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Monday 2 January 2012

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO. The Flowers of War, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while V Is For Vengeance by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beautiful Homes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CityVille 2 or 2nd Super Robot Wars Original Generation.
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

I Love College

Written by: Oliver Portmann, Francisco Bustamante

Directed by: Tyler James

Starring: Josiah Blount, John-Michael Jalonen, Rosie Malone, Dylan O'Connell

Cup of Joe

Written by: Joey von Haeger, Wes Powers

Starring: Joey von Haeger, Wolly Wolcott, Wynn Reichert, Nikki von Haeger

Country: United States

Beyond the Spotlight Hits the Streets

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 2 January 2012 ?

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:
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Facts:
  • Arab Spring:
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: The Arab League calls for a ceasefire in Syria, saying that tanks and heavy weaponry have been withdrawn from Syrian cities, but warning that snipers remain a threat. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2011–2012 Yemeni uprising: Yemeni army defectors accuse outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh of seeking to sabotage a power-transfer deal brokered by the Gulf Cooperation Council. (''Detroit Free Press'')
  • Up to 50,000 people flee their homes in a border area of South Sudan amid ethnic violence. (Reuters)
  • The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram issues a warning to Christians in northern Nigeria to leave the region within three days. (CNN)

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  2. Rihanna - We Found Love
  3. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  4. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  5. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  6. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  7. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  8. Adele - Someone Like You
  9. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  10. Big Sean - Dance (A$$)

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Sport Games on 2 January 2012

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Middlesbrough : 3 - 0
  • Brighton - Southampton : 3 - 0
  • Cardiff - Reading : 3 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Leicester : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 January 2012
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Livingston - Falkirk : 1 - 2
  • Morton - Ayr : 3 - 1
  • Queen of Sth - Hamilton : 1 - 2
  • Raith Rvs - Dundee : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 2 January 2012
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie Utd - Albion Rvs : 1 - 0
  • Brechin - Forfar : 2 - 1
  • Cowdenbeath - East Fife : 4 - 0
  • Dumbarton - Arbroath : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 January 2012
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Berwick - Montrose : 2 - 2
  • Clyde - Queens Park : 1 - 2
  • East Stirling - Alloa : 1 - 3
  • Peterhead - Elgin : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 2 January 2012

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Books

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

V Is For Vengeance

By: Sue Grafton

Private detective Kinsey Millhone feels a bit out of place in Nordstrom’s lingerie department, but she’s entirely in her element when she puts a stop to a brazen shoplifting spree.

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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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Micro

By: Michael Crichton and Richard Preston

In the vein of Jurassic Park, this high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company—only to find themselves cast out into

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Thinking, Fast And Slow

By: Daniel Kahneman

Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Binary Domain

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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CityVille 2

CityVille 2

Platform: Internet

Genre: City-building, construction and management simulation

Publisher: Zynga

Dramatical Murder

Platform: PC

Genre: Science fiction, Drama

Publisher: Nitro+chiral

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2nd Super Robot Wars Original Generation

2nd Super Robot Wars Original Generation

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Ace of Spades

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: First-person shooter, sandbox

Publisher: Jagex

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