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Sunday 22 January 2012

It was Sunday, 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 Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Roux Legacy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances or 99 Spirits.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


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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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Roux Legacy

Starring: Michel Roux Jr., Alain Roux, Albert Roux, Michel Roux

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 January 2012 ?

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
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  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: Arab League ministers meet in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss the extension of its monitoring mission in Syria. (BBC)
  • War in Somalia (2009–): A senior foreign commander is killed in a drone strike south of the Somali capital Mogadishu. (''New York Times'')
  • Egyptian police shoot two African migrants dead as they attempt to cross the border into Israel. (UPI)
  • Sri Lanka orders 161 foreign clerics from the Tablighi Jamaat movement to leave the country for breaking the terms of their tourist visas. (''Times of India'')
  • China reports the death of a second person this month to H5N1 bird flu. (AFP)

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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 22 January 2012

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Parma : 0 - 0
  • Cagliari - Fiorentina : 0 - 0
  • Inter - Lazio : 2 - 1
  • Lecce - Chievo : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 January 2012
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Westerlo - Standard : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 January 2012
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Dortmund : 1 - 5
  • Leverkusen - Mainz : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 January 2012
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Levante - Zaragoza : 0 - 0
  • Malaga - Barcelona : 1 - 4
  • Osasuna - Valencia : 1 - 1
  • Real Madrid - Ath Bilbao : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 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


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

Explosive Eighteen

By: Janet Evanovich

Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s life is set to blow sky high when international murder hits dangerously close to home, in this dynamite novel by Janet Evanovich.

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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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The Hunter

By: John Lescroart

Raised by loving adoptive parents, San Francisco private investigator Wyatt Hunt never had an interest in finding his birth family—until he gets a chilling text message: “How did your mother die?”

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Seriously ... I'M Kidding

By: Ellen DeGeneres

I've experienced a whole lot the last few years and I have a lot to share. So I hope that you'll take a moment to sit back, relax and enjoy the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances

Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances

Platform: Web browser (supported Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4.1+, Google Chrome)

Genre: Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

99 Spirits

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle, role-playing

Publisher: JP TORaIKI; WW Fruitbat Factory

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Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Dragon Story

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Life simulation game

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