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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 Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crash Course: World History. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blast-A-Way or Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified.
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 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

I Love College

Written by: Oliver Portmann, Francisco Bustamante

Directed by: Tyler James

Starring: Josiah Blount, John-Michael Jalonen, Rosie Malone, Dylan O'Connell

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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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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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

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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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2012?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1190
  • Time: Close up portrait of Mitt Romney
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1189

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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Being George Washington

By: Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe

This is the amazing true story of a real-life superhero who changed the world forever. Bullet holes through his clothing. Unimaginable hardship.

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Catherine The Great

By: Robert K. Massie

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter 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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blast-A-Way

Blast-A-Way

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Bullet Run

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter Free-to-play

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

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Gunslinger Stratos

Gunslinger Stratos

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Romance

Publisher: Square Enix, Ubisoft

Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Platform: PlayStation Home

Genre: Open world

Publisher: Sony


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