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Sunday 8 July 2012

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 8, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Penelope Disick . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. The Liquidator, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 99 Spirits or Dragon Ball Z: For Kinect.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Liquidator

Directed by: Jack Cardiff

Starring: Rod Taylor, Trevor Howard, Jill St. John, Wilfrid Hyde-White

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The Forger

Directed by: Lawrence Roeck

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Josh Hutcherson, Alfred Molina, Billy Boyd

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Directed by: Seth MacFarlane

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale

Country: United States

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Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro

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Anger Management

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei, Luis Guzmán

Country: United States

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

True Love

Directed by: Michael J. Saul

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Directed by: Neil Berkeley

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Burning Love

Directed by: Ken Marino

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Directed by: Stephen Tolkin

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Satyamev Jayate

Starring: Aamir Khan

Country: India

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 2012 ?

  • 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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  • Syrian uprising (2011–present):
  • United Nations and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan arrives in the Syrian capital Damascus for talks. (Al Jazeera)
  • In an interview for German TV, Syrian President Bashar Assad states that the US is trying to destabilise Syria by providing political protection for ampquotgangsampquot, and that Saudi Arabia and Qatar were arming ampquotterroristsampquot in Syria. (BBC)
  • Nigeria violence:
  • Gunmen attack Christian villages in northern Nigeria, killing dozens of people. (''Daily Times Nigeria'')

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Mercy - Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
  2. Climax - Usher
  3. Nobody's Perfect - J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott
  4. Heart Attack - Trey Songz
  5. Lemme See - Usher Featuring Rick Ross
  6. Cashin' Out - Ca$h Out
  7. Take It To The Head - DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne
  8. No Lie - 2 Chainz Featuring Drake
  9. Beez In The Trap - Nicki Minaj Featuring 2 Chainz
  10. Crew Love - Drake Featuring The Weeknd
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Follow The Leader - Wisin & Yandel + Jennifer Lopez
  2. Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  3. Hasta Que Salga El Sol - Don Omar
  4. Si Te Digo La Verdad - Gocho "El Lapiz de Platino"
  5. Bailando Por El Mundo - Juan Magan Featuring Pitbull & El Cata
  6. Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  7. Espinoza Paz - Un Hombre Normal
  8. Las Cosas Pequenas - Prince Royce
  9. Addicted To You - Shakira
  10. Dutty Love - Don Omar Featuring Natti Natasha
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Linkin Park - Burn It Down
  2. Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
  3. Tongue Tied - Grouplove
  4. The Offspring - Days Go By
  5. Of Monsters And Men - Little Talks
  6. Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  7. Live To Rise - Soundgarden
  8. Chevelle - Hats Off To The Bull
  9. It's Time - Imagine Dragons
  10. M83. - Midnight City


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

Bring Up The Bodies

By: Hilary Mantel

WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up the Bodies delves into the

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The Long Earth

By: Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

An unmissable milestone for fans of Sir Terry Pratchett: the first SF novel in over three decades in which the visionary inventor of Discworld has created a new universe of tantalizing

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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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The Storm

By: Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

When the incomplete invention of a genius environmentalist falls into the wrong hands, it’s the NUMA crew that will be the first casualties of war, and team leader Kurt Austin will stop at nothing to get justice for his fellow ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

99 Spirits

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle, role-playing

Publisher: JP TORaIKI; WW Fruitbat Factory

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CSR Racing

Platform: iOS, OS X, Android, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NaturalMotion Games

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Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Digerati Distribution

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Doctor Who: Worlds in Time

Doctor Who: Worlds in Time

Platform: Adobe Flash


Publisher: Sega

Dragon Ball Z: For Kinect

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Home videos

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


Studio: Universal/Focus Features

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

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Studio: MPI

Format: DVD

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The Forger

Studio: Experience Media Studios

Format: DVD

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Studio: Strand

Format: DVD

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One for the Money

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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