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Sunday 28 August 2011

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ocean Maturo . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) by Katy Perry. We Need to Talk About Kevin, directed by Lynne Ramsay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Girl Parts. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akimi Village or Casey's Contraptions.
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 ?

We Need to Talk About Kevin

Directed by: Lynne Ramsay

Starring: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller

Country: United States

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The Cremator

Directed by: Juraj Herz

Starring: Rudolf Hrusnsk, Vlasta Chramostov, Jana Stehnov

Country: United States

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The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer

Country: United States

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The Change-Up

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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Cowboys & Aliens

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Girl Parts

Starring: Kelsey Robinson, Meagan Gordon, Corinne Becker, Melanie Molnar

Country: United States

Walking in Circles

Starring: Eric Radic, Adam Rady, Katie Wilson, Jonah Priour

Country: United States

Vic & Bob's Afternoon Delights

Starring: Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves

Country: United Kingdom

Inside Nature's Giants

Starring: Mark Evans

Country: United Kingdom

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Midway USA's Gun Stories

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Jim Supica

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Facts:
  • At least 29 people are killed in an suicide bombing in Baghdad's largest Sunni mosque including Khalid al-Fahdawi, a member of the Council of Representatives of Iraq. (AP via Google News)
  • The Notting Hill Carnival, the world's second largest street festival, gets underway peacefully in London with a heavy police presence due to recent riots. (''The Guardian'')
  • The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards conclude in Los Angeles with Katy Perry winning Video of the Year for Firework. (''Entertainment Weekly'')
  • Hurricane Irene:
  • A confirmed tornado in Delaware destroys a home and damages others. (ABC News)

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Books

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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Heaven Is for Real

By: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

A young boy emerges from life-saving surgery with remarkable stories of his visit to heaven. Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from ...

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One Day

By: David Nicholls

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring ANNE HATHAWAY and JIM STURGESSIt’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Akimi Village

Akimi Village

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

Casey's Contraptions

Casey's Contraptions

Platform: iOS

The Cat and the Coup

The Cat and the Coup

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

DragonVale

DragonVale

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Park Simulator

Test Drive Unlimited 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

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