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Thursday 8 July 2010

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to California Gurls by Katy Perry. Inception, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Change Your Brain, Change Your Body by Daniel G. Amen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Potion Master's Corner. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apple Jack or Clash of the Titans.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page

Country: United States

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The Last Airbender

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone

Country: United States

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Despicable Me

Directed by: Pierre Coffin

Starring: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand

Country: United States

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Grown Ups

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Kevin James

Country: United States

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Diary of a Lost Girl

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Louise Brooks, Josef Rovensk, Fritz Rasp

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 8 July 2010 ?

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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  • The first 24-hour flight by a solar-powered plane is completed by the Solar Impulse.
  • A series of bombings over the three-day Shia pilgrimage to the mausoleum of Musa Kadhim in Iraq kill at least 70 and wound 300.
  • A fugitive rebel captain in the Philippines, Nicanor Faeldon, accused of participation in the Oakwood mutiny, turns himself in after three years. (''Philippine Inquirer'')
  • A bomb rips through the engine and coach of a passenger train in Assam, India, killing one person. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • The Palestinian Authority calls on U.S. President Barack Obama to end tax breaks on American donations to Jewish settlements in the West Bank. (BBC)

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What news were making the headlines those days in July 2010?

  • Time: An illustration of Thomas Edison holding a lightbulb
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11432
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1109


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

Change Your Brain, Change Your Body

By: Daniel G. Amen

The key to a better body—in shape, energized, and youthful—is a healthy brain. Based on the latest medical research, as well as on Dr.

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Born To Run

By: Christopher McDougall

An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

By: Rebecca Skloot

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Comic Jumper

Comic Jumper

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Side-scroller, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Apple Jack

Platform: Xbox 360

Publisher: Xbox Live Marketplace

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Apron of Magic

Platform: Arcade iOS Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Collectible Card Cooking

Publisher: Examu (Arcade) VERVE (iOS port) Bergsala Lightweight AB (Europe and North America)

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Clash of the Titans

Platform: BlackBerry, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Glu Games (BlackBerry)

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Costume Quest

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Double Fine Productions; THQ (consoles until 2013)

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