Dance Central 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Rhythm, Exercise

Publisher: Harmonix

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Doom 3 BFG Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows Linux PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Nvidia Shield

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Dustforce

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Digerati Distribution

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