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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 Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bad Education. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds Friends or Fable: The Journey.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Directed by: Peter Hedges

Starring: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Odeya Rush

Country: United States

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Mental

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, Liev Schreiber, Rebecca Gibney

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Sparkle

Directed by: Salim Akil

Starring: Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke

Country: United States

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Andala Rakshasi

Directed by: Hanumantha Rao Raghavapudi

Starring: Naveen Chandra, Rahul Ravindran, Lavanya Tripathi

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The Expendables 2

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Liam Hemsworth, Randy Couture, Jean-Claude Van Damme

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Bad Education

Directed by: Pedro Almodovar

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Hotel Hell

Directed by: Derrick Granado

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True Love

Directed by: Michael J. Saul

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Harmontown

Directed by: Neil Berkeley

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Burning Love

Directed by: Ken Marino

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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)
Famous Birthdays:
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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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2012 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Mercy - Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
  2. No Lie - 2 Chainz Featuring Drake
  3. Lemme See - Usher Featuring Rick Ross
  4. Climax - Usher
  5. Bag Of Money - Wale Featuring Rick Ross, Meek Mill & T-Pain
  6. Nobody's Perfect - J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott
  7. Heart Attack - Trey Songz
  8. 2 Reasons - Trey Songz Featuring T.I.
  9. Take It To The Head - DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne
  10. Amen - Meek Mill Featuring Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Hasta Que Salga El Sol - Don Omar
  2. La Diabla - Romeo Santos
  3. Sin Respiracion - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Amor Confuso - Gerardo Ortiz
  5. Follow The Leader - Wisin & Yandel + Jennifer Lopez
  6. Mirando Al Cielo - Roberto Tapia
  7. Pasarela - Daddy Yankee
  8. Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  9. La Mosca - Los Horoscopos de Durango Featuring Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
  10. Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho

Books

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

Steve Jobs

By: Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed

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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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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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The Amateur

By: Edward Klein

Think you know the real Barack Obama? You don’t—not until you’ve read The AmateurIn this stunning exposé, bestselling author Edward Klein—a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, former foreign editor of Newsweek,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Angry Birds Friends

Angry Birds Friends

Platform: Android, iOS, Facebook (Adobe Flash)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

Fable: The Journey

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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Endless Space

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy, 4X

Publisher: Amplitude Studios

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Bleed

Platform: Windows, OS X, Xbox Live Indie Games

Genre: Platform game

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DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360

Genre: Bullet Hell

Publisher: Cave

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Mighty Macs

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD

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Safe House

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Bourne Legacy

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Resident Evil: Retribution

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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Looper

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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