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Friday 6 January 2012, Epiphany

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO. The Flowers of War, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Welcome to the Basement. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baka and Test or Chivalry: Medieval Warfare.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Flowers of War

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang

Country: United States

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

Country: United States

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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Welcome to the Basement

Starring: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes

Starring: Mike Goral

Country: United States

Pretty Much It

Starring: Eric Striffler, Jake Baldino, Mike Peterson

Country: United States

Beyond the Spotlight Hits the Streets

Honest Trailers

Written by: Andy Signore, Brett Weiner

Starring: Jon Bailey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 2012 ?

  • 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
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  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: According to Syrian state media, 26 people are killed and 63 wounded when a suicide bomber blows himself up at a police station in Damascus. The Syrian opposition blames the Syrian government for orchestrating the attack, and alleges that they have leaked information from security forces that Aleppo is next. (CNN)
  • Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq, the Iranian-backed Shiite militia that carried out deadly attacks on U.S. troops agrees to lay down its arms and join the political process in Iraq. (ABC News)
  • Eight people are killed and 10 wounded in Kano, in the latest in a series of attacks on church in northern Nigeria. (CNN)
  • The Ramnit worm steals more than 45000 Facebook logins and passwords. (CNet)
  • Symantec, maker of the popular Norton antivirus software, acknowledges that hackers have acquired ampquota segment of its source code,ampquot a partial confirmation of claims made by the Lords of Dharmaraja. (Reuters)

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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2012 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  2. Rihanna - We Found Love
  3. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  4. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  5. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  6. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  7. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  8. Adele - Someone Like You
  9. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  10. Big Sean - Dance (A$$)

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Sport Games on 6 January 2012

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alcoyano - Celta : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 6 January 2012
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Wycombe - Huddersfield : 0 - 6
See all Football game results of 6 January 2012
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burton - Accrington : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 6 January 2012
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Ascoli - Padova : 0 - 2
  • Brescia - Crotone : 3 - 0
  • Cittadella - Empoli : 2 - 1
  • Grosseto - Livorno : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 6 January 2012

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What news were making the headlines those days in January 2012?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1188
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - January, 2012


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

A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin


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By: Michael Crichton and Richard Preston

In the vein of Jurassic Park, this high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company—only to find themselves cast out into

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By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baka and Test

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Romantic comedy, Slice of life

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Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Torn Banner Studios; Activision (consoles); EU Lace Mamba Global (Windows retail); EU Lace Mamba Global (Windows retail)

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007 Legends

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows Wii U

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dillon's Rolling Western

Dillon's Rolling Western

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-adventure, tower defense

Publisher: Nintendo

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