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Saturday 21 January 2012

It was Saturday, 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. The Sessions, directed by Ben Lewin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Locked On by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les hommes de l'ombre. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadlight or Dungelot.
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Movies

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

The Sessions

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Starring: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood

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Chronicle

Directed by: Josh Trank

Starring: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly

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Man on a Ledge

Directed by: Asger Leth

Starring: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Mandy Gonzalez

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Bachelorette

Directed by: Leslye Headland

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, James Marsden

Country: United States

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Napoleon Dynamite

Directed by: Jared Hess

Starring: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Les hommes de l'ombre

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Touch

Directed by: Minh Nguyen

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Hell on Wheels

Directed by: Will Zens

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The Layover

Directed by: William H. Macy

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Lilyhammer

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The death toll of a series of co-ordinated bombing attacks in Kano, Nigeria, rises to more than 140. The attacks, which targeted police stations across the city, are attributed to Islamist group Boko Haram. (''The Guardian'')
  • Under new guidelines to come into force from April 30, clinics which charge for pregnancy services, including abortions, will be able to advertise on radio and television in the United Kingdom, after the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice ruled there was no justification for barring such clinics from advertising their services. (BBC)
  • A Republican Party primary election takes place in the U.S. state of South Carolina, with Newt Gingrich being declared the winner and Mitt Romney coming second. (BBC)
  • Håkan Juholt resigns as the head of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, after less than a year in the post. (''Aftonbladet'')
  • Leading international virologists agree to temporarily halt work on a more virulent strain of the H5N1 influenza virus, due to fears that an airborne strain of the lethal virus could be used by bioterrorists. (''New Scientist'')

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Sport Games on 21 January 2012

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Juventus : 0 - 2
  • Roma - Cesena : 5 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 January 2012
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Bergen - Oud-Heverlee Leuven : 2 - 2
  • Club Brugge - Mechelen : 0 - 1
  • Gent - Waregem : 0 - 0
  • Germinal - Cercle Brugge : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 21 January 2012
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Augsburg : 1 - 0
  • Hoffenheim - Hannover : 0 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Werder Bremen : 0 - 0
  • Nurnberg - Hertha : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 21 January 2012
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Sevilla : 1 - 1
  • Espanol - Granada : 3 - 0
  • Santander - Getafe : 1 - 2
  • Sociedad - Ath Madrid : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of 21 January 2012

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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
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
  2. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
  3. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  4. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  5. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  6. You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
  7. Can't Get Enough - J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
  8. I Do - Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000
  9. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  10. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
  2. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  3. La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas - Nada Iguales
  4. Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  5. We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
  6. El Mil Amores - Pesado
  7. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  8. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  9. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  10. Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  2. These Days - Foo Fighters
  3. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  4. Face To The Floor - Chevelle
  5. Coldplay - Paradise
  6. Foo Fighters - Walk
  7. Tonight - Seether
  8. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Monarchy Of Roses
  9. Cough Syrup - Young The Giant
  10. Florence + The Machine - Shake It Out

Books

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

Locked On

By: Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney

Though his father had been reluctant to become a heroic field operative, jack ryan, jr. Wants nothing more... privately training with special forces, he's honing his combat skills to continue his work

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Steve Jobs

By: Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed

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Private: #1 Suspect

By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

Unsolvable casesSince former Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world's most effective investigation firm--sought out by the famous and the powerful to discreetly handle their most intimate problems.

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The Best of Me

By: Nicholas Sparks

"Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen."In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deadlight

Platform: Xbox 360, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Sidescroller, cinematic platformer, survival horror

Publisher: Microsoft Studios Deep Silver (Director's Cut)

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360[3] Wii U

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dungelot

Dungelot

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Roguelike

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Torn Banner Studios; Activision (consoles); EU Lace Mamba Global (Windows retail); EU Lace Mamba Global (Windows retail)

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Home videos

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

Lola Versus

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Unforgivable

Studio: Strand Releasing

Format: DVD

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Dreams of a Life

Studio: Strand Releasing

Format: DVD

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Trishna

Studio: MPI Home Video

Format: DVD

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Melancholia

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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