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Monday 16 August 2010

It was Monday, 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 The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beer and Board Games. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clone Wars Adventures or CSI: Crime City.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Movies

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

Piranha

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Bobby Thomson: Scotland born American baseball player (d. 2010).
Facts:
  • The Philippine security forces announce they will extend the controversial counter-insurgency tactic Oplan Bantay Laya up until December 31, 2010. The political party Bagong Alyansang Makabayan condemned the extension. (GMA News)
  • 3 more people are killed during protests in Kashmir. (BBC)
  • At least 2 people are injured after a grenade explosion outside a Televisa television station in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. (CNN)
  • The mayor of the Mexican town of Santiago, Nuevo León, Edelmiro Cavazos, is abducted. (''China Daily'')
  • War in Afghanistan (2001–present):

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Sport Games on 16 August 2010

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Metz - Troyes : 0 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man United - Newcastle : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 August 2010
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Olhanense - Guimaraes : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 August 2010
Futbol Ligi 1
Football (Turkey)
  • Bursaspor - Konyaspor : 1 - 0
  • Buyuksehyr - Kayserispor : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 August 2010

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Books

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

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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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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The Red Queen

By: Philippa Gregory

The inspiration for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings to life Margaret Beaufort, heiress to the red rose of Lancaster,

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Sh*T My Dad Says

By: Justin Halpern

After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair,"

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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

Dofus Arena

Dofus Arena

Platform: Linux, Mac OS X,[1] Windows

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, tactical shooter

Publisher: 505 Games[1] (European Union) Meridian 4[2] (North America)

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Clone Wars Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Massively multiplayer online adventure game

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

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CSI: Crime City

CSI: Crime City

Platform: Facebook

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft


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