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Thursday 12 August 2010

2010-08-12

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 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 in the last 30 days ?

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 ?

Beer and Board Games

Written by: Matt Sloan, Aaron Yonda, Andrew Yonda

Starring: Aaron Yonda, Matt Sloan, Adam Koralik

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 2010 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 12 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Richie Hayward: American drummer and songwriter (Little Feat and Fraternity of Man) (d. 2010).
  • Guido de Marco: Maltan politician and diplomat (Born 1931).
  • Isaac Bonewits: American singer-songwriter liturgist and author (d. 2010).
Facts:
  • War in Afghanistan:
  • The International Assistance Mission says it now believes that the Taliban was responsible for the 2010 Badakhshan massacre of its medical team in Afghanistan. (AP via Google News)
  • NATO forces kill three civilians in a raid on a house in Wardak Province, prompting hundreds of angry people to block a main road to express their frustration with the United States. (Aljazeera)
  • NATO says that it is investigating whether its troops killed or wounded up to seven Afghans in operations in southern Helmand Province. (Voice of America)
  • Human Rights Watch accuses the northern Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army of abducting and forcing the recruitment of at least 697 people during the last year and a half across central Africa. (Aljazeera)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Portrait of Aisha, 18, who was sentenced by a Taliban commander to have her nose and ears cut off fo
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1114
  • Time: Illustration of a boy on summer vacation

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 ?

Aqua

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Bejeweled 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X PlayStation 3[1] Xbox 360 Nintendo DS iOS Windows Phone 7.x and 8

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Blaster Master: Overdrive

Blaster Master: Overdrive

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Run and gun, Platform game

Publisher: Gaijinworks

Bomberman Live: Battlefest

Bomberman Live: Battlefest

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

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

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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