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Sunday 1 July 2012

2012-07-01

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. Girl with Hyacinths, directed by Hasse Ekman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Fifty Shades Darker by E L James was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Girl with Hyacinths

Directed by: Hasse Ekman

Starring: Eva Henning, Ulf Palme, Birgit Tengroth

Country: United States

A Swedish Love Story

Directed by: Roy Andersson

Starring: Ann-Sofie Kylin, Rolf Sohlman, Anita Lindblom

Country: United States

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The Amazing Spider-Man

Directed by: Marc Webb

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans

Country: United States

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Ted

Directed by: Seth MacFarlane

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane

Country: United States

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Magic Mike

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Olivia Munn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Jaffa Factory

Starring: Lewis Brindley, Duncan Jones, Simon Lane, Chris Lovasz

Country: United Kingdom

Gravity Falls

Written by: Alex Hirsch

Starring: Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal, Linda Cardellini

Country: United States

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The Joey+Rory Show

Starring: Heidi Feek, Joey Feek, Rory Feek, Marcy Gary

Country: United States

Roomies

Starring: Brian McDonald, Carolina Mendoza, Brian Naydol, Aaron Starnes

Country: United States

Journey to a Dream

Starring: Tommy Miranda, Ermione Jean, Patrice Alvarez, Anthony Johnson Byles

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Syrian uprising (2011–present):
  • Syrian opposition groups reject a UN-brokered peace plan accepted yesterday in Geneva for a political transition in Syria, arguing that it is ambiguous and a waste of time, and vowing not to negotiate with President Bashar Assad or members of his regime. (AP)
  • At least 17 people are killed and 45 injured in an attack on two churches in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa. (MSNBC)
  • Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan:
  • At least five people are killed and 11 injured after a bomb strikes a bus near the Afghan city of Ghazni. (AP via ''Winnipeg Free Press'')

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Books

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Fifty Shades Darker

By: E L James

MORE THAN 150 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDESOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREDaunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career ...

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Fifty Shades Freed

By: E L James

MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEFIFTY SHADES OF GREY IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREWhen unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their ...

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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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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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Videogames

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Apocalypse Max: Better Dead Than Undead

Apocalypse Max: Better Dead Than Undead

Platform: iOS

Genre: platform/shooting game

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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Elemental: Fallen Enchantress

Elemental: Fallen Enchantress

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 4X, turn-based strategy

Publisher: Stardock

Fable: The Journey

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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