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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 Firework by Katy Perry. I Saw the Devil, directed by Jee-woon Kim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Downton Abbey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield 3 or BloodRayne: Betrayal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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What the sky looked like on 21 January 2011

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Downton Abbey

Written by: Julian Fellowes

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

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The Wild Within

Starring: Steven Rinella

Country: United States

Veritasium

Starring: Derek Muller

Country: Australia

Newsline

Country: Australia

Jet Set

Starring: Mariana Arandjelovic, Marko Gizdavic, Srdjan Jovanovic

Country: Serbia

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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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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 ?

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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Assholes Finish First

By: Tucker Max

The best gift for the dudes and bros in your life: the fratire New York Times bestseller Assholes Finish First, featuring twenty-five new and exclusive stories by Tucker Max.What

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Sh*T My Dad Says

By: Justin Halpern

After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair,"

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What The Night Knows

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn the late summer of a long-ago year, Alton Turner Blackwood brutally murdered four families. His savage spree ended only when he himself was killed by the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bit.Trip Saga

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Music, various

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games; EU Rising Star Games

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Batman: Arkham City Lockdown

Batman: Arkham City Lockdown

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Cannon Fodder 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Game Factory Interactive

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BloodRayne: Betrayal

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, hack and slash, platform

Publisher: JP Arc System Works (PS3); NA Majesco Entertainment (PS3, X360); WW Midnight City (PC)

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