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Friday 16 March 2012

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to We Are Young by Fun.. 21 Jump Street, directed by Phil Lord, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Banking Bad. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma or The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave.
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 ?

Banking Bad

Starring: DeVeau Dunn, Mark Serritella, Paula A. Ramirez, Nicholas George

Country: United States

Social Path

Starring: John Anthony Davis, J.D. Hart, Tommy Barnes

Country: United States

The Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

Starring: Shantelle Wheeler, Reishal Monique, Victoria Wilson, Sam Evans

Country: United States

The Roux Legacy

Starring: Michel Roux Jr., Alain Roux, Albert Roux, Michel Roux

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Crash Course: World History

Starring: John Green

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

21 Jump Street

Directed by: Phil Lord

Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

Country: United States

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The Hunger Games

Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth

Country: United States

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The Babymakers

Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar

Starring: Paul Schneider, Olivia Munn, Kevin Heffernan

Country: United States

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God Bless America

Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait

Starring: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Brooke Smith

Country: United States

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Friends with Kids

Directed by: Jennifer Westfeldt

Starring: Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott, Maya Rudolph

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising: Protests referred to by activists as ampquotThe Friday for International Military Interventionampquot spread from the northern city of Aleppo to the central regions of Hama and Homs, and southern province of Daraa. (Al Jazeera)
  • Afghanistan:
  • At least ten people, including a woman and two children, are killed after a Turkish NATO helicopter crashes into a house on the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul. (Al Jazeera)
  • United States Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales is identified as the suspect in the Kandahar massacre. (''New York Times'')
  • American actor George Clooney is arrested at a protest outside the Embassy of Sudan in Washington, D.C. together with Nick Clooney, Martin Luther King III, NAACP President Ben Jealous and several congressmen. (BBC)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 2012?

  • Time: Portraits of Latino voters.
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1196
  • Esquire

Books

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

Lone Wolf

By: Jodi Picoult

A life hanging in the balance…a family torn apart. The #1 internationally bestselling author Jodi Picoult tells an unforgettable story about family secrets, love, and letting go.

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: JP / PAL Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games

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Doom 3 BFG Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows Linux PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Nvidia Shield

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair

Platform: PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita Microsoft Windows

Genre: Murder mystery, psychological thriller, urban fantasy, action-adventure

Publisher: WW Spike Chunsoft; EU / NA NIS America (PSV)

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Dead or Alive 5

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Koei Tecmo

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The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave

The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave

Platform: Nintendo 3DS eShop

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Genius Sonority


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