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Sunday 8 August 2010

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Heaven King . 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 Sh*T My Dad Says by Justin Halpern was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vacuum with Gal Gabai. If you liked videogames you were probably playing X-Men or The Ball.
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 ?

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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Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Patricia Neal: American actress who was a Broadway success from her stage debut in 1945.
Facts:
  • President of Mexico Felipe Calderón calls for a debate on the legalization of drugs. (''The Observer'')
  • North Korea detains a South Korean fishing boat with four South Koreans and three Chinese on board. (Aljazeera)
  • At least 8 people are killed and 32 others injured during a car bomb outside a restaurant in Ramadi, Iraq. (Aljazeera)
  • The death toll of Saturday's explosion in Basra, Iraq, rises to 43, with the number of injured people being over 100. Police say the explosion was as a result of a power generator short-circuiting but other sources claim it was due to a car bomb. (BBC)
  • Adaisseh incident:

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Sport Games on 8 August 2010

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Gent - Genk : 0 - 4
  • Germinal - Cercle Brugge : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 August 2010
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Montpellier - Bordeaux : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 August 2010
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - Sheffield United : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 August 2010
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Feyenoord - Utrecht : 3 - 1
  • Groningen - Ajax : 2 - 2
  • NAC Breda - AZ Alkmaar : 1 - 1
  • Vitesse - Den Haag : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 August 2010

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Sh*T My Dad Says

By: Justin Halpern

After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair,"

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The Passage

By: Justin Cronin

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This thrilling novel kicks off what Stephen King calls “a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction.”

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The Big Short

By: Michael Lewis

The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative

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Outliers

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

101 MiniGolf World

101 MiniGolf World

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Teyon

X-Men

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, iOS, Android

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

Platform: Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows,[2] PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, platformer, stealth

Publisher: Activision

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The Ball

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Ouya

Genre: First-person action-adventure

Publisher: Tripwire Interactive

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Pac-Man Party

Platform: Wii Nintendo 3DS Windows Phone 7

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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