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Monday 23 August 2010

2010-08-23

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. 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 Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books.
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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 23 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 23 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Satoshi Kon: Japanese animator and screenwriter (d. 2010).
Facts:
  • The Palestinian Authority has warned that it will pull out of peace talks if Israel renews the construction of settlements in the occupied West Bank. (BBC)
  • Two members of NATO's International Security Assistance Force are killed by improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan. (AFP via Google News)
  • At least 17 people, including a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Maulana Noor Mohammed Wazir, are killed in the bombing of a mosque in Pakistan's South Waziristan region. (''Economic Times of India'')
  • The Anne Frank tree in Amsterdam is knocked down by a gust of heavy wind, breaking off about a meter above ground. (NOS)
  • Australia's stock market and currency lose value because of the country's hung parliament. (BBC)

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Books

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

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 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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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 ?

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Teyon

Alan Wake

Platform: Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, psychological horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Date Warp

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Hanako Games

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Deadliest Warrior: The Game

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: 345 Games

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Dragon Ball Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy Science-Fiction Action MMORPG

Publisher: KOR CJ Internet Corporation; CN Shanda Games; JP Namco Bandai Games; TW Cayenne Tech; HK Cayenne Tech

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