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Friday 13 January 2012

It was Friday, 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 Raid: Redemption, directed by Gareth Huw Evans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Red Mist by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Welcome to the Basement. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Autumn Dynasty or Black Knight Sword.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Raid: Redemption

Directed by: Gareth Huw Evans

Starring: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy

Country: United States

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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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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

Honest Trailers

Written by: Andy Signore, Brett Weiner

Starring: Jon Bailey

Country: United States

Cup of Joe

Written by: Joey von Haeger, Wes Powers

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 January 2012 ?

  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
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  • 2011-2012 Syrian uprising: Security forces kill at least 13 protesters, including three children, amid ongoing protests in Syria. (Al Jazeera)
  • European sovereign debt crisis:
  • The Standard Poor's credit rating agency lowers its long-term credit ratings on the eurozone countries of Cyprus, Italy, Portugal, and Spain by two notches each and Austria, France, Malta, Slovakia, and Slovenia by one notch each. (Standard Poor's)
  • Lions Gate Entertainment, the largest independent studio in the United States, purchases Summit Entertainment for US$412.5 million. (Reuters)
  • Kiribati President Anote Tong is re-elected to a third (and final) term in the 2012 presidential election. (Radio Australia News)

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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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Sport Games on 13 January 2012

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Gimnastic : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 13 January 2012
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Le Havre - Lens : 0 - 0
  • Nantes - Angers : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 13 January 2012
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hamilton - Partick : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 13 January 2012
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Nocerina - Sassuolo : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 13 January 2012

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1189
  • Time: 2012 in large font
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1188


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

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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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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Thinking, Fast And Slow

By: Daniel Kahneman

Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A

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In The Garden Of Beasts

By: Erik Larson

Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Autumn Dynasty

Autumn Dynasty

Platform: iOS,[1] Android,[2] BlackBerry

Black Knight Sword

Black Knight Sword

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Action, platformer

Publisher: Reverb Communications

Deep Sleep

Platform: Web browser

Genre: Graphic adventure game

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux Xbox 360 PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

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Double Fine Happy Action Theater

Double Fine Happy Action Theater

Platform: Xbox 360 with Kinect (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Casual game

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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