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Wednesday 25 January 2012

It was Wednesday, 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 Copper Beach by Jayne Ann Krentz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Static. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abobo's Big Adventure or F1 Race Stars.
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 ?


Written by: Brandon Gibson, Steven Samblis

Starring: Brandon Brooks, Tom Choi, Daren Dukes, Joaquin Garay III

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 2012 ?

  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
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  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: 18 protesters are shot dead by Syrian security forces. (Naharnet)
  • A Tibetan monk is shot dead in Sichuan, China, in the second violent clash this week as unrest spreads. (BBC)
  • Protesters in Egypt commemorate the first anniversary of the revolution. (Al Jazeera)
  • Riots break out in a prison in central Colombo, Sri Lanka, injuring 31 inmates and guards. (UPI)
  • 10 people are injured in a grenade attack in southern Rwanda. (Reuters)

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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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Sport Games on 25 January 2012

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Lokeren : 3 - 0
  • Lierse - Cercle Brugge : 2 - 2
  • Mechelen - Genk : 3 - 2
  • Oud-Heverlee Leuven - Kortrijk : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 25 January 2012
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Luton - Mansfield : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 25 January 2012
Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Doxa Dramas - Asteras Tripolis : 1 - 0
  • Panathinaikos - Levadeiakos : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 25 January 2012
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Football (Turkey)
  • Buyuksehyr - Fenerbahce : 3 - 2
  • Galatasaray - Ankaragucu : 4 - 0
  • Genclerbirligi - Bursaspor : 2 - 2
  • Orduspor - Karabukspor : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 25 January 2012

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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


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

Copper Beach

By: Jayne Ann Krentz

A rare book. An ancient code. A new trilogy that “starts off with promise” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) from the New York Times bestselling master of passion and the paranormal.

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In The Garden Of Beasts

By: Erik Larson

Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The

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Darth Plagueis

By: James Luceno

At long last, the Star Wars story of the mysterious Sith Lord Darth Plagueis and his apprentice, Darth Sidious, is revealed! NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The best Star Wars

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Apocalypse Max: Better Dead Than Undead

Apocalypse Max: Better Dead Than Undead

Platform: iOS

Genre: platform/shooting game

F1 Race Stars

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii U

Genre: Kart racing

Publisher: Codemasters

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District 187: Sin Streets

District 187: Sin Streets

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Endless Space

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy, 4X

Publisher: Amplitude Studios

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Gunslinger Stratos

Gunslinger Stratos

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Romance

Publisher: Square Enix, Ubisoft

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