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Saturday 21 August 2010

2010-08-21

It was Saturday, 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 21 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Israel's ambassador to the United Nations Gabriela Shalev writes a letter to Ban Ki-moon stating that Israel would use force against a Bolivian-flagged all-female aid ship intending to land near Gaza. (''The Age'')
  • An injunction prevents public sector workers from continuing their national strike for better pay in South Africa the army had previously been deployed and the country's health minister accused strikers of murder. (BBC)
  • Russian Federal Security Service assassinate Magomedali Vagabov, a top militant suspected to be responsible for the 2010 Moscow Metro bombings in Dagestan. (Sky News)
  • At least 10 anti-government protesters are killed by early morning bombs in Mogadishu the dead include people from Afghanistan, Algeria, India and Pakistan. (BBC)
  • About 35 people are taken hostage by drug dealers at a tourist hotel in São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro 1 woman, involved with them, is killed. (BBC)

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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 ?

Avalon Heroes

Avalon Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MOBA

Publisher: alaplaya

CSI: Unsolved

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Dementium II

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows[1] OS X

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: JP Intergrow

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Disney Channel All Star Party

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Pac-Man Party

Platform: Wii Nintendo 3DS Windows Phone 7

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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