Monday January 13, 2014

US date format: 1/13/2014, UK date format: 13/1/2014

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 2014). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Timber by Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha. Non-Stop, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014 while David And Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching House of Fools. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elite: Dangerous or Mario Kart 8.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra

Starring: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy, Michelle Dockery

California Scheming

Directed by: Marco Weber

Starring: Gia Mantegna, Devon Werkheiser, Spencer Daniels, Rachel Seiferth


Directed by: John Michael McDonagh

Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Directed by: Ana Lily Amirpour

Starring: Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò

The Signal

Directed by: William Eubank

Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Beau Knapp, Laurence Fishburne


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 13, 2014?


  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).


  • An explosion at an illegal gambling hall in Kaili City, China, kills fourteen people and injures seven. Police believe it was intentional and are investigating it as a crime. (CNN) (ABC News)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 13, 2014?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Timber - Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha
  2. OneRepublic - Counting Stars
  3. The Monster - Eminem Featuring Rihanna
  4. Lorde - Royals
  5. Say Something - A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera
  6. Dark Horse - Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J
  7. Passenger - Let Her Go
  8. Wake Me Up! - Avicii
  9. Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball
  10. Demons - Imagine Dragons

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. The Monster - Eminem Featuring Rihanna
  2. Drunk In Love - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  3. Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake Featuring Majid Jordan
  4. Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  5. White Walls - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring ScHoolboy Q & Hollis
  6. 23 - Mike WiLL Made-It Featuring Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J
  7. My Hitta - YG Featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan
  8. Show Me - Kid Ink Featuring Chris Brown
  9. Holy Grail - Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
  10. Gas Pedal - Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu!

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Lorde - Royals
  2. Passenger - Let Her Go
  3. Demons - Imagine Dragons
  4. Team - Lorde
  5. Bastille - Pompeii
Sport Games on January 13, 2014

Sport Games on January 13, 2014

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

House of Fools

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky


Directed by: Jost Althoff

Side Effects

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Riley Rewind

Directed by: Ray William Johnson


Directed by: Harvey Glazer


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

David And Goliath

By: Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell's provocative new #1 bestseller -- now in paperback. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than

George Washington'S Secret Six

By: Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

*Now with a new afterword containing never-before-seen research on the identity of the spy ring’s most secret member, Agent 355“This is my kind of history book.

The Longest Ride

By: Nicholas Sparks

In the tradition of his beloved first novel, The Notebook, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with the remarkable story of two couples whose lives intersect in profound and surprising ways.Ira

The Gods Of Guilt

By: Michael Connelly

Defense attorney Mickey Haller returns with a haunting case in the gripping new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.

The First Phone Call From Heaven

By: Mitch Albom

“A beautifully rendered tale of faith and redemption that makes us think, feel, and hope—and then doubt and then believe, as only Mitch Albom can make us do.”—Garth


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Elegy for a Dead World

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Publisher: Dejobaan Games

Mario Kart 8

Platform: Wii U

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

Elite: Dangerous

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Genre: Space trading and combat, first-person shooter

Publisher: Frontier Developments

Ether One

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

Genre: Adventure

99 Bricks Wizard Academy

Platform: iOS, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Puzzle

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $75.15
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $170.34
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $113.26
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $27.71
  • Visa V: opens at $222.02

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 6.7025 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.5634 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8276 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.473 CNY
  • 1 AUD = 0.8134 CHF

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