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Saturday 12 January 2008

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Max Bratman . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK When You Believe by Leon Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Funny Games, directed by Michael Haneke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while World Without End by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching American Focus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Condemned 2: Bloodshot or American McGee's Grimm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Funny Games

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Country: United States

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In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarn Hinds

Country: United States

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Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

Directed by: Uwe Boll

Starring: Jason Statham, Ron Perlman, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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P.S. I Love You

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

American Focus

Starring: Jacob Gregory, Sajini Sacharaiah, Josekutty Valiyakallumkal, Greg Vorob

Country: United States

Larica Total

Country: Brazil

The Gaming Historian

Starring: Norman Caruso

Country: United States

Schmoes Know

Starring: Brian Suder

Country: United States

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Starring: Brian Beacock

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2008 ?

  • 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:
  • Max Bratman: American child of noted family, his mother is Christina Aguilera and father is Jordan Bratman.
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  • A tanker crash, explosion and fire in Port Harcourt, Nigeria leaves at least 30 dead. (CNN)
  • A collision near Bathurst, New Brunswick results in the deaths of 7 Bathurst High School basketball team members. (CTV)

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Sport Games on 12 January 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Catania - Juventus : 1 - 1
  • Empoli - Reggina : 1 - 1
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Sevilla : 2 - 0
  • Barcelona - Murcia : 4 - 0
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Salamanca : 0 - 0
  • Malaga - Granada 74 : 1 - 1
  • Sociedad - Alaves : 1 - 0
  • Xerez - Las Palmas : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 12 January 2008
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Auxerre : 4 - 1
  • Caen - Nancy : 0 - 0
  • Le Mans - Sochaux : 0 - 2
  • Lille - Metz : 1 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 2008?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.973
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - January, 2008


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

World Without End

By: Ken Follett

In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral.

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Skinny Bitch

By: Rory Freedman, Kim Barnouin

Not your typical boring diet book, this is a tart-tongued, no-holds-barred wakeup call to all women who want to be thin.

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The Golden Compass

By: Philip Pullman

Lyra Belacqua is content to run wild among the scholars of Jodan College, with her daemon familiar always by her side.

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The Daring Book for Girls

By: Andrea J. Buchanan, Miriam Peskowitz

The Daring Book for Girls is the manual for everything that girls need to know—and that doesn't mean sewing buttonholes! Whether it's female heroes in history, secret note-passing skills, science projects,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Condemned 2: Bloodshot

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sega Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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American McGee's Grimm

American McGee's Grimm

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Turner Broadcasting System

Bomberman Blast

Platform: Wii, WiiWare

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Hudson Soft, Nintendo

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Bruiser and Scratch

Bruiser and Scratch

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle/Adventure

Publisher: Steel Penny Games

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Midway Games

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