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Monday 16 July 2012

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. The Dark Knight Rises, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Next Best Thing by Jennifer Weiner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Farouk Omar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers or Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day.
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 ?

The Dark Knight Rises

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway

Country: United States

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Ice Age: Continental Drift

Directed by: Steve Martino

Starring: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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A Swedish Love Story

Directed by: Roy Andersson

Starring: Ann-Sofie Kylin, Rolf Sohlman, Anita Lindblom

Country: United States

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The Amazing Spider-Man

Directed by: Marc Webb

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans

Country: United States

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Directed by: Seth MacFarlane

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane

Country: United States

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

Farouk Omar

Starring: Samer Ismail, Hazem Zedan, Ghassan Massoud, Rakeen Saad

Country: United Arab Emirates

Game Grumps

Written by: Arin Hanson, Jon Jafari

Starring: Arin Hanson, Dan Avidan

Country: United States

Alec in WILDerland

Starring: Alec J. Fischer

Country: United States

Jaffa Factory

Starring: Lewis Brindley, Duncan Jones, Simon Lane, Chris Lovasz

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gravity Falls

Written by: Alex Hirsch

Starring: Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal, Linda Cardellini

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 2012 ?

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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  • Mexican Drug War: The Mexican Federal Police arrested one of the three ringleaders responsible for the deadly shootout last month in the Mexico City International Airport's busy food court. An anonymous tip-off led police to his whereabouts. (''Global Post'')
  • Syrian uprising (2011–present):
  • Heavy fighting is reported in the capital Damascus overnight with claims of at least five deaths and dozens of injuries. (Reuters via ''The Irish Times'')
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov argues that Western nations are using blackmail to secure a new UN Security Council resolution in order to make the use of force in Syria legitimate. (CBS)
  • Pakistani Taliban attack an office of the security force's intelligence agency in Bannu and take several hostages. (''USA Today'')

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

The Next Best Thing

By: Jennifer Weiner

Blockbuster #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner returns with an irresistible story about a young woman trying to make it in Hollywood…At three years old, Ruth Saunders miraculously survives the car crash that takes her parents’ lives on ...

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Steve Jobs

By: Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed

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The Power Of Habit

By: Charles Duhigg

OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTWith a new Afterword by the author In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling

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Wicked Business

By: Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich, mega-bestselling author of the beloved Stephanie Plum series, is back and better than ever. Her novels, hailed by GQ as “among the great joys of contemporary crime fiction,” deliver

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: iOS; Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Android

Genre: Puzzle role-playing

Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Xbox 360; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: bitComposer Games Maximum Games

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Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Drama, Romance, Supernatural, Tragedy

Publisher: 5pb.

Dead Trigger

Dead Trigger

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror,action role-playing

Publisher: Madfinger Games


Platform: PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Racing, Puzzle, Shooter, Music

Publisher: Right Square Bracket Left Square Bracket

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