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Friday 6 January 2012, Epiphany

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 2012). 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. Joyful Noise, directed by Todd Graff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Then Again by Diane Keaton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dragon Age: Redemption. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Code of Princess or Crashmo.
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What the sky looked like on 6 January 2012

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Joyful Noise

Directed by: Todd Graff

Starring: Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer, Jeremy Jordan

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Ticket Out

Directed by: Doug Lodato

Starring: Ray Liotta, Alexandra Breckenridge, Colin Ford, Ciara Bond

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Sand Sharks

Directed by: Mark Atkins

Starring: Corin Nemec, Brooke Hogan, Vanessa Evigan, Eric Scott Woods

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Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States

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The Rum Diary

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Dragon Age: Redemption

Directed by: Peter Winther

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Man Up

Directed by: Ben Palmer

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Hell on Wheels

Directed by: Will Zens

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The Layover

Directed by: William H. Macy

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Good Mythical Morning

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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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Sport Games on 6 January 2012

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alcoyano - Celta : 0 - 3
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Wycombe - Huddersfield : 0 - 6
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League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burton - Accrington : 0 - 2
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Ascoli - Padova : 0 - 2
  • Brescia - Crotone : 3 - 0
  • Cittadella - Empoli : 2 - 1
  • Grosseto - Livorno : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 2012 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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$$)
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
  2. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  3. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  4. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  6. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  7. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  8. You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
  9. Can't Get Enough - J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
  10. Headlines - Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  2. El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
  3. La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas - Nada Iguales
  4. Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  5. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  6. We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
  7. El Mil Amores - Pesado
  8. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  9. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  10. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  2. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  3. Coldplay - Paradise
  4. Face To The Floor - Chevelle
  5. These Days - Foo Fighters
  6. Foo Fighters - Walk
  7. Tonight - Seether
  8. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Monarchy Of Roses
  9. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  10. Cough Syrup - Young The Giant


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

Then Again

By: Diane Keaton

The trade paperback edition of Diane Keaton’s unforgettable memoir includes a new Afterword about the bonds between mother and daughter.NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

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Kill Alex Cross

By: James Patterson

The only wayDetective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene of the biggest case he's ever been part of. The President's son and daughter have been abducted from their school - an impossible crime, but somehow the ...

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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin


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The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Code of Princess

Platform: Nintendo 3DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

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Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Battle of the Bulge

Platform: iOS

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dragonborn

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux iOS

Genre: Graphic adventure game

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Home videos

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

The Devil Inside

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Dark Knight Rises

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Sound of My Voice

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Film Socialisme

Studio: Lorber

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Premium Rush

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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