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Thursday 6 January 2011, Epiphany

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 Decision Points by George W. Bush 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 Anno 2070.
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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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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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Backwash

Directed by: Danny Leiner

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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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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 ?

Decision Points

By: George W. Bush

In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history.

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Decoded

By: Jay-Z

Expanded paperback edition of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller features 16 pages of new material, including 3 new songs decoded.

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Room

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dance Dance Revolution II

Platform: Wii

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Afterfall: Insanity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

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Anno 2070

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

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The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Contre Jour

Contre Jour

Platform: Standard web browsers (HTML5), iOS, Windows Phone, Android, Windows 8

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Chillingo

Home videos

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

Love Me or Leave Me

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD

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Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Studio: Strand Releasing

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Something Borrowed

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Phase 7

Studio: The Collective

Format: DVD

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Our Idiot Brother

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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