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Monday 29 August 2011

2011-08-29

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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 29 August 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • The National Transitional Council in Libya raises concerns about mass killing of political prisoners by the former government. (AP via France 24)
  • National Transitional Council fighters converge on Muammar Gaddafi's home town of Sirte. (Reuters)
  • Several members of the Gaddafi family are reported as having fled to Algeria. (BBC)
  • Stock, bond and commodities markets open as usual in the United States despite the impact of Hurricane Irene on New York City. (Bloomberg)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2011 ?

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2011?

  • Time: A group portrait of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11645
  • Time: A looter walking by a burning car in London

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 little boys astounding story of his trip to heaven and back.

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One Day

By: David Nicholls

It’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. Over twenty years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed on the same day—July 15th—of each ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Xbox 360; PlayStation 3

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: bitComposer

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Batman: Arkham City

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; Wii U; OS X; PlayStation 4; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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The Cursed Crusade

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: EU dtp entertainment AG; NA Atlus; JP Ubisoft

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Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butoden

Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butoden

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai

Lego Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; Nintendo DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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