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Tuesday 12 January 2010

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha. The Book of Eli, directed by The Hughes Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Honor Of Spies by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Buried Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond Ynth or AirAttack.
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TV Series

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

The Buried Life

Written by: Dave Lingwood, Ben Nemtin, Duncan Penn, Jonnie Penn

Starring: Dave Lingwood, Ben Nemtin, Duncan Penn, Jonnie Penn

Country: United States

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Faux Raccord

Starring: Vincent Garnier

Country: France

The Neon Tiki Tribe Series

Starring: Colt Clark

Country: United States

MKC: The Monster Killers Club

Starring: Andrew Ceperley, Creep Creepersin, Nikki Wall, Cheryl Sands

Mir naiznanku

Starring: Dmitriy Komarov

Country: Ukraine

Movies

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

Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams

Country: United States

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3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh

Country: United States

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Avatar

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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The Lovely Bones

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan

Country: United States

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The Blind Side

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

Starring: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2010 ?

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:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hasib Sabbagh: Palestinian businessman and philanthropist, co-founder of Consolidated Contractors Company (Born 1920).
  • Daniel Bensaid: French philosopher (Born 1946).
Facts:
  • The 2010 Haiti earthquake occurs killing an estimated 316,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince.
  • Australia experiences its hottest night since 1902, as a heatwave grips the country. (IBN Live)
  • Five Thai policemen are charged with murder over the disappearance of a Saudi businessman 20 years ago that was linked to the theft of Saudi royal jewellery. (BBC)
  • The European Court of Human Rights rules that powers contained in the UK Terrorism Act 2000 violate the European Convention on Human Rights. (BBC)
  • The United Kingdom bans the Islamist organisation Al-Muhajiroun and an offshoot group, Islam4UK. (VOA)

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Sport Games on 12 January 2010

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  • St Mirren - Aberdeen : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2010?

  • Time: A black and white photo of an airplane flying overhead
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11376
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1084

Books

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

The Honor Of Spies

By: W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

August, 1943: In his short time as a spy with the Office of Strategic Services, young Cletus Frade has faced many unlikely situations, but nothing like his new assignment.

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Going Rogue: An American Life

By: Sarah Palin

Going Rogue is the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir from Sarah Palin, one of America’s most beloved and controversial political figures. Now with new material, Going Rogue offers plain talk from a true American original about her life, her ...

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What The Dog Saw

By: Malcolm Gladwell

What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup?

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Born To Run

By: Christopher McDougall

An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Ynth

Beyond Ynth

Platform: iOS, Android

Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers

Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers

Platform: Mobile Phone

Genre: Minigames

AirAttack

AirAttack

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: Art In Games

Cosmos X2

Cosmos X2

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Saturnine Games

Disney Sing It: Family Hits

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii

Genre: Karaoke

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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