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Friday 6 August 2010

2010-08-06

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 Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, directed by Edgar Wright, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin

Country: United States

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Step Up 3D

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Starring: Sharni Vinson, Rick Malambri, Adam G. Sevani

Country: United States

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Der var engang

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Clara Pontoppidan, Svend Methling, Peter Jerndorff

Country: United States

The Expendables

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

Country: United States

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The Other Guys

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

After Hours

Written by: Daniel O'Brien, Jack O'Brien

Starring: Daniel O'Brien, Katie Willert, Soren Bowie, Michael Swaim

Country: United States

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The Potion Master's Corner

Starring: Joe Moses

Country: United States

Ghostbreakers

Written by: Gabriel Horn, Benjamin Wilbanks

Starring: Joel S. Greco, Gabriel Horn, Bryan Massey, Shanda Lee Munson

Country: United States

The Squad: Prison Police

Country: United States

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Aerial America

Starring: Jim Conrad

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 06 August
Facts:
  • The incoming coalition government of the United Kingdom discontinues the use of the controversial ContactPoint database of children.
  • NATO admits it killed ampquotbetween four and a dozen or more civiliansampquot in Nangarhar Province as a result of air strikes on August 5. (''The New York Times'')
  • Germany offers compensation of €3,800 to each family of 91 of the 142 people it killed and 11 it injured in an air strike near Kunduz, an incident which provoked outrage and led to political and military resignations. The Bundeswehr does not admit guilt and families say they may sue. (''Der Spiegel'')
  • Pakistan's Major-General Tariq Khan urges NATO to do more to control the border with Afghanistan, amid increasing UK and U.S. pressure for Pakistan to deal with it. (BBC)
  • Israeli authorities shut down all crossings into Gaza for the day. (Bernama)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2010?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1114
  • Time: Illustration of a boy on summer vacation
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11436

Books

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

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the new book in the Millennium Series, is available now!Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.Harriet

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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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The Rembrandt Affair

By: Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon must travel the world to track down a painting worth killing for in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Having retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful wife, Gabriel Allon's seclusion is interrupted by an ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien-Cosmic Destruction

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable Xbox 360 Nintendo DS Wii

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Crafting Mama

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Simulation, Minigame

Publisher: JP Square Enix; NA Majesco; PAL 505 Games

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Dance Evolution

Dance Evolution

Platform: Xbox 360, Arcade

Genre: Music, Rhythm, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Dive: The Medes Islands Secret

Dive: The Medes Islands Secret

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Platformer, adventure, action

Publisher: Cosmonaut Games

Pac-Man Championship Edition

Platform: Android Xbox Live Arcade iOS PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Nintendo 3DS J2ME Roku Maemo 5

Genre: Maze, Arcade

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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