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Friday 12 January 2007

US date format: 1/12/2007, UK date format: 12/1/2007

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 12, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Irreplaceable by Beyonce. In UK A Moment Like This by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits. The Savages, directed by Tamara Jenkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Brother Odd by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Acorralada. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney or Dragon Ball Z: Harukanaru Densetsu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 January 2007

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

The Savages

Directed by: Tamara Jenkins

Starring: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco, Peter Friedman

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Rocket Science

Directed by: Jeffrey Blitz

Starring: Reece Thompson, Anna Kendrick, Nicholas D'Agosto, Utkarsh Ambudkar

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The Hitcher

Directed by: Dave Meyers

Starring: Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton, Neal McDonough

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Directed by: Mitchell Lichtenstein

Starring: Jess Weixler, John Hensley, Josh Pais, Hale Appleman

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The Ten

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Jessica Alba, Winona Ryder, Adam Brody

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TV Series

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Directed by: Tito Rojas

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Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat

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Simon Schama's Power of Art

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Horrid Henry

Directed by: Nick Moore

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Strictly Confidential

Directed by: Charles Saunders

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2007 ?

  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • The US Embassy in Athens is attacked with a rocket propelled grenade, causing minimal damage and no injuries.
  • Comet C/2006 P1 (McNaught) reaches perihelion becoming the brightest comet in more than 40 years.
  • China and Russia veto a United States drafted United Nations Security Council Resolution that would have urged the government of Myanmar to stop human rights abuses and the repression of political opposition. (LA Times)
  • Terri Irwin, widow of naturalist and TV personality Steve Irwin, reports that all footage of his death from a stingray piercing his heart has been destroyed, and the events surrounding his death will not be shown in his final documentary, ''Ocean's Deadliest''. (Access Hollywood)
  • The Chinese Foreign Ministry warns it has intelligence indicating East Turkestan Islamic Movement terrorists will launch an attack against China from Kyrgyzstan. Security personnel along the border between the two countries is increased. (RFE/RL)

Sport Games on 12 January 2007

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Ajaccio : 1 - 1
  • Bastia - Libourne : 3 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Creteil : 1 - 0
  • Dijon - Istres : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 January 2007
Football (United Kingdom)
  • West Brom - Luton : 3 - 2
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Spezia - Piacenza : 3 - 3
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Boavista - Maritimo : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 January 2007

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 12, 2007 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on January 12, 2007 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2007 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Beyonce - Irreplaceable
  2. Ciara - Promise
  3. I Wanna Love You - Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg
  4. You - Lloyd Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. Jim Jones - We Fly High
  6. My Love - Justin Timberlake Featuring T.I.
  7. Shortie Like Mine - Bow Wow Featuring Chris Brown & Johnta Austin
  8. Unk - Walk It Out
  9. Make It Rain - Fat Joe Featuring Lil Wayne
  10. Poppin' - Chris Brown Featuring Jay Biz
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Bendita Tu Luz - Mana
  2. Tu Recuerdo - Ricky Martin Featuring La Mari De Chambao Y Tommy Torres
  3. Ser O Parecer - RBD
  4. Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel
  5. Antes De Que Te Vayas - Marco Antonio Solis
  6. Dime (Tell Me) - Pitbull Featuring Frankie J & Ken-Y
  7. Dime Quien Es - Los Rieleros del Norte
  8. Chiquilla - A.B. Quintanilla III Presents Kumbia All Starz
  9. Ni Una Sola Palabra - Paulina Rubio
  10. Me Matas - RKM & Ken-Y


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

Brother Odd

By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Loop me in, odd one. The words, spoken in the deep of night by a sleeping child, chill the young man watching over her.

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By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.

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I Feel Bad About My Neck

By: Nora Ephron

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious

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Treasure Of Khan

By: Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler

Genghis Khan almost conquered the world. Now, one man wants to finish the job-unless Dirk Pitt can stop him.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends

Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation, Mini-Games

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Majesco; PAL 505 Games



Platform: Web browser; Windows Phone; iOS; Android

Genre: Twenty Questions

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Publisher: Capcom

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Clear (visual novel)

Clear (visual novel)

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romance

Publisher: Moonstone (PC) Sweets (PS2)

Dragon Ball Z: Harukanaru Densetsu

Dragon Ball Z: Harukanaru Densetsu

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Atari Bandai

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
An Updraft for the Airlines

The chief of US Airways, with a $10.5 billion takeover proposal for Delta, has helped make the industry feel better about itself again. [..]

Executive Who Stirred Up Volkswagen Will Step Down

Wolfgang Bernhard will leave the company as part of a broad shake-up of its managing board. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $65.80
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $90.51
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $63.49
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $42.64
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CAD = 1.0656 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9769 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9164 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4426 CHF

Home videos

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

The Namesake

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Studio: DVD

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The Science of Sleep

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Evan Almighty

Studio: DVD

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Studio: 20th Anniversary Edition DVD and Blu-ray

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