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Tuesday 28 August 2012

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift. Lawless, directed by John Hillcoat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Fifty Shades Darker 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 Battleloot Adventure or DJMax Technika Tune.
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 ?

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 28 August 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 28 August
Facts:
  • Syrian civil war:
  • Twelve people are killed in a twin-blast bomb attack by unknown people at the entrance of a Druze cemetery in the Jaramana district of southeast Damascus. (RIA Novosti)
  • At least one person is killed and another four injured in renewed fighting in the Indian city of Kokrajhar in the state of Assam. (BBC)
  • Clashes continue in Mombasa, protesting the killing of radical Muslim Kenyan cleric Aboud Rogo. The government of Kenya orders a swift investigation. (coastweek.com)
  • Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos announces the start of preliminary peace talks with the FARC-EP guerrilla group. (''Washington Post'')

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2012 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  2. Flo Rida - Whistle
  3. Ellie Goulding - Lights
  4. Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
  5. Wide Awake - Katy Perry
  6. Fun. - Some Nights
  7. Maroon 5 - Payphone
  8. As Long As You Love Me - Justin Bieber
  9. One More Night - Maroon 5
  10. Titanium - David Guetta

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Fifty Shades Darker

By: E L James

E L James revisits the world of Fifty Shades with a deeper and darker take on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the globe.

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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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The Inn at Rose Harbor

By: Debbie Macomber

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber comes the first book in a series set in the beloved Pacific Northwest town of Cedar Cove.Jo

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Sweet Talk

By: Julie Garwood

An FBI agent and a lawyer are falling in love—and making a federal case out of it in #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood’s hot romantic thriller.When

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Apocalypse Max: Better Dead Than Undead

Apocalypse Max: Better Dead Than Undead

Platform: iOS

Genre: platform/shooting game

Battleloot Adventure

Battleloot Adventure

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone

Genre: tactical role-playing, single-player video game

Publisher: Digital Tales

CityVille 2

CityVille 2

Platform: Internet

Genre: City-building, construction and management simulation

Publisher: Zynga

DJMax Technika Tune

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: SK Pentavision; NA Pentavision Global; JP CyberFront

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Eyewire

Eyewire

Platform: Webbrowser (WebGL)

Genre: Puzzle, Citizen Science


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