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Monday 8 August 2011

2011-08-08

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO. The Help, directed by Tate Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer

Country: United States

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The Change-Up

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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Cowboys & Aliens

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Directed by: Glenn Ficarra

Starring: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore

Country: United States

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Friends with Benefits

Directed by: Will Gluck

Starring: Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake, Patricia Clarkson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Girl Parts

Starring: Kelsey Robinson, Meagan Gordon, Corinne Becker, Melanie Molnar

Country: United States

Walking in Circles

Starring: Eric Radic, Adam Rady, Katie Wilson, Jonah Priour

Country: United States

Vic & Bob's Afternoon Delights

Starring: Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves

Country: United Kingdom

Inside Nature's Giants

Starring: Mark Evans

Country: United Kingdom

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Midway USA's Gun Stories

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Jim Supica

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2011 Syrian uprising
  • The Syrian opposition reports that the Army has entered the town of Maarat an-Numan. (Al Jazeera)
  • Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, again warns the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad to stop violence against civilians. (Ynet)
  • The website of the Ministry of Defense of Syria is taken over by Anonymous. (''Huffington Post'')
  • Kuwait and Bahrain recall their ambassadors to Syria in protest of the violence, a day after Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador. (''Daily Star Lebanon'')

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2011 ?

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2011?

  • Time: Photo of a couple armed with a mop and spray bottle with a wall between them
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11638
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1166

Books

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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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A Stolen Life

By: Jaycee Dugard

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller—Jaycee Dugard’s raw and powerful memoir, her own story of being kidnapped in 1991 and held captive for more than eighteen years.In

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Ghost Story: A Novel of the Dresden Files

By: Jim Butcher

When an unknown someone shoots him and leaves him to die, Harry Dresden hopes he might be heading to a better place. Unfortunately, being dead doesn’t make Harry’s life any easier.Trapped

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The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Birthday and personalized Football books

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Army Attack

Platform: Facebook, Google Plus

Genre: Strategy, Multiplayer

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Beat Hazard

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iOS, Android

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Cold Beam Games

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Dance Dance Revolution Freedom

Dance Dance Revolution Freedom

Platform: iOS

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Sports, party

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA / PAL Sega

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