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Friday 20 January 2012

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. 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 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crash Course: World History. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds Trilogy or ARC Squadron.
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 ?

Crash Course: World History

Starring: John Green

Country: United States

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

Beyond the Spotlight Hits the Streets

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 2012 ?

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
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  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: At least 10 people are killed in violence after Friday prayers. (CNN)
  • AMISOM troops raid Islamist hideouts in the Somali capital Mogadishu. (AFP via Google News)
  • Several people are killed in a series of bomb explosions in the city of Kano, Nigeria. (''Vanguard'')
  • The United Nations says 120,000 people in South Sudan required aid amid tribal fighting. (Reuters)
  • Fighting between Tuareg rebels and government troops in Mali kills 47 people. (IOL)

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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 20 January 2012

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Genk - St Truiden : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 January 2012
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • M'gladbach - Bayern Munich : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 January 2012
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alcoyano - Almeria : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 20 January 2012
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Sampdoria - Livorno : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 January 2012

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1190
  • Time: Close up portrait of Mitt Romney
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1189


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


By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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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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Heaven Is For Real

By: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

See evidence that Heaven is more real than earth! Is there a spiritual realm where the soul resides after death? Is there really a Heaven?

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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin


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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Angry Birds Trilogy

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Activision

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ARC Squadron

ARC Squadron

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Space combat

Publisher: Psyonix


Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux[1] iPad

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment

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Dillon's Rolling Western

Dillon's Rolling Western

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-adventure, tower defense

Publisher: Nintendo

Fable: The Journey

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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