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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 Shadows In Flight by Orson Scott Card 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 Crazy Cars: Hit the Road or Kinect Star Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 January 2012

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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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Music Charts

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. Nada Iguales - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  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. Paradise - Coldplay
  6. Walk - Foo Fighters
  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 ?

Shadows In Flight

By: Orson Scott Card

Ender's Shadow explores the stars in this all-new novel...At the end of Shadow of the Giant, Bean flees to the stars with three of his children--the three who share the engineered

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The Rope

By: Nevada Barr

The RopeNevada BarrIt's 1995. Fresh off the bus from New York City, a broken-hearted 35-year-old named Anna Pigeon takes her first job as a park employee: a decidedly unglamorous, seasonal stint

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Death Of Kings

By: Bernard Cornwell

The fate of a young nation rests in the hands of a reluctant warrior in the thrilling sixth volume of the New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales series.

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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 ?



Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Platform: PC, iOS, Android

Publisher: Microïds



Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

El Chavo

El Chavo

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: Slang Publishing[2] Televisa Home Entertainment

Kinect Star Wars

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action

Publisher: LucasArts Microsoft Studios

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $48.45
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $115.68
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $77.64
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $28.19
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.8474 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2816 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9178 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.691 CNY

Home videos

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

There Be Dragons

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Paul Goodman Changed My Life

Studio: Zeitgeist

Format: DVD

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Tonight You're Mine

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD

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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Studio: New Video

Format: DVD

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Beyond the Black Rainbow

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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