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Wednesday 12 January 2011

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Firework by Katy Perry. TRON: Legacy, directed by Joseph Kosinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Wild Within. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dead Rising 2: Off the Record or Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten.
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TV Series

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

The Wild Within

Starring: Steven Rinella

Country: United States

Downton Abbey

Written by: Julian Fellowes

Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle

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Veritasium

Starring: Derek Muller

Country: Australia

Newsline

Country: Australia

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

Starring: Josh Casaubon, Joe Kenda, Carl Marino, Sandra Mann

Country: United States

Movies

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

TRON: Legacy

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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True Grit

Directed by: Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld

Country: United States

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The Fighter

Directed by: David O. Russell

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams

Country: United States

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Tangled

Directed by: Nathan Greno

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy

Country: United States

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2011 ?

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
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Facts:
  • Attacks by men armed with rifles and machetes kill 19 people in three villages, including Kuru Station and Fagawon in central Nigeria. (IOL)
  • At least four people are killed in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul. (BBC)
  • The Jamaican Coast Guard intercepts a Honduran vessel fishing near Pedro Cays, killing the captain and wounding two crewmen. (AP via ABC)
  • Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, reaffirms that country's support for the euro in a joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi. (Bloomberg)
  • Australian floods

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Sport Games on 12 January 2011

Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Wimbledon - Luton : 0 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Blackpool - Liverpool : 2 - 1
  • Dundee United - Motherwell : 2 - 0
  • Hamilton - Celtic : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2011?

  • Time: A portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1136
  • Esquire

Books

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

Cleopatra

By: Stacy Schiff

Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator.

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Freedom

By: Jonathan Franzen

#1 National BestsellerWinner of the John Gardner Fiction AwardA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistIn his first novel since The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has given us an epic of contemporary love and marriage.

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Secrets To The Grave

By: Tami Hoag

Marissa Fordham is dead, but her daughter is found at the crime scene, injured but alive. Now sheriff's detective Tony Mendez and child advocate Anne Leone begin to peel

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Sh*T My Dad Says

By: Justin Halpern

After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair,"

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Call of Duty: Black Ops – Zombies

Platform: iOS Android

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Nippon Ichi Software; WW NIS America

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Marvel: Avengers Alliance

Platform: Facebook, iOS, Android, Windows, Playdom.com

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Playdom (2012–2014) Disney Interactive (2014–present)

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