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Friday 19 August 2011

2011-08-19

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 Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO. The Cremator, directed by Juraj Herz, 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 Cremator

Directed by: Juraj Herz

Starring: Rudolf Hrusnsk, Vlasta Chramostov, Jana Stehnov

Country: United States

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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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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 19 August 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 19 August
Facts:
  • A Taliban attack on a British Council centre in Kabul, Afghanistan, results in the death of at least eight people. (AFP via ''The Strait Times'')
  • Rocket attacks in southern Israel kill eight people. (Ha'aretz)
  • The Pukkelpop music festival in Belgium is cancelled following the death of at least five people in a storm. (The Inquisitr)
  • Hewlett-Packard shares drop 20% on news that the company plans to split off its personal computer division as a separate company. (''Wall Street Journal'')
  • August 2011 stock markets fall

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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?

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 ?

Batman: Arkham City

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; Wii U; OS X; PlayStation 4; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Everybody's Golf 6

Platform: PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Marvel Super Hero Squad Online

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

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Tell the world why 19 August 2011 is such a special date for you!