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Thursday 2 August 2012

2012-08-02

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. Hope Springs, directed by David Frankel, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Hope Springs

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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The Campaign

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis

Country: United States

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Directed by: David Bowers

Starring: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick

Country: United States

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Total Recall

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Starring: Colin Farrell, Bokeem Woodbine, Bryan Cranston

Country: United States

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The Bourne Legacy

Directed by: Tony Gilroy

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Damien's Quest

Starring: Ernest Pierce, Anita Davenport, La Dillard, Eric Dean

Country: United States

Game Grumps

Written by: Arin Hanson, Jon Jafari

Starring: Arin Hanson, Dan Avidan

Country: United States

Alec in WILDerland

Starring: Alec J. Fischer

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Syrian Civil War:
  • A United States government source reveals that Barack Obama signed a secret order in early 2012 permitting the CIA and other U.S. agencies to provide the rebels in Syria with support in order to overthrow the al-Assad regime. (''The Guardian'')
  • Kofi Annan resigns as the head of the U.N.-Arab League peace envoy for Syria, according to Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon. (CNN)
  • War in Afghanistan:
  • Afghan security forces kill five insurgents planning a suicide attack in Kabul. (AFP via Google News)

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Music Charts

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

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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Shadow of Night

By: Deborah Harkness

The #1 New York Times–bestselling sequel to A Discovery of Witches, book two of the All Souls Trilogy—“as enchanting, engrossing, and impossible to put down as its predecessor” (Miami Herald) J.

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I, Michael Bennett

By: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Police officers shot Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain epic violence down upon New York City-and to get ...

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Gone Girl

By: Gillian Flynn

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anarchy Reigns

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Beat 'em up, fighting

Publisher: Sega

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Angry Birds Space

Platform: iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone, Microsoft Windows, Windows 8, BlackBerry Tablet OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Assassin's Creed III

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii U[4] Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Confrontation

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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Dirt: Showdown

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

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