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Saturday 14 January 2012

It was Saturday, 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 The Drop by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Welcome to the Basement. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Darkness II or District 187: Sin Streets.
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 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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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A suicide bomber kills at least 53 people and injures more than 130 in the Iraqi city of Basra. (CNN)
  • Violent protests occur in Bucharest, Romania, as two-day-old demonstrations continue against President Traian Băsescu's economic austerity measures. Clashes are reported in numerous Romanian cities between protesters and law enforcement officers. (''Washington Post'')
  • A power transformer malfunction in Bursa, Turkey, leaves millions without electricity, including the metropolis of Istanbul. (''Washington Post'')
  • Rescue teams find two survivors trapped inside the capsized cruise ship ''Costa Concordia'', which ran aground off the coast of Tuscany on January 13, killing at least three people. The ship's captain is detained by police for questioning. (''New Zealand Herald'')
  • The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, proposes that Arab League troops be sent to Syria to end ongoing violence in the country. (VoA)

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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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Sport Games on 14 January 2012

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Westerlo : 3 - 1
  • Lierse - Gent : 2 - 1
  • Mechelen - Bergen : 4 - 1
  • Oud-Heverlee Leuven - Lokeren : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 14 January 2012
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Granada - Vallecano : 1 - 2
  • Mallorca - Real Madrid : 1 - 2
  • Sevilla - Espanol : 0 - 0
  • Valencia - Sociedad : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 14 January 2012
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Almeria - Guadalajara : 4 - 0
  • Elche - Alcoyano : 1 - 2
  • Las Palmas - Barcelona B : 3 - 1
  • Murcia - Cordoba : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 14 January 2012
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Boulogne - Reims : 0 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Laval : 3 - 1
  • Clermont - Amiens : 2 - 1
  • Istres - Monaco : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 14 January 2012

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Drop

By: Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch has been given three years before he must retire from the LAPD, and he wants cases more fiercely than ever.

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Seriously ... I'M Kidding

By: Ellen DeGeneres

I've experienced a whole lot the last few years and I have a lot to share. So I hope that you'll take a moment to sit back, relax and enjoy the

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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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Down The Darkest Road

By: Tami Hoag

Once upon a time I had the perfect family. Then, as in all fairy tales, evil came into our lives…Four years after Lauren Lawton’s sixteen-year-old daughter disappeared, the world gave up

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Darkness II

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, OS X, OnLive

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: 2K Games

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Dillon's Rolling Western

Dillon's Rolling Western

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-adventure, tower defense

Publisher: Nintendo

District 187: Sin Streets

District 187: Sin Streets

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

DJMax Technika Tune

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: SK Pentavision; NA Pentavision Global; JP CyberFront

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Dust Racing 2D

Dust Racing 2D

Platform: Linux, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Jussi Lind


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