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Wednesday 11 January 2012

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jonah Deffenbaugh . 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 Thinking, Fast And Slow by Daniel Kahneman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Welcome to the Basement. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digimon World Re:Digitize or Crashmo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

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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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 in the last 30 days ?

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 11 January 2012 ?

  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jonah Deffenbaugh: American child of noted parents, he is the second son of singer Jo Dee Messina and her husband Chris Deffenbaugh.
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  • The United States denies any involvement in a bomb blast that killed an Iranian scientist. (BBC)
  • A French journalist is killed, along with eight others, by a mortar in the Syrian city of Homs. (CNN)
  • Joran van der Sloot pleads guilty to killing a Peruvian woman. (msnbc)
  • Israel is bracing for an increase of Syrian refugees into Golan Heights, according to Israel's military chief. ''(Sydney Morning Herald)''
  • Republican candidates for United States President are campaigning in South Carolina for the upcoming South Carolina primaries. (ABC News)

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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. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  6. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  7. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  8. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  9. Adele - Someone Like You
  10. Gym Class Heroes - Stereo Hearts

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Sport Games on 11 January 2012

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Ipswich : 2 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Tottenham - Everton : 2 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 2012?

  • Time: 2012 in large font
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1188
  • Esquire


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

Thinking, Fast And Slow

By: Daniel Kahneman

Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A

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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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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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D. C. Dead

By: Stuart Woods

A new city brings new life to Stone Barrington as Stuart Woods’s bestselling series continues… After a shocking loss, Stone Barrington is at loose ends, unsure if he wants to

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Digimon World Re:Digitize

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing, digital pet

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Anarchy Reigns

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Beat 'em up, fighting

Publisher: Sega

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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: JP / PAL Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games

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Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Demons’ Score

Demons’ Score

Platform: iOS Android, PS Vita, PS Vita TV

Genre: Rhythm action game

Publisher: Square Enix

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