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Thursday 26 August 2010

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 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. On TV people were watching JonTron. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Attack of the Movies 3D or DJMAX Portable Hot Tunes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

JonTron

Written by: Jon Jafari

Starring: Jon Jafari, Jacques

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • German HIV-positive pop singer Nadja Benaissa is found guilty of grievous bodily harm after transmitting HIV to a man who had unprotected sex with her without her telling him of her condition. (''New York Times'')
  • Mass protests by civil servants in South Africa continue, demanding improved pay and benefits. (Al Jazeera)
  • Two Greek F-16 planes collide mid-air south of Crete 2 out of 3 pilots are rescued. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • 2010 Pakistan floods
  • Pakistan orders nearly half a million people in towns including Sujawal, Mirpur Bathoro and Daro threatened by floods to evacuate. (AFP via Google News)

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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

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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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 ?

Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Funcom CompuExpert (NA)[1] Deep Silver (EU)

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Attack of the Movies 3D

Platform: Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Blacklight: Tango Down

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Publisher: Ignition Entertainment

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Dead Space Ignition

Dead Space Ignition

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Electronic Arts

DJMAX Portable Hot Tunes

DJMAX Portable Hot Tunes

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Pentavision


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