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Tuesday 21 August 2012

2012-08-21

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Whistle by Flo Rida. Starship Troopers: Invasion, directed by Shinji Aramaki, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Starship Troopers: Invasion

Directed by: Shinji Aramaki

Starring: Leraldo Anzaldua, Luci Christian, Melissa Davis

Country: United States

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Sparkle

Directed by: Salim Akil

Starring: Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Whitney Houston

Country: United States

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ParaNorman

Directed by: Chris Butler

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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Ek Tha Tiger

Directed by: Kabir Khan

Starring: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Bella Boyd

Country: United States

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Cosmopolis

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Big City

Starring: Zane Carney, Mat Devine, Lauren Ruff

Country: United States

Go Public: A Documentary Film Project

Starring: Jodie West

Country: United States

Damien's Quest

Starring: Ernest Pierce, Anita Davenport, La Dillard, Eric Dean

Country: United States

Game Grumps

Written by: Arin Hanson, Jon Jafari

Starring: Arin Hanson, Dan Avidan

Country: United States

Alec in WILDerland

Starring: Alec J. Fischer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 2012 ?

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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Facts:
  • Syrian civil war:
  • Russia sends a warning in reaction to what it perceives as threats by the United States, made yesterday. Russia still proposes to help negotiate a deadline to stop violence. (RIA Novosti)
  • The Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA) threatens to attack Turkey if Turkey continues its policy regarding Syria. (''Hürriyet Daily News'')
  • The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms the death of journalist Mika Yamamoto, who was shot and killed while reporting on fighting in the northwestern city of Aleppo. (AP via ''The Washington Post'')
  • Ireland's Army Bomb Disposal Team receives four calls in the capital Dublin: among them is a false alarm, dealt with at the Israeli embassy in Ballsbridge. (Reuters)

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Books

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

Fifty Shades Freed

By: E L James

When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably.

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Gone Girl

By: Gillian Flynn

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears.

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Odd Apocalypse

By: Dean Koontz

“Koontz gives [Odd Thomas] wit, good humor, a familiarity with the dark side of humanity—and moral outrage.”—USA Today Once presided over by a Roaring ’20s Hollywood mogul, the magnificent West Coast estate known as Roseland now harbors a reclusive billionaire ...

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Where We Belong

By: Emily Giffin

The author of several blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin's Where We Belong delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make them who they are, and the longing, loyalty and love that binds them togetherMarian Caldwell is a thirty-six ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amnesia Fortnight 2012

Amnesia Fortnight 2012

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action adventure, Sim game, platformer, sandbox, RPG

Publisher: Double Fine Productions

Bad Piggies

Platform: Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS X, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Dead or Alive 5

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Koei Tecmo

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Devil's Attorney

Devil's Attorney

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Fable: The Journey

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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