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Monday 23 January 2012

It was Monday, 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 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Roux Legacy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dream of Pixels or Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
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 ?

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

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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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Facts:
  • Iran–European Union relations: The European Union adopts an embargo against Iran in protest of that nation's continued effort to enrich uranium.
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: At least 22 civilians are shot dead across Syria by security forces under the Syrian government. (''Washington Post'')
  • A group of Gaddafi loyalists take control of part of the town of Bani Walid and fly the green flag after a battle with NTC forces left 5 dead and 20 injured. (Reuters)
  • Jaipur Literature Festival:
  • Ruchir Joshi, Jeet Thayil, Hari Kunzru and Amitava Kumar flee Jaipur on the advice of officials at the Jaipur Literature Festival after reading excerpts from Salman Rushdie's ''The Satanic Verses'', which is banned in India. Rushdie, himself banned from the event, is told that police are searching for the four fugitive writers. (''The Times of India'')

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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. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele
  3. Flo Rida - Good Feeling
  4. Bruno Mars - It Will Rain
  5. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
  6. The One That Got Away - Katy Perry
  7. Ni**as In Paris - Jay-Z
  8. Rack City - Tyga
  9. Snoop Dogg - Young, Wild & Free
  10. David Guetta - Turn Me On

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A portrait of Warren Buffett
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1190
  • Time: Close up portrait of Mitt Romney

Books

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

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 Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

99 Levels to Hell

99 Levels to Hell

Platform: Linux, OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Zaxis Games

Dance Central 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Rhythm, Exercise

Publisher: Harmonix

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Dream of Pixels

Dream of Pixels

Platform: iOS

Mario Tennis Open

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux Xbox 360 PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

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