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Sunday 17 June 2012

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye. Magic Mike, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Fifty Shades Freed by E L James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jaffa Factory. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Binary Domain or Doom 3 BFG Edition.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Magic Mike

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Olivia Munn

Country: United States

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Inseparable

Directed by: Dayyan Eng

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Daniel Wu, Beibi Gong

Country: United States

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Brave

Directed by: Mark Andrews

Starring: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson

Country: United States

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Prometheus

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender

Country: United States

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The Lion of the Moguls

Directed by: Jean Epstein

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Franois Viguier, Nathalie Lissenko

Country: United States

TV Series

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

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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The Joey+Rory Show

Starring: Heidi Feek, Joey Feek, Rory Feek, Marcy Gary

Country: United States

Roomies

Starring: Brian McDonald, Carolina Mendoza, Brian Naydol, Aaron Starnes

Country: United States

Journey to a Dream

Starring: Tommy Miranda, Ermione Jean, Patrice Alvarez, Anthony Johnson Byles

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Multiple bombings kill at least 12 people in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna. (Al Jazeera)
  • Google reveals it has removed so-called 'terrorism videos' from the web at the request of governments, as well as blocking more than 100 YouTube videos which allegedly insult the Thai monarchy. (BBC)
  • A fire breaks out in a prison in the southeast Turkish province of Şanlıurfa, killing 13 prisoners. (BBC)
  • Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers in March 1991 later led to riots in April 1992, is found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool in Rialto, California. (Al Jazeera)
  • Two Palestinians who attempt to rob an Israeli truck driver are shot dead in self defense near Hebron in the West Bank. (Ynet)

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Books

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

Fifty Shades Freed

By: E L James

MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEFIFTY SHADES OF GREY AND FIFTY SHADES DARKER ARE NOW MAJOR MOTION PICTURESWhen unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed ...

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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The Storm

By: Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

A #1 New York Times Bestselling Author -- Filled with the boundless invention unique to Clive Cussler, this is one of the most thrilling novels yet from the grand master of adventure...In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Binary Domain

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Dance Central 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Rhythm, Exercise

Publisher: Harmonix

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Doom 3 BFG Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows Linux PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Nvidia Shield

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Dyad

Dyad

Platform: PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Racing, Puzzle, Shooter, Music

Publisher: Right Square Bracket Left Square Bracket

Emperors SaGa

Emperors SaGa

Platform: GREE Mobage NTT DoCoMo

Publisher: Square Enix


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