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Monday 17 January 2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Grenade by Bruno Mars. I Saw the Devil, directed by Jee-woon Kim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Sh*T My Dad Says by Justin Halpern was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Downton Abbey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BombSquad or Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy.
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Movies

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

I Saw the Devil

Directed by: Jee-woon Kim

Starring: Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi, Gook-hwan Jeon

Country: United States

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TRON: Legacy

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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True Grit

Directed by: Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld

Country: United States

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The Fighter

Directed by: David O. Russell

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams

Country: United States

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Tangled

Directed by: Nathan Greno

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Downton Abbey

Written by: Julian Fellowes

Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle

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The Wild Within

Starring: Steven Rinella

Country: United States

Veritasium

Starring: Derek Muller

Country: Australia

Newsline

Country: Australia

Jet Set

Starring: Mariana Arandjelovic, Marko Gizdavic, Srdjan Jovanovic

Country: Serbia

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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
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Nantes - Troyes : 0 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Crotone - Reggina : 0 - 0
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Books

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

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 Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

By: Rebecca Skloot

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the

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The Outlaws

By: W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

The former Presidential Agent's Office of Organizational Analysis has been disbanded. Charley Castillo and his colleagues have retired, and there is an adversarial Commander-in-Chief in the Oval Office.

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I Remember Nothing

By: Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of I Feel Bad About My Neck, taking a hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning

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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

BombSquad

Platform: Mac, Ouya, Linux, Android

Genre: Party

Publisher: Eric Froemling

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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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