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Wednesday 8 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. The Odd Life of Timothy Green, directed by Peter Hedges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Fifty Shades Freed by E L James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Go Public: A Documentary Film Project. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition or Battle of the Bulge.
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TV Series

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Go Public: A Documentary Film Project

Starring: Jodie West

Country: United States

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Directed by: Peter Hedges

Starring: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams

Country: United States

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The Expendables 2

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Liam Hemsworth, Randy Couture

Country: United States

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Freelancers

Directed by: Jessy Terrero

Starring: 50 Cent, Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 2012 ?

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)
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Facts:
  • Armed men open fire at a checkpoint in the Egyptian city of Arish on the Sinai Peninsula. (Reuters)
  • The Egyptian Air Force responds with air strikes leaving 20 people dead. (Al Jazeera)
  • Syrian civil war:
  • Heavy fighting continues in the Salaheddine district in Aleppo. (''Washington Post'')
  • A Jordanian government spokesman says Syria's ex-prime minister, Riad Hijab, arrives in Jordan, contradicting earlier reports that he had fled Syria on August 6. (''Washington Post'')

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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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The Fallen Angel

By: Daniel Silva

Art restorer, assassin, spy—Gabriel Allon returns in The Fallen Angel, another blockbuster espionage thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva. The acclaimed author of Portrait of a Spy, Silva (“a world class practitioner of spy fiction” —Washington ...

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Fifty Shades Freed

By: E L James

MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEFIFTY SHADES OF GREY AND FIFTY SHADES DARKER ARE NOW MAJOR MOTION PICTURESWhen unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, OS X, Android, Linux

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Atari

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Battle of the Bulge

Platform: iOS

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Code of Princess

Platform: Nintendo 3DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Kinect Star Wars

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action

Publisher: LucasArts Microsoft Studios

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