Monday January 24, 2011

US date format: 1/24/2011, UK date format: 24/1/2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hold It Against Me by Britney Spears. Red State, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Green Hornet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1000 Heroz or The Big Ben Burglary.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 24, 2011?


  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra


  • At least 35 died and 180 injured in a bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport.
  • 37 people are killed and more than 180 others wounded in a bombing at Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia.ref name=quotFerris-Rotmanquot
  • New interviews are released containing statements from former Israeli soldiers who claim they were told to ampquotcleanse the neighbourhoods, the buildings, the areaampquot and that the offensive should be disproportionate, with tank operators being told to shell any car that comes near them during the War on Gaza. The Telegraph)
  • Rebels in the Philippines kill five policemen in the first attack since an agreement to restart peace talks. (Al Jazeera) (Philippine Star)
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Famous Deaths


Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Red State

Red State

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Michael Angarano

Gnomeo & Juliet

Gnomeo & Juliet

Directed by: Kelly Asbury

Starring: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen

The Rite

The Rite

Directed by: Mikael Håfström

Starring: Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds, Alice Braga



Directed by: Paddy Considine

Starring: Peter Mullan, Archie Lal, Jag Sanghera, Mike Fearnley

Win Win

Win Win

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Jeffrey Tambor, Bobby Cannavale

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 2011?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Can't Be Friends
  2. - What's My Name?
  3. - Aston Martin Music
  4. - No BS
  5. - No Hands
  6. - Pretty Girl Rock
  7. - Fall For Your Type
  8. - Lay It Down
  9. - Make A Movie
  10. - Black And Yellow
Sport Games on January 24, 2011

Sport Games on January 24, 2011

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Erzgebirge Aue : 2 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Hercules : 3 - 0
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Bolton - Chelsea : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of January 24, 2011

Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Triestina - Novara : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of January 24, 2011

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Eva Luna

Eva Luna

Directed by: Adriana Barraza

In Between Men

In Between Men

Directed by: Jennifer Gelfer

Glory Daze

Glory Daze

Directed by: Ramon Fernandez



Directed by: Danny Leiner

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2011?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff



Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator.

Room by Emma Donoghue



NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo


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.

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the

Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning



#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Evil is a completely different creature, Mac. Evil is bad that believes it’s good.”MacKayla Lane was just a child when she and her sister, Alina, were given up for adoption and banished from Ireland forever.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

1000 Heroz

1000 Heroz

Platform: iOS

Genre: puzzle-platform game

Publisher: RedLynx

Afterfall: Insanity

Afterfall: Insanity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 3 Wii U Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing, first person shooter[1][2] stealth

Publisher: Square Enix

The Big Ben Burglary

The Big Ben Burglary

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Dino D-Day

Dino D-Day

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person action


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles

  • An Irreverent Campaign From Bon Appétit An new campaign for Bon Appétit will carry an assertive theme, “Bite me,” that may topple some chefs’ toques. [..]
  • Despite Distinctions, Los Angeles Times Loses Standing at Home The paper maintains 13 foreign bureaus and is a front-runner for a Pulitzer Prize this year, but its weekday circulation has been nearly halved since 2000. [..]
  • See all financial news of January 24, 2011

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $78.85
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $326.87
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.02
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.93
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $155.42

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 82.52 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9935 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.949 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.5819 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 112.53 JPY

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