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Wednesday 12 January 2011

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 12, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Firework by Katy Perry. Tyrannosaur, directed by Paddy Considine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Broke by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Army of Darkness: Defense or Payday: The Heist.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 January 2011

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Movies

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

Tyrannosaur

Directed by: Paddy Considine

Starring: Peter Mullan, Archie Lal, Jag Sanghera, Mike Fearnley

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Win Win

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Jeffrey Tambor, Bobby Cannavale

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The Devil's Double

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Philip Quast

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Like Crazy

Directed by: Drake Doremus

Starring: Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlie Bewley

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The Mechanic

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland, Tony Goldwyn

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TV Series

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

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

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Rake

Written by: Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh, Charles Waterstreet

Directed by: Peter Duncan

Starring: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Russell Dykstra, Danielle Cormack

Country: Australia

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Eva Luna

Directed by: Adriana Barraza

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In Between Men

Directed by: Jennifer Gelfer

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Glory Daze

Directed by: Ramon Fernandez

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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
Famous Birthdays:
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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
See all Football game results of 12 January 2011
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Blackpool - Liverpool : 2 - 1
  • Dundee United - Motherwell : 2 - 0
  • Hamilton - Celtic : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 January 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 12, 2011 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on January 12, 2011 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2011 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
  2. Aston Martin Music - Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
  3. What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  4. No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
  5. Right Thru Me - Nicki Minaj
  6. Make A Movie - Twista Featuring Chris Brown
  7. Lay It Down - Lloyd
  8. Deuces - Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall
  9. Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
  10. No BS - Chris Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  2. Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
  3. Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  4. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  5. Bon, Bon - Pitbull
  6. Arrastrando Las Patas - Larry Hernandez
  7. Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  8. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  9. Sergio Vega - Millonario de Amor
  10. Robarte Un Beso - Intocable

Books

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

Broke

By: Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe

THE FACTS. THE FUTURE. THE FIGHT TO FIX AMERICA— BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE. In the words of Harvard economist Niall Ferguson, the United States is “an empire on the edge of

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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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I Remember Nothing

By: Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of I Feel Bad About My Neck, taking a hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning

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The Confession

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFirst time in paperbackAn innocent man is about to be executed.Only a guilty man can save him. In 1998, in the small East Texas city of Sloan, Travis Boyette abducted, raped, and strangled a popular high ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crimson: Steam Pirates

Crimson: Steam Pirates

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Bungie Aerospace Corporation

Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks

Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Art tool/Non-game

Publisher: THQ

Army of Darkness: Defense

Army of Darkness: Defense

Payday: The Heist

Payday: The Heist

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

Disney Universe

Disney Universe

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.30
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $98.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $79.57
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $45.49
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.8334 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6977 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9798 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.58 CNY

Home videos

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

Jig

Studio: Screen Media

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Kites: The Remix

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Trust

Studio: Millennium Media

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Bride Flight

Studio: Music Box Films

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Open Season 3

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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