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Wednesday 12 January 2005

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Let Me Love You by Mario. In UK Against All Odds by Steve Brookstein was in the top 5 hits. Brick, directed by Rian Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while A Salty Piece of Land by Jimmy Buffett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battlestar Galactica. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Act of War: Direct Action or Pac-Pix.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Layer Cake

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Daniel Craig, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon

Country: United States

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Hard Candy

Directed by: David Slade

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lukas Haas, Emilie de Ravin

Country: United States

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Mysterious Skin

Directed by: Gregg Araki

Starring: Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue

Country: United States

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Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Battlestar Galactica

Written by: Glen A. Larson, Ronald D. Moore

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

Country: United States

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House M.D.

Written by: David Shore

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

Country: United States

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My Life in Film

Starring: Kris Marshall, Andrew Scott, Alice Lowe, Rita Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Phil Daniels, Ray Emmet Brown, Georgia Mackenzie, Annabelle Apsion

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Sunrise Earth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2005 ?

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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  • Steven Contursi and Donald Kagin purchase the unique (US) 1787 Brasher gold doubloon for US$2,990,000, third highest price ever paid for a rare coin at public auction.

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Sport Games on 12 January 2005

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Nantes : 0 - 0
  • Caen - Paris SG : 0 - 0
  • Istres - Monaco : 0 - 1
  • Metz - Ajaccio : 1 - 0
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League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Boston - Southend : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 January 2005

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

A Salty Piece of Land

By: Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett, bestselling author of "A Pirate Looks at Fifty," and hero to parrotheads everywhere, gives readers a humorous adventure set in the Caribbean, involving a lighthouse, a mystery, a wild cast of characters, and more than a few bottles ...

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Life Expectancy

By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Before he died on a storm-wracked night, Jimmy Tock’s grandfather predicted that there would be five dark days in his grandson’s life—five dates whose terrible events

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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My Life

By: Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Act of War: Direct Action

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Clubhouse Games

Platform: Nintendo DS DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Crime Life: Gang Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

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Dance Dance Revolution Mario Mix

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Music, exergaming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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