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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 Copper Beach by Jayne Ann Krentz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lyons Den. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Analogue: A Hate Story or Dishonored.
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 Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

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

Country: United States


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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 2012 ?

  • 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
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  • 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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Sport Games on 26 January 2012

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Standard - Bergen : 2 - 1
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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


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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Heaven Is For Real

By: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

See evidence that Heaven is more real than earth! Is there a spiritual realm where the soul resides after death? Is there really a Heaven?

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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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Greedy Bastards

By: Dylan Ratigan

DYLAN RATIGAN’S mission is to uncover never-before-seen solutions to the most pressing issues of our time: government corruption, corporate communism, an ailing health care system, an age-old dependency on foreign oil,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Analogue: A Hate Story

Analogue: A Hate Story

Platform: Windows/Mac OS X/Linux

Genre: Visual novel, mystery, epistolary

Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Angry Birds Friends

Angry Birds Friends

Platform: Android, iOS, Facebook (Adobe Flash)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

Choplifter HD

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360[2][3] Ouya

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: inXile Entertainment Konami (XBLA)

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