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Friday 21 January 2011

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 21, 2011). 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. Red State, directed by Kevin Smith, 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 Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asphalt: Injection or Chaos Rings Omega.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 January 2011

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Red State

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Michael Angarano

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Gnomeo & Juliet

Directed by: Kelly Asbury

Starring: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen

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The Rite

Directed by: Mikael Håfström

Starring: Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds, Alice Braga

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Tyrannosaur

Directed by: Paddy Considine

Starring: Peter Mullan, Archie Lal, Jag Sanghera, Mike Fearnley

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Win Win

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Jeffrey Tambor, Bobby Cannavale

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

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Rake

Written by: Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh, Charles Waterstreet

Directed by: Peter Duncan

Starring: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Russell Dykstra, Danielle Cormack

Country: Australia

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Eva Luna

Directed by: Adriana Barraza

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In Between Men

Directed by: Jennifer Gelfer

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Glory Daze

Directed by: Ramon Fernandez

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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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 21, 2011 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

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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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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Room

By: Emma Donoghue

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bust-a-Move Universe

Bust-a-Move Universe

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Square Enix

Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer

Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer

Platform: PlayStation 3 Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Alternative sports (horse racing)

Publisher: Tecmo Koei

Crimzon Clover

Crimzon Clover

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Yotsubane, Degica

Asphalt: Injection

Asphalt: Injection

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Konami

Chaos Rings Omega

Chaos Rings Omega

Platform: iOS, Android, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $38.10
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $95.49
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $79.90
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $46.95
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.8679 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6316 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9645 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.523 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Japan-only Blu-ray

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Elektra Luxx

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Conan the Barbarian

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune

Studio: First Run Features

Format: DVD

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Hall Pass

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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