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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. Winter's Bone, directed by Debra Granik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiere bis unters Dach. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Data East Arcade Classics or Ace Combat: Joint Assault.
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Movies

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

Winter's Bone

Directed by: Debra Granik

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt, Isaiah Stone

Country: United States

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Legion

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Starring: Paul Bettany, Dennis Quaid, Charles S. Dutton, Lucas Black

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The Spy Next Door

Directed by: Brian Levant

Starring: Jackie Chan, Amber Valletta, Billy Ray Cyrus, Madeline Carroll

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Tooth Fairy

Directed by: Michael Lembeck

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Judd, Julie Andrews, Stephen Merchant

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Not Since You

Directed by: Jeff Stephenson

Starring: Desmond Harrington, Kathleen Robertson, Christian Kane, Jon Abrahams

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TV Series

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

Tiere bis unters Dach

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Fear Clinic

Directed by: Robert Hall

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Magellan

Directed by: Rob York

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Men of a Certain Age

Directed by: Parthiban Shanmugam

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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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)

Magazine Covers

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Sport Games on 12 January 2010

Premier League
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  • St Mirren - Aberdeen : 1 - 0
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. It Kills Me - Melanie Fiona
  2. I Invented Sex - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
  3. Say Aah - Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
  4. Money To Blow - Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
  5. BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
  6. Papers - Usher
  7. Ludacris - How Low
  8. Bad Habits - Maxwell
  9. Jay-Z + Alicia Keys - Empire State Of Mind
  10. Alicia Keys - Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga - Me Gusta Todo De Ti
  2. Hay Ojitos - Intocable
  3. Se Me Va La Voz - Alejandro Fernandez
  4. Dile Al Amor - Aventura
  5. Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
  6. La Calabaza - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  7. Te Ves Fatal - El Trono de Mexico
  8. Estuve - Alejandro Fernandez
  9. Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
  10. Los Huracanes del Norte - Mi Complemento
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Break - Three Days Grace
  2. I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin
  3. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  4. Muse - Uprising
  5. If You Only Knew - Shinedown
  6. Foo Fighters - Wheels
  7. Thirty Seconds To Mars - Kings And Queens
  8. Alice In Chains - Check My Brain
  9. Savior - Rise Against
  10. Phoenix - 1901

Books

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

The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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The Last Song

By: Nicholas Sparks

Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

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I, Alex Cross

By: James Patterson

THE #1 BESTSELLING BLOCKBUSTERCan Alex Cross survive his most chilling - and personal - case ever? Pulled out of a family celebration, Detective Alex Cross gets awful news: A beloved relative has been found brutally murdered.

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Pirate Latitudes

By: Michael Crichton

“Crichton’s ultimate adventure.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action….A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure.”—USA Today “Riveting….Great entertainment….The pages and minutes fly by.”—Cleveland

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Data East Arcade Classics

Platform: Wii

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Karate Champ

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Data East

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Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade, Combat Flight Simulator

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Dragon Ball: Origins 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Bandai

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APB: All Points Bulletin

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox One PlayStation 4

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Realtime Worlds K2 Network (acquisition)

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Home videos

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

Astro Boy

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Leap Year

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Our Family Wedding

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Sex and the City 2

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Disappearance of Alice Creed

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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