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Thursday 26 January 2012

It was Thursday, 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 Lyons Den. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Closure or Diamond Trust of London.
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 Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

Starring: Shantelle Wheeler, Reishal Monique, Victoria Wilson, Sam Evans

Country: United States

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

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 26 January 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Tuareg Rebellion (2011–present): Tuareg rebels capture the fourth Malian town in a week. (Al Jazeera)
  • Papua New Guinea constitutional crisis: Soldiers supporting former Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Michael Somare stage a mutiny in Port Moresby. PNG Brigadier General Francis Agwi is said to be under house arrest. (ABC News)
  • The United Nations says detainees from Libya's civil war are being tortured. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: The Arab League calls on the United Nations Security Council to back its plan to end the violence in Syria. (BBC)
  • Illumina a U.S. based gene sequencing company, adopts a poison pill strategy to defend its independence against a hostile bid by Roche Holding. (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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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 ?

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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; WW Koei Tecmo

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Closure

Platform: Mac, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network, Linux

Genre: Puzzle/Platformer

Publisher: Eyebrow Interactive

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Deer Drive Legends

Platform: Nintendo 3DS, Microsoft Windows, Wii, WiiWare

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: Maximum Games

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Diamond Trust of London

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: indiePub

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Dead Trigger

Dead Trigger

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror,action role-playing

Publisher: Madfinger Games


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