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Wednesday 12 October 2011

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Someone Like You by Adele. The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Carnation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ant Raid or Bumpy Road.
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 ?

Carnation

Starring: Machiko Ono

Country: Japan

Hunter x Hunter

Starring: Mariya Ise, Megumi Han, Daisuke Namikawa

Country: Japan

The Cheetah Diaries

Starring: Annie Beckheling

Country: South Africa

Humsafar

Starring: Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan, Atiqa Odho, Naveen Waqar

Country: Pakistan

The B.S. of A. with Brian Sack

Starring: Lauren Adams, Anthony Atamanuik, Ben Rameaka

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Brnice Bejo, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Hugo

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chlo Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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Shame

Directed by: Steve McQueen

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale

Country: United States

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Real Steel

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo

Country: United States

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50/50

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Burmese comedian, actor and dissident Zarganar is released as part of an amnesty by the government of Myanmar for over 6,000 dissidents. (AP via Google News)
  • The Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key warns that the container ship which ran agound on Astrolabe Reef a week ago could break up as oil slicks have appeared on beaches near Tauranga. (New Zealand Stuff)
  • The death toll from the 2011 United States listeriosis outbreak reaches a total of 23 dead with 116 affected, making it the deadliest outbreak of foodborne illness in the U.S. in 25 years. (''Minneapolis Star Tribune'')
  • At least eight people are killed and one is seriously injured in a shooting at a hair salon in Seal Beach, California, USA. (Associated Press)
  • Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian man also known as the ampquotunderwear bomberampquot, pleads guilty to attempting to blow up an airliner on Christmas Day 2009 in a trial in the U.S. city of Detroit, Michigan. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')

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Books

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

Killing Lincoln

By: Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts

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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

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New York to Dallas

By: J.D. Ro

Homicide detective Eve Dallas tracks down an escaped criminal she was originally responsible for jailing. (E, Putnam Adult)

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Nightwoods

By: Charles Frazier

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Charles Frazier, the acclaimed author of Cold Mountain and Thirteen Moons, returns with a dazzling novel set in small-town North Carolina in the early 1960s.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bunch of Heroes

Bunch of Heroes

Platform: Windows

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: NGD Studios

Acceleration of Suguri X Edition

Platform: PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Rockin' Android

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Ant Raid

Ant Raid

Platform: iOS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Bumpy Road

Bumpy Road

Platform: iOS, Mac

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Simogo

Digimon Fusion

Digimon Fusion

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fantasy,

Publisher: Namco Bandai


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