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Tuesday 17 July 2012

It was Tuesday, 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 Gold by Chris Cleave was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Farouk Omar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crusader Kings 2: Sword of Islam or Ben 10: Omniverse.
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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TV Series

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 17 July 2012 ?

  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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  • Marissa Mayer, who was a top executive at Google for the past 13 years, is appointed Yahoo! Inc.'s CEO. (AP)
  • The Syrian consulate in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is seriously damaged by a fire which its staff blame on an arson attack. (AFP via Radio Free Europe)
  • An Afghan soldier, Abdul Saboor, who killed five French soldiers in a remote part of Kapisa province in January 2012, is sentenced to death by an Afghan military court. (BBC)
  • Several 1-inch needles are found in sandwiches on multiple Delta Airlines flights from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to the United States. The FBI and Dutch authorities launch a criminal investigation. (CNN)
  • A pilot for SkyWest Airlines on administrative leave attempts to steal a Bombardier CRJ200 at St. George Municipal Airport in the U.S. state of Utah, killing himself after. (CNN)

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


By: Chris Cleave

IT’S THE ULTIMATE TEST OF A MOTHER’S LOVE . . . IF your dreams pull you in one direction and your heart in another, which should you follow?

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The Innocent

By: David Baldacci

America has enemies--ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can't stop. That's when the U.S. government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hitman who never questions orders

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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 Third Gate

By: Lincoln Child

An archaeological expedition digging where it shouldn’t. . . A crown so powerful it is rumored to be cursed. . .

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crusader Kings 2: Sword of Islam

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

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DJMax Ray

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Neowiz Internet

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: EU NIS America

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Ben 10: Omniverse

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-brawlers, Fighting

Publisher: D3 Publisher Bandai Namco Games

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Diablo III

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 3[2] Xbox 360[3] PlayStation 4[2] Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: JP Square Enix

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