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It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cash Evans . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Firework by Katy Perry. TRON: Legacy, directed by Joseph Kosinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Decision Points by George W. Bush was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Veritasium. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpha Polaris or Capsized.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Unemployment of Danny London

Written by: Doug Cwiak

Starring: Danny Lippin, Sharon Swainson, Ernest Harden Jr., Teruko Nakajima

Country: United States

Ghost Finders

Starring: Rob Thompson, Heather Bordelean, James O'Hora, Amy Sturdevant

Country: United States


Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Directed by: Nathan Greno

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy

Country: United States

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Cash Evans: American child of noted family, he is the first-born child of Courtney Friel of Fox News and her husband, CNN‘s Carter Evans.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Estonia officially adopts the euro currency and becomes the seventeenth eurozone country.
  • A bomb explodes outside a Coptic church in Alexandria, Egypt, killing at least 21 people and wounding 97 more street disturbances between Christians and Muslims ensue. (Al Jazeera)
  • Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius adopt the United States dollar as the sole legal currency, reducing the use of the Netherlands Antillean guilder to Curaçao and Sint Maarten. (Bloomberg)
  • Estonia adopts the Euro, becoming the 17th Eurozone country.
  • Four people are killed and around 40 injured after a passenger plane explodes in Surgut in eastern Russia. (AP)

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Sport Games on 1 January 2011

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol City - Cardiff : 3 - 0
  • Burnley - Sheffield United : 4 - 2
  • Coventry - Ipswich : 1 - 1
  • Doncaster - Scunthorpe : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 1 January 2011
Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Wimbledon - Hayes & Yeading : 3 - 1
  • Altrincham - Wrexham : 0 - 0
  • Barrow - Southport : 1 - 1
  • Cambridge - Histon : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 1 January 2011
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brentford - Dag and Red : 2 - 1
  • Brighton - Leyton Orient : 5 - 0
  • Carlisle - Huddersfield : 2 - 2
  • Colchester - Charlton : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of 1 January 2011
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnet - Aldershot : 1 - 2
  • Burton - Shrewsbury : 0 - 0
  • Bury - Macclesfield : 2 - 2
  • Cheltenham - Wycombe : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 1 January 2011

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

Decision Points

By: George W. Bush

In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth

By: Jeff Kinne

Youth: Greg learns to deal with boy-girl parties; fifth in series. (H, Amulet Books)

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Dead or Alive

By: Tom Clancy, Grant Blackwood

Tom Clancy returns with a #1 New York Times bestseller that will remind readers why he is the acknowledged master of international intrigue and nonstop military action. It

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Last Sacrifice

By: Richelle Mead

The astonishing conclusion to the #1 international bestselling series...Murder. Love. Jealousy. And the ultimate sacrifice.The Queen is dead and the Moroi world will never be the same.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alpha Polaris

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, horror

Publisher: Just a Game

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The Binding of Isaac

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Roguelike, dungeon crawl, shooter, action-adventure

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Bit.Trip Saga

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Music, various

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games; EU Rising Star Games

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

Genre: Platformer, run and gun

Publisher: Alientrap, indiePub (iOS)

Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy

Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy

Platform: Windows MAC

Genre: Turn-based/real-time strategy

Publisher: Battlefront.com

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