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Thursday 20 January 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. 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 Grenade by Bruno Mars. I Saw the Devil, directed by Jee-woon Kim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Awakened by Kristin Cast, P.C. Cast was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Wild Within. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CraftWorld or Clan of Champions.
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 months ?

The Wild Within

Starring: Steven Rinella

Country: United States

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

Starring: Josh Casaubon, Joe Kenda, Carl Marino, Sandra Mann

Country: United States

Welcome Back, Brotter

Starring: Cody Brotter, Paul Ryan, Greg Picker, Claudine Margolis

Country: United States

Edwardian Farm

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Unemployment of Danny London

Written by: Doug Cwiak

Starring: Danny Lippin, Sharon Swainson, Ernest Harden Jr., Teruko Nakajima

Country: United States

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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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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Books

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

Unbroken

By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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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 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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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 ?

CraftWorld

Platform: Windows Phone

Genre: Open world

Publisher: 2.0 Studios

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Spider-Man: Edge of Time

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

Genre: Action-adventure, platformer

Publisher: Activision

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Civilization World

Platform: Facebook Platform

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: 2K Games

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Cubic Ninja

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA/EU/AUS Ubisoft; JP AQ Interactive

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Dance Dance Revolution X3

Dance Dance Revolution X3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music, exercise

Publisher: Konami


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