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Tuesday 17 August 2010

It was Tuesday, 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 Dead or Alive Paradise or Backbreaker.
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 17 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Francesco Cossiga: Italian politician who founded a transitional centrist government which united various parties in 1979.
Facts:
  • At least one person is killed and 20 are injured in two separate explosions in Pyatigorsk and North Ossetia in Russia's North Caucasus. (Voice of Russia)
  • The United States confirms the existence of videotapes - found under a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) desk - of the alleged 2002 interrogation of a suspect the country had detained at a secret prison. (''The Washington Times'')
  • Hezbollah states it has passed on evidence said to implicate Israel in the 2005 assassination of then Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafic Hariri. (BBC)
  • A Ugandan lawmaker accuses the army of committing atrocities against civilians in the Karamoja region as part of a disarmament exercise. (Reuters)
  • Iraq

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Sport Games on 17 August 2010

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Le Mans : 0 - 0
  • Boulogne - Nimes : 2 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Le Havre : 2 - 1
  • Dijon - Sedan : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 August 2010
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Monaco - Montpellier : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 August 2010
Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Wimbledon - Histon : 2 - 0
  • Altrincham - Darlington : 2 - 2
  • Barrow - Gateshead : 1 - 3
  • Bath City - Rushden & D : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 August 2010

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Books

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 Glass Rainbow

By: James Lee Burke

The creator of “one of America’s best mystery series” (Library Journal, starred review), New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke features Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux in a “superlative” (Publishers Weekly,

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Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

By: Chelsea Handler

WHAT . . . A RIOT! Life doesn't get more hilarious than when Chelsea Handler takes aim with her irreverent wit. Who else would send all-staff emails to smoke out the dumbest people on her show? Now, in this new ...

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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bejeweled 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X PlayStation 3[1] Xbox 360 Nintendo DS iOS Windows Phone 7.x and 8

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Dead or Alive Paradise

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Playstation Vita

Genre: Sports, casino

Publisher: Tecmo Koei

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Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time

Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time

Platform: IOS, Android

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: BBC Worldwide

And-Kensaku

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: Nintendo

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Backbreaker

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, Android

Genre: Sports

Publisher: 505 Games

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