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Friday 6 August 2010

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, directed by Edgar Wright, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vacuum with Gal Gabai. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aero the Acro-Bat 2 or Bejeweled Blitz.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin

Country: United States

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Step Up 3D

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Starring: Sharni Vinson, Rick Malambri, Adam G. Sevani

Country: United States

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The Expendables

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

Country: United States

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The Other Guys

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter

Country: United States

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The Presence

Directed by: Tom Provost

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Shane West, Justin Kirk

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Squad: Prison Police

Country: United States

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Aerial America

Starring: Jim Conrad

Country: United States

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Through the Wormhole

Starring: Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule

Written by: Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Eric Wareheim

Starring: John C. Reilly, Carol Kraft

Country: United States

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How the Universe Works

Starring: Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller, Hakeem Oluseyi, Phil Plait

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 2010 ?

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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  • The incoming coalition government of the United Kingdom discontinues the use of the controversial ContactPoint database of children.
  • NATO admits it killed ampquotbetween four and a dozen or more civiliansampquot in Nangarhar Province as a result of air strikes on August 5. (''The New York Times'')
  • Germany offers compensation of €3,800 to each family of 91 of the 142 people it killed and 11 it injured in an air strike near Kunduz, an incident which provoked outrage and led to political and military resignations. The Bundeswehr does not admit guilt and families say they may sue. (''Der Spiegel'')
  • Pakistan's Major-General Tariq Khan urges NATO to do more to control the border with Afghanistan, amid increasing UK and U.S. pressure for Pakistan to deal with it. (BBC)
  • Israeli authorities shut down all crossings into Gaza for the day. (Bernama)

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Sport Games on 6 August 2010

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Lierse - Standard : 1 - 4
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Nimes : 1 - 0
  • Boulogne - Clermont : 1 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Istres : 0 - 0
  • Dijon - Angers : 0 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Norwich - Watford : 2 - 3
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Roda - Twente : 0 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2010?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1114
  • Time: Illustration of a boy on summer vacation
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11436


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

Medium Raw

By: Anthony Bourdain

Medium Raw marks the return of the inimitable Anthony Bourdain, author of the blockbuster bestseller Kitchen Confidential and three-time Emmy Award-nominated host of No Reservations on TV’s Travel Channel.

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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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Faithful Place

By: Tana French

The "expertly rendered, gripping new novel" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times)-from the bestselling author of In the Woods and The Likeness.

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The Glass Rainbow

By: James Lee Burke

The creator of “one of America’s best mystery series” (Library Journal, starred review), New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke features Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux in a “superlative” (Publishers Weekly,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aero the Acro-Bat 2

Platform: Sega Genesis Super Nintendo

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sunsoft

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101-in-1 Sports Party Megamix

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: EU Nordcurrent; NA Atlus

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Bejeweled Blitz

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Facebook Connect, Xbox Live Arcade, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Cow Clicker

Cow Clicker

Genre: Simulation, RPG

Arcania: Gothic 4

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JoWooD Entertainment Nordic Games GmbH

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