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Wednesday 18 January 2012

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Micah Lanfer . 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 Thinking, Fast And Slow by Daniel Kahneman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Welcome to the Basement. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 99 Spirits or Crashmo.
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 ?

Bachelorette

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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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 18 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Famous Birthdays:
  • Micah Lanfer: American child of noted parent, his mother is actor Sarah Drew known for her performance in the popular television series "Grey's Anatomy.
See other famous people born on 18 January
Facts:
  • Italian cruise ship captain Francesco Schettino admits having made navigational errors that led to the capsizing of the ''Costa Concordia'' in Italian waters on January 13, killing at least 11 people. (BBC)
  • Severed human hands and feet are found near the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California, close to where a man's severed head was recently discovered. Los Angeles police continue their search for more body parts connected with the case. (''Huffington Post'')
  • Federal prosecutors in the United States charge seven people with insider trading in shares of computer firm Dell Inc., alleging that the ring made a criminal profit of nearly $62 million. (Reuters)
  • Protests against Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act:
  • Several major websites, including Reddit and the English Wikipedia, undergo blackouts in protest against controversial internet legislation proposed by the United States Congress. The two pieces of legislation in question are designed to combat online piracy, but are feared to inadvertently threaten online innovation and freedom of speech. (''New York Times'')

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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 18 January 2012

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Monaco : 1 - 2
  • Angers - Troyes : 2 - 3
  • Arles - Reims : 2 - 2
  • Bastia - Le Havre : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 January 2012
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Football (Greece)
  • Levadeiakos - Aris : 1 - 1
  • Panathinaikos - Doxa Dramas : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 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

Books

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

Thinking, Fast And Slow

By: Daniel Kahneman

Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A

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Death Comes To Pemberley

By: P. D. James

In their six years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have forged a peaceful, happy life for their family at Pemberley, Darcy’s impressive estate.

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Being George Washington

By: Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe

This is the amazing true story of a real-life superhero who changed the world forever. Bullet holes through his clothing. Unimaginable hardship.

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A Devil Is Waiting

By: Jack Higgins

The President is coming to London, but not to an entirely warm welcome. A fanatical mullah is offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate the President, and though most London

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

99 Spirits

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle, role-playing

Publisher: JP TORaIKI; WW Fruitbat Factory

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Conception Ore no Kodomo o Undekure!

Conception Ore no Kodomo o Undekure!

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Spike Chunsoft

Awesomenauts

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows OS X Linux PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: Multiplayer online battle arena

Publisher: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; Ronimo Games; PlayStation 3, Xbox 360; dtp entertainment

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Binary Domain

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Crashmo

Crashmo

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo


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