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Friday 20 August 2010

2010-08-20

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 Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Piranha, directed by Alexandre Aja, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Piranha

Directed by: Alexandre Aja

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O'Connell, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Project Hollywood

Starring: Jason Etter, Shaun Lavery, Amy McRoberts, Mark Nager

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Norwegian stand-up comedian Hans Morten Hansen completes a 38 hours and 14 minute long stand-up marathon, setting a new world record for longest stand-up performance. (''VG'')
  • A spectator commits suicide during a concert by The Swell Season in the U.S. state of California. (''NME'')
  • Charles Haddon, singer of the British synthpop band Ou Est Le Swimming Pool, commits suicide after a show at the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium. ''(NME)''
  • Novelist A. S. Byatt and critic John Carey win the James Tait Black Memorial Prizes, Britain's oldest literary awards. (BBC)
  • A. S. Byatt criticises the Orange Prize as ampquotsexistampquot and says women who write intellectual books are viewed as ampquotunnaturalampquot. (''The Guardian'')

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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 2010?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11161117
  • Time: A photo of a black pug dog
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11437

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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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Backbreaker

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, Android

Genre: Sports

Publisher: 505 Games

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Battlefield Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Neowiz Games

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Captain Tsubasa: Gekito no Kiseki Captain Tsubasa: New Kick Off

Captain Tsubasa: Gekito no Kiseki Captain Tsubasa: New Kick Off

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports (soccer)

Publisher: Konami

Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Computer Wargame

Publisher: Matrix Games

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Disc Drivin'

Disc Drivin'

Platform: iOS


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