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Monday 17 January 2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Firework by Katy Perry. Red State, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amnesia (visual novel) or Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 January 2011

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Movies

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

Red State

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Michael Angarano

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Gnomeo & Juliet

Directed by: Kelly Asbury

Starring: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen

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The Rite

Directed by: Mikael Håfström

Starring: Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds, Alice Braga

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Tyrannosaur

Directed by: Paddy Considine

Starring: Peter Mullan, Archie Lal, Jag Sanghera, Mike Fearnley

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Win Win

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Jeffrey Tambor, Bobby Cannavale

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

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Eva Luna

Directed by: Adriana Barraza

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In Between Men

Directed by: Jennifer Gelfer

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Glory Daze

Directed by: Ramon Fernandez

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Backwash

Directed by: Danny Leiner

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • An explosion destroys a bus in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, killing 18. (''The Guardian'')
  • A partial curfew is imposed in parts of Karachi, Pakistan, aimed at ending a surge in ethnic and political violence that has claimed 29 lives in the past four days. (''Daily Times'')
  • Farmers in Argentina halt sales of wheat, corn and soy in a strike over export curbs. (Al Jazeera)
  • Walmart's bid for South African retail store Massmart is approved by shareholders, with organized labour groups such as the Congress of South African Trade Unions threatening boycotts against the store. (Reuters)
  • GlaxoSmithKline pays out $3.4 billion last quarter in legal settlings over their drug Avandia. (AP via Google)

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Sport Games on 17 January 2011

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Oberhausen - Hertha : 1 - 3
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Mallorca : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 January 2011
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Nantes - Troyes : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 January 2011
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Crotone - Reggina : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2011 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
  2. What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  3. Aston Martin Music - Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
  4. No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
  5. No BS - Chris Brown
  6. Make A Movie - Twista Featuring Chris Brown
  7. Lay It Down - Lloyd
  8. Right Thru Me - Nicki Minaj
  9. Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
  10. Keri Hilson - Pretty Girl Rock
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  2. Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  3. Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
  4. Bon, Bon - Pitbull
  5. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  6. Arrastrando Las Patas - Larry Hernandez
  7. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  8. Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  9. Besame - Camila
  10. Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra

Books

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

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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Sh*T My Dad Says

By: Justin Halpern

After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair,"

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The Judas Gate

By: Jack Higgins

General Charles Ferguson, Commander of the British Prime Minister's private hit squad and adviser to the new president of the United States, has been given a disturbing recording from

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Konami

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CastleMiner

CastleMiner

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG)

Genre: Open world

Publisher: DigitalDNA Games

Amnesia (visual novel)

Amnesia (visual novel)

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Romance, Supernatural, Mystery, Fantasy

Publisher: Idea Factory International

Army of Darkness: Defense

Army of Darkness: Defense

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Something Borrowed

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Heartless

Studio: MPI

Format: DVD

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Life, Above All

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Harvest

Studio: Cinema Libre Distribution

Format: DVD

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