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Tuesday 4 January 2011

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 An Object Of Beauty by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BloodRayne: Betrayal or Minecraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 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 4 January 2011 ?

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 04 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Gerry Rafferty: Scottish musician, a folk and pop singer, guitarist and songwriter.
  • Mohamed Bouazizi: Tunisian vegetable vendor and activist (Born 1984).
  • Coen Moulijn: Dutch footballer (Born 1937).
  • Dick King-Smith: Dick King-Smith English author (d. 2011).
  • Mick Karn: Cypriot-English guitarist and songwriter (Japan Dalis Car NiNa and JBK) (d. 2011).
  • Pink Floyd sign a new five-year record deal with EMI after winning a lawsuit regarding digital distribution. (BBC)
  • Value added tax in the United Kingdom is increased from 17.5% to 20%, its highest ever rate. (BBC)
  • Russia begins an operation to free 500 people stranded in ships by ice in the Sea of Okhotsk. (BBC)
  • More evacuations take place in Queensland, Australia, as flood waters continued to rise and the Australian prime minister says damages could amount to hundreds of millions of dollars. (CNN)
  • Salmaan Taseer, the Governor of the Pakistani province of Punjab, is assassinated by Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, one of his security guards at Koshar Market, Islamabad. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 4 January 2011

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - Leeds : 2 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hayes & Yeading - Luton : 0 - 1
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Plymouth : 2 - 3
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Blackpool - Birmingham : 1 - 2
  • Fulham - West Brom : 3 - 0
  • Man United - Stoke : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 4 January 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 04, 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 ?

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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By: Emma Donoghue

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn.

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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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Safe Haven

By: Nicholas Sparks

When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BloodRayne: Betrayal

BloodRayne: Betrayal

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, hack and slash, platform

Publisher: JP Arc System Works (PS3); NA Majesco Entertainment (PS3, X360); WW Midnight City (PC)



Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; Android; iOS; Windows Phone; Xbox 360; Xbox One; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Raspberry Pi; Universal Windows Platform; Wii U

Genre: Sandbox, survival

Publisher: Mojang (PC, mobile, Wii U); Microsoft Studios (X360, XONE, Windows Phone, Windows 10 Edition); Sony Computer Entertainment (PS3, PS4, PSV)

Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards

Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards

Platform: Browser, iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Macintosh, Windows Phone 8

Genre: Trading Card Game



Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real Time Strategy, Indie, Action

Publisher: BlueGiant Interactive

Ben 10: Galactic Racing

Ben 10: Galactic Racing

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: D3 Publisher

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.87
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $94.01
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $78.59
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.27
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.9643 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6163 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9498 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.642 CNY

Home videos

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

The Fox and the Hound

Studio: Disney

Format: 2-Movie Collection 30th Anniversary Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack

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Winnie the Pooh

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Love, Wedding, Marriage

Studio: IFC Films

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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3 Idiots

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Stake Land

Studio: Dark Sky Films

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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