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Monday 12 January 2009

It was Monday, 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 Just Dance by Lady GaGa. Bronson, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching There Will Be Brawl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Poker or Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

There Will Be Brawl

Written by: Zach Grafton

Starring: Matt Key, Matthew Mercer, Paul Duraso, Tony Rago

Country: United States

Victorian Farm

Starring: Stephen Noonan, Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger

Starring: Keiji Fujiwara

Country: Japan

Van Vlees en Bloed

Starring: Koen De Graeve, Mieke De Groote, Reinhilde Decleir, Tom Dewispelaere

Country: Belgium

Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Bronson

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Tom Hardy, Kelly Adams, Luing Andrews

Country: United States

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(500) Days of Summer

Directed by: Marc Webb

Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Geoffrey Arend

Country: United States

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Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana

Country: United States

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States

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Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
See famous people born on 12 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Arne Naess: Norwegian philosopher (Born 1912).
  • Claude Berri: French film director, producer and founder of the Association of Authors-Directors- Producers, one of the most influential man in the French movie business from the early '90s.
Facts:
  • Flooding caused by Tropical Depression 04F kills eight people and displaces more than 6,000 in Fiji. (AP)
  • Urban warfare begins between Israeli Defense Forces and Hamas militants as the former push further into Gaza City. (Sky News)
  • The Indonesian ferry MV ''Teratai Prima'' capsizes and sinks off Sulawesi, Indonesia, killing more than 230 people. (MSNBC)
  • Iraqi Security Forces announce that they have captured Tha'ir Kadhim Sraiwi, the alleged leader of Salafi terrorist group Jamaat Ansar al-Sunna. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 12 January 2009

League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Milton Keynes Dons - Colchester : 1 - 1
  • Oldham - Hartlepool : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 January 2009
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Pisa - Rimini : 1 - 3
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2009?

  • Time: A fluorescent lightbulb wearing a sweater. Photo-Illustration for TIME with sweater and lightbulb fr
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1029
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Hour I First Believed

By: Wally Lamb

When high school teacher Caelum Quirk and his wife, Maureen, a school nurse, move to Littleton, Colorado, they both get jobs at Columbine High School.

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The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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A Mercy

By: Toni Morrison

National BestsellerOne of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the YearIn the 1680s the slave trade in the Americas is still in its infancy.

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Running Hot

By: Jayne Ann Krentz

The New York Times bestseller that's "full of fun and thrills...irresistible" (Seattle Times) While they hunt for a killer, two gifted psychics take passion to a whole new level...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Poker

Platform: Wii (WiiWare), PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Left Field Productions

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Bomberman Ultra

Bomberman Ultra

Platform: PlayStation Network

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge

Bad Rats: The Rats' Revenge

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Strategy First

Bonsai Barber

Bonsai Barber

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Publisher: Nintendo

Boom Blox Bash Party

Platform: Wii

Genre: Puzzle, party game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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