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Wednesday 1 August 2012

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. Hope Springs, directed by David Frankel, 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 Damien's Quest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asura's Wrath or Crazy Cars: Hit the Road.
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TV Series

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

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

Jaffa Factory

Starring: Lewis Brindley, Duncan Jones, Simon Lane, Chris Lovasz

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gravity Falls

Written by: Alex Hirsch

Starring: Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal, Linda Cardellini

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Hope Springs

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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The Campaign

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis

Country: United States

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Directed by: David Bowers

Starring: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick

Country: United States

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Total Recall

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Starring: Colin Farrell, Bokeem Woodbine, Bryan Cranston

Country: United States

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The Bourne Legacy

Directed by: Tony Gilroy

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Facts:
  • Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 suspense thriller ''Vertigo'' is named as the greatest film of all time in a poll by the British Film Institute's ''Sight and Sound'' magazine. (BBC)
  • Power is restored in India following an earlier blackout in three grids that left over 600 million people without power. (AFP via France 24)
  • Saudi Aramco is ranked by ''Forbes'' as the first among the world's 25 largest oil companies. (Global Financial Network)
  • Heading toward Taiwan, slow-moving Typhoon Saola's torrential rains lead to the deaths of at least 12 people and displacement of 154,000 in the Philippines. (''The Washington Post'')
  • The Tal Law, which granted a sweeping exemption from military service to a majority of the Israeli ultra-Orthodox population in Israel, expires. As a result Defense Minister Ehud Barak orders the Israeli Defense Forces to prepare for a universal draft of ultra-Orthodox Jewish males in 30 days. (''USA Today'')

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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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Shadow of Night

By: Deborah Harkness

The #1 New York Times–bestselling sequel to A Discovery of Witches, book two of the All Souls Trilogy—“as enchanting, engrossing, and impossible to put down as its predecessor” (Miami Herald) J.

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I, Michael Bennett

By: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Police officers shot Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain epic violence down upon New York City-and to get ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ciel Nosurge

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Life simulation,[2] social game

Publisher: Tecmo Koei

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Dragon's Dogma

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing,[4] hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

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Asura's Wrath

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Action, beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Platform: PC, iOS, Android

Publisher: Microïds

Dramatical Murder

Platform: PC

Genre: Science fiction, Drama

Publisher: Nitro+chiral

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