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Friday 3 August 2012

2012-08-03

It was Friday, 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. Freelancers, directed by Jessy Terrero, 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 ?

Freelancers

Directed by: Jessy Terrero

Starring: 50 Cent, Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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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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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 3 August 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 03 August
Facts:
  • Mexican Drug War: The Mexican Army arrests another member of Los Zetas drug cartel responsible for decapitating 49 bodies and dumping them on a roadside in May 2012 the suspect is one of the 37 fugitives of the Apodaca prison riot earlier this year. (Fox News)
  • Syrian civil war (2011-present):
  • The Syrian Army increases artillery shelling of Aleppo as the Free Syrian Army tries to consolidate its control of the city's eastern districts. (Al Jazeera)
  • The opposition claims that over 60 people were allegedly massacred by the Syrian Army in the Arbaeen neighborhood of the city of Hama. (CNN)
  • The United Nations General Assembly adopts a non-binding resolution condemning the Syrian government for its use of force against civilians, noting ampquothuman rights abusesampquot by opposition forces, and reproaching the United Nations Security Council for its ampquotfailureampquot to counter the crisis. (CNN)

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Music Charts

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

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Magazine Covers

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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 ?

Bad Piggies

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Wii U

Genre: Sports (hunting)

Publisher: Activision

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Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Platform: PC, iOS, Android

Publisher: Microïds

Dear Esther

Dear Esther

Genre: Exploration game, art game

Publisher: The Chinese Room Curve Digital (consoles)

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

Platform: Android; iOS; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Wii; Wii U; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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