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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. Bachelorette, directed by Leslye Headland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crash Course: World History. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadlight or Dungelot.
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 ?

Bachelorette

Directed by: Leslye Headland

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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The Raid: Redemption

Directed by: Gareth Huw Evans

Starring: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy

Country: United States

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The Flowers of War

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang

Country: United States

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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The Grey

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 21 January 2012

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TV Series

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

Crash Course: World History

Starring: John Green

Country: United States

Welcome to the Basement

Starring: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes

Starring: Mike Goral

Country: United States

Pretty Much It

Starring: Eric Striffler, Jake Baldino, Mike Peterson

Country: United States

Honest Trailers

Written by: Andy Signore, Brett Weiner

Starring: Jon Bailey

Country: United States

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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:
See famous people born on 21 January
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 ?

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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Heaven Is For Real

By: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

See evidence that Heaven is more real than earth! Is there a spiritual realm where the soul resides after death? Is there really a Heaven?

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The Litigators

By: John Grisham

The partners at Finley & Figg often refer to themselves as a “boutique law firm.” Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous. Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are none of these things.

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Red Mist

By: Patricia Cornwell

With high-tension suspense and cutting-edge technology, Patricia Cornwell—the world’s #1 bestselling crime writer—once again proves her exceptional ability to entertain and enthrall in this remarkable novel featuring chief medical examiner Dr.

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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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