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Tuesday 31 January 2012

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 31, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Set Fire To The Rain by Adele. Safe House, directed by Daniel Espinosa, 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 Les hommes de l'ombre. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brain Age: Concentration Training or Digimon World Re:Digitize.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Safe House

Directed by: Daniel Espinosa

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick, Vera Farmiga

Country: United States

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The Vow

Directed by: Michael Sucsy

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill, Jessica Lange

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Think Like a Man

Directed by: Tim Story

Starring: Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy

Country: United States

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Iron Sky

Directed by: Timo Vuorensola

Starring: Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Udo Kier

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Directed by: Lisa Azuelos

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Douglas Booth, Ashley Greene, Demi Moore

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Les hommes de l'ombre

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Directed by: Minh Nguyen

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Hell on Wheels

Directed by: Will Zens

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The Layover

Directed by: William H. Macy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 2012 ?

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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  • The People's Republic of China claims that 29 Chinese citizens abducted while working on a construction project in the Sudan are still missing. (AP via ABC News America)
  • Taliban insurgents attack a Pakistani military post in Jogi with the Pakistani Army suffering seven casualties and another 10 soldiers killed. (AFP via Google News)
  • An Afghan woman was killed by her husband and mother-in-law 3 months after giving birth to her third daughter after not producing a son. (''New York Times'')
  • Six aid workers are kidnapped in Yemen's Al Mahwit Governorate. (CNN)
  • Former Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Fred Goodwin loses his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II as a result of the near collapse of the bank in 2008. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 31 January 2012

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Derby : 3 - 2
  • Blackpool - Coventry : 2 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Brighton : 1 - 1
  • Hull - Doncaster : 0 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alloa - Peterhead : 3 - 1
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Bury : 1 - 1
  • Milton Keynes Dons - Sheffield Weds : 1 - 1
  • Walsall - Notts County : 0 - 1
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League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Southend - Swindon : 1 - 4
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 31, 2012 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2012 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
  2. Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
  3. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  4. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  6. You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
  7. I Do - Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000
  8. The Motto - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  9. Can't Get Enough - J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
  10. Strip - Chris Brown Featuring Kevin K-MAC McCall
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
  2. Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  3. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  4. Las Cosas Pequenas - Prince Royce
  5. We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
  6. Intentalo - 3BallMTY Featuring El Bebeto y America Sierra
  7. Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  8. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  9. La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas - Nada Iguales
  10. Me Gustas Tanto - Paulina Rubio
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  2. These Days - Foo Fighters
  3. Face To The Floor - Chevelle
  4. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  5. Coldplay - Paradise
  6. Foo Fighters - Walk
  7. Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  8. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Monarchy Of Roses
  9. Florence + The Machine - Shake It Out
  10. Bully - Shinedown


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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Thinking, Fast And Slow

By: Daniel Kahneman

Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A

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Death Comes To Pemberley

By: P. D. James

In their six years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have forged a peaceful, happy life for their family at Pemberley, Darcy’s impressive estate.

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The Best of Me

By: Nicholas Sparks

"Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen."In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dust: An Elysian Tail

Platform: Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows Linux OS X PlayStation 4 iOS

Genre: Action role-playing, beat 'em up

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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Candy Crush Saga

Platform: Browser, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows 10, Tizen

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: King

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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Brain Age: Concentration Training

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Digimon World Re:Digitize

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing, digital pet

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: Arc

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Girl in Progress

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD

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Studio: Monarch

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Cabin in the Woods

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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