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Wednesday 5 January 2011

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 5, 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 The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bit.Trip Complete or Cart Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 January 2011

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Movies

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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Aakrosh

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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Rake

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 5 January 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 05 January
Facts:
  • (to January 9) In Tampa, Florida, Heritage Numismatic Auctions conducts coin auctions at the FUN convention.
  • A 17-year-old student at Millard South High School, in Omaha, Nebraska, shoots an assistant principal to death and wounds the school principal before turning the gun onto himself. (CNN)
  • Clarence House confirms that Prince William and Catherine Middleton will be married by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams. Sky News
  • Swedish actor Per Oscarsson and his wife Kia Östling are confirmed dead by dental records after a fire destroyed the couple's house in Skara and the couple perished on December 30, 2010. (The Local)
  • Iran and India develop a stop-gap plan to continue the flow of oil from the former to the latter, and payments in the opposite direction, days after India withdrew from the Asian Clearing Union. The new plan involves payments through the EIH Bank, in Hamburg, Germany. (Domain-b)

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Sport Games on 5 January 2011

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Arsenal - Man City : 0 - 0
  • Aston Villa - Sunderland : 0 - 1
  • Blackburn - Liverpool : 3 - 1
  • Bolton - Wigan : 1 - 1
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Football (Greece)
  • AEK - Kerkyra : 0 - 0
  • Asteras Tripolis - Ergotelis : 3 - 0
  • Olympiakos - Iraklis : 2 - 0
  • Olympiakos Volou - Panionios : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 January 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 05, 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

Books

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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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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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Freedom

By: Jonathan Franzen

#1 National BestsellerWinner of the John Gardner Fiction AwardA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistIn his first novel since The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has given us an epic of contemporary love and marriage.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle: Los Angeles

Battle: Los Angeles

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 OnLive

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butoden

Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butoden

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai

Cart Life

Cart Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

Bit.Trip Complete

Bit.Trip Complete

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action, Music

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

Asphalt: Injection

Asphalt: Injection

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Konami

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.72
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.61
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $78.59
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $43.53
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.8546 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6426 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9696 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.617 CNY

Home videos

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

The Warrior's Way

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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That's What I Am

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Kites: The Remix

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The First Grader

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD

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You Again

Studio: Touchstone

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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