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Friday 24 August 2012

It was Friday, 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. On TV people were watching Big City. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad Piggies or Labyrinth no Kanata.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 24 August 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Syrian civil war:
  • Three people, including a 28-year-old anti-Assad sheikh, are killed in combat between pro-Assad and anti-Assad groups in the Lebanese city of Tripoli. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  • Syriaonline.sy reminds of the fate of captured Syrian TV journalist Mohammed al-Saeed. (Syria Online)
  • War on terror:
  • Afghanistan: Insurgents kill four men including three soldiers in the Afghan Army in Paktia Province. (AP via ABC News)

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

MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEFIFTY SHADES OF GREY AND FIFTY SHADES DARKER ARE NOW MAJOR MOTION PICTURESWhen unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed ...

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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 New York Times bestseller, 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 ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

10000000

Platform: iOS; Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Android

Genre: Puzzle role-playing

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Bad Piggies

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Labyrinth no Kanata

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action role-playing game Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Konami

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Cinders

Cinders

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: MoaCube

Gunslinger Stratos

Gunslinger Stratos

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Romance

Publisher: Square Enix, Ubisoft


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