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Monday 15 August 2011

2011-08-15

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 15 August 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2011 Syrian uprising:
  • The Syrian navy shells the city of Latakia, killing as many as 26 people, including Palestinian refugees from Ramel refugee camp in southern Latakia. (''Jerusalem Post'')
  • Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu says that unspecified ampquotstepsampquot would be taken by Turkey if Syria fails to end the crackdown. (Al Jazeera)
  • Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gives a live address to the nation after rebels claim a number of victories in the 2011 Libyan civil war. (CNN)
  • A double bombing in the Iraqi city of Kut kills at least 34 and injures 68 people. (CNN)

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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

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: George Washington on the U.S. one dollar bill with a black eye
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11639
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1167

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Async Corp.

Async Corp.

Platform: iOS

Avadon: The Black Fortress

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X Linux Android iOS Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Role-playing video game

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Bit.Trip Flux

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (Wii, 3DS) Gaijin Games (PC)

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Chaos Rings Omega

Chaos Rings Omega

Platform: iOS, Android, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team

Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Arcade shooter

Publisher: THQ


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