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Wednesday 31 August 2011

2011-08-31

It was Wednesday, 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 31 August 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Milo Bugliari: American child of noted parents, his mother is actress Alyssa Milano and father is David Bugliari.
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Facts:
  • Tripoli doctor Gassem Baruni tells the Associated Press that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's daughter Hana Moammar Gadafi - thought to have been killed in 1986 US airstrikes - worked for him as a surgeon before she disappeared on August 25. (CBS News)
  • Syrian Army troops reportedly raid neighbourhoods in the town of Hama looking for anti-government activists. (''Jerusalem Post'')
  • The 68th Venice International Film Festival gets underway in Venice, Italy. (''The Guardian'')
  • ExxonMobil and OAO Rosneft reach a deal which may reach $500 billion in projects in the Arctic, Gulf of Mexico, and the Black Sea. (''New York Times'')
  • The United States Justice Department files an antitrust lawsuit to prevent ATT from taking over T-Mobile USA. (''Los Angeles Times'')

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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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 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 ?

Avadon: The Black Fortress

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X Linux Android iOS Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Role-playing video game

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Blackwater

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: 505 Games

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Cordy

Platform: iOS

Genre: Platformer

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de Blob 2

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: THQ Syfy Kids

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X-Men: Destiny

Platform: Nintendo DS; PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Wii

Genre: Beat 'em up; Action role-playing

Publisher: Activision

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