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Sunday 1 January 2012, NewYear’s Day

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. The Flowers of War, directed by Yimou Zhang, 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 Beautiful Homes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Darkness II or Pac-Man Games.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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

Honest Trailers

Written by: Andy Signore, Brett Weiner

Starring: Jon Bailey

Country: United States

Battlefield Friends

Starring: Brent Triplett, Jon Etheridge, Nate Panning, Tony Schnur

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

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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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 2012 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 01 January
Facts:
  • Arab Spring:
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising:
  • The Arab Inter-parliamentary Union, an advisory body to the Arab League, calls for the removal of its monitors in Syria, saying that they are inadvertently helping the government cover up ongoing violence. (BBC)
  • Syrian opposition groups say that over 5,800 people were killed in violence in 2011. (CNN)
  • 2011–2012 Bahraini uprising:

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Sport Games on 1 January 2012

Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Braintree Town - Cambridge : 3 - 2
  • Darlington - Gateshead : 0 - 1
  • Forest Green - Kidderminster : 1 - 1
  • Grimsby - Lincoln : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 1 January 2012
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Sunderland - Man City : 1 - 0
  • West Brom - Everton : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 1 January 2012

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Books

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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Steve Jobs: A Biography

By: Walter Isaacson

The Genius Biographies boxed set from New York Times bestselling author Walter Isaacson featuring his definitive biographies: Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin. “If anybody in America understands genius, it’s Walter Isaacson.”

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever

By: Jeff Kinne

Youth: Greg Heffley is trapped with his family during a blizzard after he is accused of damaging school property. (H, Amulet Books)

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Basement Collection

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

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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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Pac-Man Games

Platform: iOS

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Armored Core V

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Double Fine Happy Action Theater

Double Fine Happy Action Theater

Platform: Xbox 360 with Kinect (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Casual game

Publisher: Microsoft Studios


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