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Saturday 8 January 2011

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 8, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine of Denmark and Josephine . 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 Confession by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anomaly: Warzone Earth or Asphalt: Injection.
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What the sky looked like on 8 January 2011

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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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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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Directed by: Danny Leiner

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 2011 ?

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine of Denmark: twin children of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark.
  • Josephine : Danish royalty, the fourth child and youngest daughter of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, and his Australian-born wife, Crown Princess Mary.
  • Vincent : Danish royalty, the third child and youngest son of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, and his Australian-born wife, Crown Princess Mary.
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Famous Deaths:
  • An attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and subsequent shooting in Casas Adobes, Arizona at a Safeway grocery store kills 6 people and wounds 13, including Giffords.
  • Several people are killed in clashes with security forces in Southern Sudan, a day before the independence referendum. (Al Jazeera)
  • Two French hostages kidnapped in Niger on Friday are killed during a rescue attempt by the Nigerien military. (Al Jazeera)
  • Israel responds to the shooting dead of a 65-year-old Palestinian civilian in his bed during a pre-dawn raid by ordering an investigation. Troops were attempting to re-arrest five Hamas members who had been released from prison the previous day when they made the fatal error. (''Irish Independent'')
  • Three academics at Istanbul Bilgi University are fired due to a controversial dissertation project submitted by a student. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 8 January 2011

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • La Coruna - Barcelona : 0 - 4
  • Malaga - Ath Bilbao : 1 - 1
  • Sociedad - Sevilla : 2 - 3
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alcorcon - Recreativo : 2 - 1
  • Barcelona B - Girona : 1 - 2
  • Cartagena - Salamanca : 1 - 0
  • Cordoba - Ponferradina : 3 - 3
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barrow - Cambridge : 1 - 2
  • Bath City - Luton : 0 - 0
  • Darlington - AFC Wimbledon : 0 - 0
  • Eastbourne Borough - Mansfield : 1 - 3
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Plymouth : 3 - 0
  • Dag and Red - Rochdale : 0 - 1
  • Exeter - Milton Keynes Dons : 1 - 1
  • Oldham - Swindon : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 January 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 08, 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


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

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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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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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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Safe Haven

By: Nicholas Sparks

When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Code

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Arc System Works

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Defiance

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Defiance

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Anomaly: Warzone Earth

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, Android, Xbox 360, PlayStation Network, Blackberry 10

Genre: Real-time strategy, Reversed tower defense

Publisher: Headup Games (Germany)

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Carnival Island

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Asphalt: Injection

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Konami

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Home videos

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

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Gnomeo & Juliet

Studio: Touchstone

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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Guilty Hearts

Studio: Phase 4 Films

Format: DVD

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Something Borrowed

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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