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Friday 13 August 2010

It was Friday, 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. Piranha, directed by Alexandre Aja, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beer and Board Games. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam or Marvel Pinball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Alexandre Aja

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O'Connell, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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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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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 13 August 2010 ?

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 13 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Edwin Newman: American broadcast journalist (Born 1919).
  • Lance Cade: American professional wrestler (Born 1981).
  • U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White bans the planting of genetically modified sugar beets engineered by Monsanto, ruling that in 2009 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture had approved Monsanto's genetically modified sugar beets without adequate environmental study.
  • Police shoot dead at least four civilians, including two teenagers, demonstrating against the government in Indian-administered Kashmir protesters say they were unarmed. (IOL)
  • An Australian Special Air Service Regiment soldier Jason Brown, is killed in fighting the Taliban in northern Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. (AAP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • The eurozone economy grows by 1% in the second quarter of 2010, with the German economy growing by 2.2%, its fastest quarterly growth in more than 20 years. (AP)
  • TAM Airlines of Brazil and LAN Airlines of Chile announce plans for a merger that would make the biggest carrier in the region. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 13 August 2010

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Angers - Boulogne : 0 - 0
  • Clermont - Dijon : 2 - 2
  • Evian Thonon Gaillard - Vannes : 4 - 0
  • Istres - Tours : 1 - 0
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leyton Orient - Charlton : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 13 August 2010
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Sp Braga - Portimonense : 3 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2010?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11440
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1115
  • Time: Portrait of Aisha, 18, who was sentenced by a Taliban commander to have her nose and ears cut off fo


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

Fly Away Home

By: Jennifer Weiner

From one of the nation’s most beloved writers, Fly Away Home is an unforgettable story of a mother and two daughters who seek refuge in an old Connecticut beach house.When

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The Search

By: Nora Roberts

A canine Search and Rescue volunteer fights danger and finds love in the Pacific Northwest wilderness in this riveting #1 New York Times bestseller from Nora Roberts.To

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The Passage

By: Justin Cronin

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This thrilling novel kicks off what Stephen King calls “a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction.”

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The Obama Diaries

By: Laura Ingraham

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) On May 20, 2010, Laura Ingraham received a package from an anonymous source that will change the history of the United States and the legacy of President Barack Obama.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Karate Champ

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Data East

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Alpha Protocol

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing, stealth

Publisher: Sega

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Atari Greatest Hits Volume 1

Atari Greatest Hits Volume 1

Platform: Nintendo DS, iOS

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Atari

Marvel Pinball

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN), Android, Nintendo 3DS, iOS, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, PC

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Microsoft Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment, Zen Studios

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