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Thursday 20 January 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Harrison Dearsley . 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 Amnesty – the game or Airport Simulator.
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What the sky looked like on 20 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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Rake

Written by: Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh, Charles Waterstreet

Directed by: Peter Duncan

Starring: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Russell Dykstra, Danielle Cormack

Country: Australia

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harrison Dearsley: British child, the youngest of three children of the same parents, all born at the same time of day, 7:43 AM.
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Facts:
  • At least 50 people are killed and more than 150 others are injured in two bomb attacks near Karbala. (''Times of India'')
  • The Israeli military shoots dead an armed man who attacked a checkpoint near Mevo Dotan in the West Bank. (Ynet)
  • Somali pirates seize a Mongolian bulk carrier off the coast of Oman. (Reuters)
  • Muslim separatists in southern Thailand kill four soldiers in an attack on an army base. (Thai News Agency)
  • Two bomb blasts occur simultaneously in Makiyivka, Ukraine. No injuries are reported and the responsible group threatens more bombings unless they are paid off. (''The Sofia Echo'')

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 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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Awakened

By: Kristin Cast, P.C. Cast

Exonerated by the Vampyre High Council and returned to her position of High Priestess at Tulsa's House of Night, Neferet has sworn vengeance on Zoey. Dominion over Kalona is only one of the weapons she plans to use against Z.

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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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Damage

By: John Lescroart

When wild boy Ro Curtlee was convicted of rape and murder, the fallout against those responsible for putting him behind bars-including detective Abe Glitsky-was uncompromising.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion

Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion

Platform: Nintendo 3DS, Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Crave Entertainment (US) Deep Silver (UK)

Amnesty – the game

Amnesty – the game

Genre: Serious game

Airport Simulator

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation game

Publisher: Layernet

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Aliens Infestation

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: 2D Side-scrolling

Publisher: Sega

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Acceleration of Suguri X Edition

Acceleration of Suguri X Edition

Platform: PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Rockin' Android

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $38.13
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $95.18
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $79.62
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $46.08
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.8093 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6055 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9693 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.499 CNY

Home videos

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

Last Train Home

Studio: Zeitgeist Films

Format: DVD

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Cedar Rapids

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Archie's Final Project

Studio: Big Air

Format: DVD

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Inside Job

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Made in Dagenham

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD

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