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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 A Blaze Of Glory by Jeff Shaara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching True Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CSR Racing or F1 2012.
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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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TV Series

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. Midnight City - M83.


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

A Blaze Of Glory

By: Jeff Shaara

“[An] exciting read . . . [Jeff] Shaara returns to the U.S. Civil War in this first book of a new trilogy. . . . This novel is meticulously researched and brings a vivid reality to the historical events depicted.”—Library

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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin


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Mission To Paris

By: Alan Furst

“A master spy novelist.”—The Wall Street Journal “Page after page is dazzling.”—James Patterson NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Late summer, 1938.

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Barack Obama

By: David Maraniss

From the author of First in His Class, the definitive biography of Bill Clinton, this New York Times bestseller was hailed by critics as a groundbreaking multigenerational biography, a richly textured

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

CSR Racing

CSR Racing

Platform: iOS, OS X, Android, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NaturalMotion Games

Dramatical Murder

Dramatical Murder

Platform: PC

Genre: Science fiction, Drama

Publisher: Nitro+chiral

F1 2012

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Codemasters, Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Amazing Alex

Amazing Alex

Platform: Android, iOS, Windows Phone

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

Criminal Case (video game)

Criminal Case (video game)

Platform: Facebook (Adobe Flash), iOS, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Home videos

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

The Descendants

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Certified Copy

Studio: Criterion

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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I Don't Know How She Does It

Studio: Weinstein/Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Men in Black 3

Studio: Sony

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

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Studio: MPI

Format: DVD

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