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Wednesday 11 August 2010

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 Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, directed by Edgar Wright, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Daily Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaze Union: Story to Reach the Future or Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin

Country: United States

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Step Up 3D

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Starring: Sharni Vinson, Rick Malambri, Adam G. Sevani

Country: United States

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The Expendables

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

Country: United States

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The Other Guys

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter

Country: United States

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The Presence

Directed by: Tom Provost

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Shane West, Justin Kirk

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 11 August 2010 ?

  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Markus Liebherr: German-born Swiss owner of Southampton Football Club (Born 1948).
  • Dan Rostenkowski, Illinois Democratic Representative (1958-94), dies at age 82.
  • A grenade attack occurs during rush hour in Kigali, Rwanda, two days after the country's presidential election. (BBC)
  • A government-appointed commission in Sri Lanka investigating the country's civil war opens. (Aljazeera)
  • Corpses of more than 50 people are unearthed in Perućac lake on the border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia by investigators looking for people who were killed during the 1992-95 Bosnian War. (BBC)
  • 8 Iraqi soldiers are killed and 4 others are wounded by an explosion at a house in Diyala. (BBC)

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

  • Time: Portrait of Aisha, 18, who was sentenced by a Taliban commander to have her nose and ears cut off fo
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1114
  • Time: Illustration of a boy on summer vacation


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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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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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By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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By: Sebastian Junger

In WAR, Sebastian Junger (The Perfect Storm) turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat--the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blaze Union: Story to Reach the Future

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Atlus

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Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, Android

Genre: Sports

Publisher: 505 Games

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Cause of Death: Can you Catch the Killer?

Cause of Death: Can you Catch the Killer?

Platform: iOS

Genre: Interactive fiction, Visual Novel

Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers

Platform: Mobile Phone

Genre: Minigames

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Pac-Man Party

Platform: Wii Nintendo 3DS Windows Phone 7

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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