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Thursday 23 August 2012

2012-08-23

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Whistle by Flo Rida. Lawless, directed by John Hillcoat, 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Lawless

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce

Country: United States

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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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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 23 August 2012 ?

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
Facts:
  • Tropical Storm Isaac (2012): The U.S. National Hurricane Center lowers its previous hurricane warning threat level for Hispaniola island in the Caribbean Sea to a storm warning and hurricane watch in its 23.00 PM bulletin. (NHC)
  • Typhoon Tembin (2012): Taiwanese authorities evacuate almost 5,000 people ahead of the typhoon. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  • At least 30 people are killed as a result of heavy monsoon rain in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. (BBC)
  • A hot-air balloon crashes near the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana, killing four people and injuring 28 others. (STA)
  • A new, seemingly chronic but non-contagious, immunodeficiency disease is diagnosed since 2004, affecting mainly people of Asian genotype aged around 50. Most patients create interferon-gamma-blocking autoantibodies more frequently. Genetic factors are suspected but it would not ampquotrun in familiesampquot. Also, something in the environment may trigger the disease. (The Voice of Russia)

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Music Charts

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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 ?

Birds of Steel

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: WWII flight Simulator

Publisher: Konami

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Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Wii U

Genre: Sports (hunting)

Publisher: Activision

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E.X. Troopers

Platform: Nintendo 3DS PlayStation 3

Genre: Action, Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Wii U, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Spike Chunsoft

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Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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