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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 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 Thor: Son of Asgard or Bastion.
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 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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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 ?

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 ?

Thor: Son of Asgard

Thor: Son of Asgard

Platform: iOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

Aquapazza: Aquaplus Dream Match

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: JP Aquaplus; NA Atlus USA

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Bastion

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360, iOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Beatmania IIDX 19: Lincle

Beatmania IIDX 19: Lincle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards

Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards

Platform: Browser, iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Macintosh, Windows Phone 8

Genre: Trading Card Game


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