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Thursday 6 January 2011, Epiphany

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Flynn Bloom . 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 Cross Fire by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asphalt: Injection or Call of Juarez: The Cartel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 6 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 6 January 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
  • Flynn Bloom: American noted family, the first child and son of British actor Orlando Bloom and Australian model Miranda Kerr.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • (to January 8) Heritage Auction Galleries conducts its Heritage Auctions Signature Currency Auction at the Florida United Numismatists convention in Tampa, Florida. A Series 1861 US10 demand note, handwritten "for the", only one known, VG-8, sells for $109,250.
  • Médecins Sans Frontières accuses the Democratic Republic of the Congo of not doing enough to prevent war rape after 33 women are raped in Fizi, South Kivu, on New Year's Day. (CNN)
  • 2010–2011 Ivorian crisis:
  • At least 14 people in Duékoué, Ivory Coast are killed in clashes between opposing sides in the Presidential election crisis. (BBC)
  • Ivory Coast's President-elect Alassane Ouattara expresses confidence that military action by other West African nations will remove President Laurent Gbagbo, who refuses to leave office after his defeat in recent presidential elections. (CNN)

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Sport Games on 6 January 2011

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Fiorentina : 1 - 1
  • Brescia - Cesena : 1 - 2
  • Cagliari - Milan : 0 - 1
  • Genoa - Lazio : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 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 ?

Cross Fire

By: James Patterson

Wedding bells ringDetective Alex Cross and Bree's wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington D.C.'s

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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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Hell'S Corner

By: David Baldacci

Oliver Stone and the Camel Club return in #1 bestselling author David Baldacci's most stunning adventure yet.An attack on the heart of power .

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ABBA: You Can Dance

ABBA: You Can Dance

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Ubisoft

The Cat and the Coup

The Cat and the Coup

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

AFL

AFL

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment

Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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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 $37.54
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.73
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $79.41
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $44.22
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.863 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6484 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9687 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.59 CNY

Home videos

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

The Dilemma

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Jane Eyre

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Toy Story 3

Studio: Disney-Pixar

Format: Blu-ray 3D

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Hall Pass

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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