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Thursday 2 August 2012

It was Thursday, 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 Mission To Paris by Alan Furst was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Damien's Quest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dead or Alive 5 or Carrier Command: Gaea Mission.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Farouk Omar

Starring: Samer Ismail, Hazem Zedan, Ghassan Massoud, Rakeen Saad

Country: United Arab Emirates

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

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 2 August 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Syrian Civil War:
  • A United States government source reveals that Barack Obama signed a secret order in early 2012 permitting the CIA and other U.S. agencies to provide the rebels in Syria with support in order to overthrow the al-Assad regime. (''The Guardian'')
  • Kofi Annan resigns as the head of the U.N.-Arab League peace envoy for Syria, according to Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon. (CNN)
  • War in Afghanistan:
  • Afghan security forces kill five insurgents planning a suicide attack in Kabul. (AFP via Google News)

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Books

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

Mission To Paris

By: Alan Furst

“A master spy novelist.”—The Wall Street Journal “Page after page is dazzling.”—James Patterson NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Late summer, 1938.

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Close Your Eyes

By: Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen

Close Your EyesIris Johansen Roy JohansenBlind for the first twenty years of her life, Kendra Michaels honed her other senses to almost superhuman perfection―and unintentionally became a secret weapon for the

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The Next Best Thing

By: Jennifer Weiner

Blockbuster #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner returns with an irresistible story about a young woman trying to make it in Hollywood…At three years old, Ruth Saunders miraculously survives the car crash that takes her parents’ lives on ...

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Unbroken

By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dead or Alive 5

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Koei Tecmo

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Brothers Conflict

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Romantic comedy, harem

Publisher: Otomate

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Carrier Command: Gaea Mission

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy Action

Publisher: Bohemia Interactive, Mastertronic,[1] Rising Star Games

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Criminal Case (video game)

Criminal Case (video game)

Platform: Facebook (Adobe Flash), iOS, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Demons’ Score

Demons’ Score

Platform: iOS Android, PS Vita, PS Vita TV

Genre: Rhythm action game

Publisher: Square Enix


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