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Tuesday 17 January 2012

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. Bachelorette, directed by Leslye Headland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Welcome to the Basement. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan or Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Leslye Headland

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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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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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 17 January 2012 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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  • Unknown assailants kill 2 Hungarians, 2 Germans and an Austrian in northeastern Ethiopia. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising:
  • Syria rejects calls for Arab troops to intervene in the country's conflict. (News24)
  • 25 people are killed by Syrian security forces in the latest violence. (Voice of America)
  • Officials in Burma order the military to stop offensives in ethnic minority areas. (''Bangkok Post'')

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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. Rihanna - We Found Love
  2. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  3. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  4. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  5. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  6. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  7. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  8. Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up
  9. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  10. Adele - Someone Like You

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Sport Games on 17 January 2012

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Guingamp - Nantes : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 January 2012
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hayes & Yeading - Ebbsfleet : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 17 January 2012
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Tranmere - Rochdale : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 January 2012

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Close up portrait of Mitt Romney
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1189
  • Time: 2012 in large font


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

The Best of Me

By: Nicholas Sparks

"Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen."In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love.

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Locked On

By: Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney

Though his father had been reluctant to become a heroic field operative, jack ryan, jr. Wants nothing more... privately training with special forces, he's honing his combat skills to continue his work

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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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Catherine The Great

By: Robert K. Massie

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dungeon Village

Dungeon Village

Platform: Android, iOS

Genre: Simulation

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: EU NIS America

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Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth

Platform: Xbox 360 Wii U

Publisher: Ubisoft

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99 Spirits

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle, role-playing

Publisher: JP TORaIKI; WW Fruitbat Factory

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Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Platform: PC, iOS, Android

Publisher: Microïds

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