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Friday 12 January 2007

It was Friday, 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 Irreplaceable by Beyonce. In UK A Moment Like This by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits. Children of Men, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Maria Bamford Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mass Effect or All-Pro Football 2K8.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Painted Veil

Directed by: John Curran

Starring: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Rocky Balboa

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Tarver, Milo Ventimiglia

Country: United States

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Directed by: Stefen Fangmeier

Starring: Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Jeremy Irons

Country: United States

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The Pursuit of Happyness

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

Country: United States

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The Good Shepherd

Directed by: Robert De Niro

Starring: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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TV Series

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


Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Heavy Sedation

Starring: Brian Anthony Wilson, Damon Diggs, Rasheda El, Ina Farrell

Country: United States

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Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

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Friday Night Lights

Written by: Peter Berg

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden, Brad Leland

Country: United States

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Written by: James Manos Jr.

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Country: United States

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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
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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)

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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
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • West Brom - Luton : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 12 January 2007
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Spezia - Piacenza : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of 12 January 2007
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Boavista - Maritimo : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 January 2007

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

The World Is Flat

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr.

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

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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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True Evil

By: Greg Iles

True evil has a face you know and a voice you trust.... A Southern doctor is pulled into a terrifying ring of murderous secrets -- in this powerhouse thriller

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action, real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (PC and Xbox 360) Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Ben 10: Protector of Earth

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure game Beat em up

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Mass Effect

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, iOS, PlayStation 3, Android, Windows Phone, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios (2007) Electronic Arts (2008-)

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All-Pro Football 2K8

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports

Publisher: 2K Sports

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Beyond Life

Beyond Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: first person shooter

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