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Monday 2 July 2012

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. Girl with Hyacinths, directed by Hasse Ekman, 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 Jaffa Factory. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Diamond Trust of London or Anarchy Reigns.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Swedish Love Story

Directed by: Roy Andersson

Starring: Ann-Sofie Kylin, Rolf Sohlman, Anita Lindblom

Country: United States

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The Amazing Spider-Man

Directed by: Marc Webb

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans

Country: United States

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Directed by: Seth MacFarlane

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane

Country: United States

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Magic Mike

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Olivia Munn

Country: United States

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Directed by: Dayyan Eng

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Daniel Wu, Beibi Gong

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Joey+Rory Show

Starring: Heidi Feek, Joey Feek, Rory Feek, Marcy Gary

Country: United States

World's Worst Musical

Starring: Marty Scanlon, Jaime Lyn Beatty, Sophie Scanlon, Lauren Lopez


Starring: Brian McDonald, Carolina Mendoza, Brian Naydol, Aaron Starnes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 2012 ?

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
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  • Four foreign aid workers held hostage inside Somalia are rescued by Somali forces after they were kidnapped from a Kenyan refugee camp on June 29. (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
  • Children in Jaʿār, Yemen, accidentally set off a shell, killing one and wounding seven others. (AP)
  • Officials in Kenya say that two Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards arrested with explosives planned to attack Israeli, American, British and Saudi Arabian targets inside Kenya. (AP via ''The Spec'')
  • Finland says it will block the euro zone's permanent bailout fund (ESM) from buying government bonds in the open market, while The Netherlands also indicates opposition to the bond-buying idea. (Reuters)
  • Airbus says it plans to open a $600 million assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama, USA. (MSNBC)

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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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Stolen Prey

By: John Sandford

The brilliant Lucas Davenport thriller from the number one New York Times bestselling author. Lucas Davenport has seen many terrible murder scenes. This is one of the worst.

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A Blaze Of Glory

By: Jeff Shaara

“[An] exciting read . . . [Jeff] Shaara returns to the U.S. Civil War in this first book of a new trilogy. . . . This novel is meticulously researched and brings a vivid reality to the historical events depicted.”—Library

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Barack Obama

By: David Maraniss

From the author of First in His Class, the definitive biography of Bill Clinton, this New York Times bestseller was hailed by critics as a groundbreaking multigenerational biography, a richly textured

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Xbox 360, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Sidescroller, cinematic platformer, survival horror

Publisher: Microsoft Studios Deep Silver (Director's Cut)

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Diamond Trust of London

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: indiePub

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Anarchy Reigns

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Beat 'em up, fighting

Publisher: Sega

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Beatmania IIDX 20: Tricoro

Beatmania IIDX 20: Tricoro

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Corporation

Criminal Case (video game)

Criminal Case (video game)

Platform: Facebook (Adobe Flash), iOS, Android

Genre: Puzzle

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