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Monday 3 January 2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jackson Grossman . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Grenade by Bruno Mars. TRON: Legacy, directed by Joseph Kosinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Wild Within. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amazing Breaker or Bastion.
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 ?

The Wild Within

Starring: Steven Rinella

Country: United States

Downton Abbey

Written by: Julian Fellowes

Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle

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Starring: Derek Muller

Country: Australia


Country: Australia

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

Starring: Josh Casaubon, Joe Kenda, Carl Marino, Sandra Mann

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

Which were the important events of 3 January 2011 ?

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jackson Grossman: American child of noted chef, Nikki Cascone and her husband Brad Grossman.
See other famous people born on 03 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Fadil Hadzic: Croatian film director (Born 23 April 1922).
  • A further 35 officers in Bangladesh are sentenced over their involvement in a mutiny in February 2009. (Xinhua)
  • Coptic Christians clash with police in Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt, as they demand more protection for Egypt's Christian minority following a New Year's Day bombing of a Coptic church that killed 21. (''Los Angeles Times'')
  • Sudanese soldiers kill one woman and rape six others near Attash Camp in South Darfur. (Radio Dabanga)
  • In response to the firing of a Kassam rocket from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel, Israel planes bomb three targets, including two refugee camps and a weapons factory in the Gaza Strip, injuring two people. (ABC News)
  • Pakistani forces fire on Indian posts along the border along the Line of Control in the Poonch district of the disputed Kashmir region, in a second ceasefire violation since December 29. (''The Hindu'')

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Sport Games on 3 January 2011

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Santander : 0 - 0
  • Getafe - Real Madrid : 2 - 3
  • Mallorca - Hercules : 3 - 0
  • Villarreal - Almeria : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 3 January 2011
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Salamanca - Xerez : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of 3 January 2011
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Coventry : 2 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Preston : 1 - 0
  • Derby - Millwall : 0 - 0
  • Ipswich - Nott'm Forest : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 3 January 2011
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Darlington - Barrow : 3 - 1
  • Eastbourne Borough - Cambridge : 0 - 2
  • Forest Green - Crawley Town : 0 - 3
  • Histon - Grimsby : 1 - 6
See all Football game results of 3 January 2011

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

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

By: David Sedaris

Featuring David Sedaris's unique blend of hilarity and heart, this new illustrated collection of animal-themed tales is an utter delight. Though the characters may not be human, the situations in these

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An Object Of Beauty

By: Steve Martin

Lacey Yeager is young, captivating, and ambitious enough to take the NYC art world by storm. Groomed at Sotheby's and hungry to keep climbing the social and career ladders put before

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Autobiography Of Mark Twain, Vol. 1

By: Mark Twain

"I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away—to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amazing Breaker

Amazing Breaker

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle game


Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360, iOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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Bag It!

Bag It!

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Konami

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