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Friday 21 January 2011

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Phyllon James . 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 The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Wild Within. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cubic Ninja or Async Corp..
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 ?

The Wild Within

Starring: Steven Rinella

Country: United States

Downton Abbey

Written by: Julian Fellowes

Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle

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Veritasium

Starring: Derek Muller

Country: Australia

Newsline

Country: Australia

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

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

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 21 January 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Phyllon James: Dutch noted family, his mother is Dutch model Doutzen Kroes who works for Victoria's Secret.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 21 people are killed in a clash between the Sudanese army and two rebel factions in Darfur. (Reuters)
  • Three people are shot dead and dozens are injured by riot police clashing with at least 20,000 protesters gathered outside the prime minister's office in Tirana, Albania. Deputy prime minister Ilir Meta has resigned after becoming embroiled in a fraud scandal and protesters have called for the rest of the government to resign. (CNN)
  • A Nigerian general says armies in West Africa are ready to oust Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo by force. (Al Jazeera)
  • The South Korean navy directs an operation against Somali pirates who hijacked a South Korean ship, rescuing all 21 hostages, while eight pirates are killed and five are captured. (AP via Google news)
  • A group of engineers from United Kingdom are teaming up with the Royal Air Force in this year in order to excavate a long-forgotten escape tunnel from the Second World War. (Yorkshire Post)

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Sport Games on 21 January 2011

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Eupen - Club Brugge : 1 - 4
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ingolstadt - Duisburg : 1 - 1
  • Osnabruck - Munich 1860 : 0 - 1
  • Paderborn - Augsburg : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 January 2011
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Xerez - Elche : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 21 January 2011

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2011?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1138
  • Time: A photo of a man in a suit in the middle of the ocean with binoculars
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11495

Books

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

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

By: Rebecca Skloot

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the

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Secrets To The Grave

By: Tami Hoag

Marissa Fordham is dead, but her daughter is found at the crime scene, injured but alive. Now sheriff's detective Tony Mendez and child advocate Anne Leone begin to peel

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Outliers

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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Cleopatra

By: Stacy Schiff

Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cubic Ninja

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

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

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Async Corp.

Async Corp.

Platform: iOS

Chaos Code

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Arc System Works

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Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: 345 Games Spike Games

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Tactical role-playing game, Real-time tactics (Campaign, The Last Stand), Real-time strategy (Skirmish)

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

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