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Monday 12 July 2010

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to California Gurls by Katy Perry. Ramona and Beezus, directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while War by Sebastian Junger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Twisted. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge or DogFighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 July 2010

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Movies

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

Ramona and Beezus

Directed by: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum

Starring: Joey King, Selena Gomez, Bridget Moynahan, John Corbett

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Backlight

Directed by: Fernando Fragata

Starring: Joaquim de Almeida, Michelle Mania, Skyler Day, Scott Bailey

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Khatta Meetha

Directed by: Priyadarshan

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Trisha Krishnan, Johnny Lever, Asrani

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The Wedding Party

Directed by: Amanda Jane

Starring: Josh Lawson, Isabel Lucas, Steve Bisley, Rhonda Burchmore

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The Secret World of Arrietty

Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Starring: Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Moises Arias

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TV Series

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

Twisted

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

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Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Bethenny Ever After

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Passione

Directed by: John Turturro

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Universal Dead

Directed by: Vernon Mortensen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Harvey Pekar: American comic book writer (Born 1939).
  • Paulo Moura: Brazilian clarinet player and saxophonist (d. 2010).
Facts:
  • A new cap on the destroyed oil well is put in place, and will undergo more than 2 days of testing. (AP via MSNBC)
  • Afghan rights group Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM) releases its report stating that 2010 has been the most violent in the landlocked country since the United States led an invasion in 2001, though notes a reduction in airstrikes - a policy favoured by former General Stanley A. McChrystal - has led to less civilian deaths via this method in 2010. (Aljazeera)
  • A gunman opens fire at a fiber optics plant in Albuquerque, New Mexico, killing two and wounding four before committing suicide. (AP via Yahoo)
  • At least eight people are injured after a tornado strikes the German island of Duene in the North Sea. (BBC)
  • Files indicate that GlaxoSmithKline knew Rosiglitazone (Avandia) had high heart risks since 1999, and made efforts to cover up the findings. (''The New York Times'')

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 12, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  2. There Goes My Baby - Usher
  3. Find Your Love - Drake
  4. OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
  5. Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
  6. Lose My Mind - Young Jeezy Featuring Plies
  7. Sex Room - Ludacris Featuring Trey Songz
  8. Your Love - Nicki Minaj
  9. Over - Drake
  10. Teach Me How To Dougie - Cali Swag District
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
  2. Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) - Shakira Featuring Freshlyground
  3. Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
  5. Bachata En Fukuoka - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  6. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  7. No Puedo Volver - Intocable
  8. Y Como Es El - Marc Anthony
  9. Comandos del M.P. (500 Balazos) - Voz de Mando
  10. La Peinada - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
  2. The Good Life - Three Days Grace
  3. Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
  4. Thirty Seconds To Mars - This Is War
  5. Another Way To Die - Disturbed
  6. Let Me Hear You Scream - Ozzy Osbourne
  7. Phoenix - 1901
  8. Savior - Rise Against
  9. Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
  10. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare

Books

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

War

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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The Lion

By: Nelson DeMille

In this follow-up to The Lion's Game, John Corey, former NYPD Homicide detective and special agent for the Anti-Terrorist Task Force, is back.

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Foreign Influence

By: Brad Thor

Homeland Security operative Scot Harvath is called to action once again in this pulse-pounding political thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor.Navy

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Medium Raw

By: Anthony Bourdain

Medium Raw marks the return of the inimitable Anthony Bourdain, author of the blockbuster bestseller Kitchen Confidential and three-time Emmy Award-nominated host of No Reservations on TV’s Travel Channel.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Darkstar: The Interactive Movie

Darkstar: The Interactive Movie

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie

DogFighter

DogFighter

Platform: PC

Genre: Vehicular combat Combat flight simulator Third-person shooter

Publisher: Dark Water Studios

Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade, Combat Flight Simulator

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: BBC Wales Interactive

Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Computer Wargame

Publisher: Matrix Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Film That Explores Humanity on Wall Street

Actors in “Margin Call,” a film about bankers dealing with the financial crisis, described how they researched their roles. [..]

A Web Site That’s Not Afraid to Pick a Fight

In its usual controversial tone, Jezebel, a blog for women, garnered more than 211,000 page views on a post calling “The Daily Show” sexist. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $34.70
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $71.27
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $67.18
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $45.02
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.3832 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5357 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 1.0233 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.94 CNY

Home videos

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

Princess Kaiulani

Format: DVD

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Resident Evil: Afterlife

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

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Nanny McPhee Returns

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Format: DVD

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Art & Copy

Format: DVD

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