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Monday 3 January 2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 3, 2011). 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. The Mechanic, directed by Simon West, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Confession by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Afterfall: Insanity or Everybody's Golf 6.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 3 January 2011

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

The Mechanic

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland, Tony Goldwyn

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No Strings Attached

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline, Cary Elwes

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The Dilemma

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Winona Ryder, Jennifer Connelly

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Directed by: Priyadarshan

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu, Paresh Rawal

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Main Street

Directed by: John Doyle

Starring: Colin Firth, Ellen Burstyn, Patricia Clarkson, Orlando Bloom

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TV Series

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

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

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Written by: Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh, Charles Waterstreet

Directed by: Peter Duncan

Starring: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Russell Dykstra, Danielle Cormack

Country: Australia

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Eva Luna

Directed by: Adriana Barraza

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In Between Men

Directed by: Jennifer Gelfer

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Glory Daze

Directed by: Ramon Fernandez

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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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 03, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2011 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
  2. Aston Martin Music - Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
  3. What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  4. No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
  5. Right Thru Me - Nicki Minaj
  6. Make A Movie - Twista Featuring Chris Brown
  7. Deuces - Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall
  8. Lay It Down - Lloyd
  9. Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
  10. No BS - Chris Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  2. Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
  3. Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  4. Bon, Bon - Pitbull
  5. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  6. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  7. Arrastrando Las Patas - Larry Hernandez
  8. Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  9. Sergio Vega - Millonario de Amor
  10. La Despedida - Daddy Yankee


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

The Confession

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFirst time in paperbackAn innocent man is about to be executed.Only a guilty man can save him. In 1998, in the small East Texas city of Sloan, Travis Boyette abducted, raped, and strangled a popular high ...

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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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Crescent Dawn

By: Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler

A priceless treasure recovered. A powerful empire resurrected. Dirk Pitt is on the move.

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The Last Boy

By: Jane Leavy

Award-winning sports writer Jane Leavy follows her New York Times runaway bestseller Sandy Koufax with the definitive biography of baseball icon Mickey Mantle.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Everybody's Golf 6

Everybody's Golf 6

Platform: PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Afterfall: Insanity

Afterfall: Insanity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Platform: DS, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Dance

Publisher: NA Majesco Entertainment; EU 505 Games

Bit.Trip Complete

Bit.Trip Complete

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (NA) Rising Star Games (EU)

Disney Universe

Disney Universe

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.64
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $93.82
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $79.19
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $42.22
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.0591 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6316 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9392 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.7 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: Strand Releasing

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Undefeated

Studio: Arc Entertainment

Format: DVD

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Spooky Buddies

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Lion King

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD

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Midnight in Paris

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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