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Thursday 12 January 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO. The Flowers of War, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Covert Warriors by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Welcome to the Basement. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bloodforge or Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure.
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 ?

Welcome to the Basement

Starring: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes

Starring: Mike Goral

Country: United States

Pretty Much It

Starring: Eric Striffler, Jake Baldino, Mike Peterson

Country: United States

I Love College

Written by: Oliver Portmann, Francisco Bustamante

Directed by: Tyler James

Starring: Josiah Blount, John-Michael Jalonen, Rosie Malone, Dylan O'Connell

Cup of Joe

Written by: Joey von Haeger, Wes Powers

Starring: Joey von Haeger, Wolly Wolcott, Wynn Reichert, Nikki von Haeger

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Flowers of War

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang

Country: United States

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

Country: United States

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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2012 ?

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:
  • Shia insurgency in Yemen: at least 20 die in Sunni-Shia fighting in north Yemen. (AJE)
  • 2010–2011 Burma border clashes: The Burmese government signs a ceasefire with Karen rebels. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: The Arab League delays sending more observers to Syria one of its observers also quits the mission. (BBC)
  • The Supreme Court of Israel upholds a law banning Palestinians who marry Israelis from gaining Israeli citizenship. (BBC)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2012 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  2. Rihanna - We Found Love
  3. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  4. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  5. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  6. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  7. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  8. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  9. Adele - Someone Like You
  10. Gym Class Heroes - Stereo Hearts

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2012?

  • Time: 2012 in large font
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1188
  • Esquire

Books

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

Covert Warriors

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

New York Times Bestselling Authors -- There?s an uneasy and unholy alliance building across the Caribbean. Few in the U.

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The Litigators

By: John Grisham

The partners at Finley & Figg often refer to themselves as a “boutique law firm.” Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous. Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are none of these things.

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Red Mist

By: Patricia Cornwell

With high-tension suspense and cutting-edge technology, Patricia Cornwell—the world’s #1 bestselling crime writer—once again proves her exceptional ability to entertain and enthrall in this remarkable novel featuring chief medical examiner Dr.

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Micro

By: Michael Crichton and Richard Preston

In the vein of Jurassic Park, this high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company—only to find themselves cast out into

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle of the Bulge

Platform: iOS

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Bloodforge

Bloodforge

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Code of Princess

Platform: Nintendo 3DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

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Criminal Case (video game)

Criminal Case (video game)

Platform: Facebook (Adobe Flash), iOS, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure

Platform: Wii Nintendo 3DS Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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