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Sunday 2 January 2011

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 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 The Wild Within. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pac-Man Battle Royale or Air Conflicts: Secret Wars.
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 months ?

The Wild Within

Starring: Steven Rinella

Country: United States

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

Movies

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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Tangled

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

Which were the important events of 2 January 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 02 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Szeto Wah: Hong Kong politician and educationalist (Born 1931).
  • Richard D Winters: American Army officer (Born1918).
  • Anne Francis: American magazine cover girl at age five, she was a full-time pro model by seven; she had her Broadway debut at eleven and had landed a Hollywood contract by age sixteen.
  • Pete Postlethwaite: English actor (Born 1946).
Facts:
  • 2010–2011 Ivorian crisis:
  • International mediators propose the establishment of a regional authority for Darfur, as a compromise between the Sudanese government and rebels’ demands, in a diplomatic effort to respond to Sudanese President Bashir’s order last week to withdraw the Sudanese government delegation from talks in Doha. (Radio Dabanga)
  • Egyptian police shoot and kill an African illegal immigrant outside the Israeli border. (''Ha'aretz'')
  • The U.S. Internal Revenue Service announces that, due to the late passage of the extension of the Bush tax cuts and other itemizations, up to 50 million Americans will not be able to file their 2010 tax returns until mid-February. (CNN.com)
  • Officials in Afghanistan said that the price of opium has doubled due to a blight. There are fears the higher prices will draw more farmers into that business. (Reuters)

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Books

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

The 4-Hour Body

By: Timothy Ferriss

Thinner, bigger, faster, stronger... which 150 pages will you read?Is it possible to: Reach your genetic potential in 6 months? Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better than on 8 hours? Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing? ...

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Unbroken

By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer

Platform: iOS, PlayStation Vita

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360,[5] Wii

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Pac-Man Battle Royale

Pac-Man Battle Royale

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade, Maze chase

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Xbox 360; PlayStation 3

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: bitComposer

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Bust-a-Move Universe

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Square Enix

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