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Saturday 17 March 2012, St. Patrick's Day

It was Saturday, 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 Aikatsu! or Fable Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 in the last 30 days ?

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 17 March 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Facts:
  • Syria:
  • At least two bombings are reported of government facilities in the Syrian capital Damascus with several police and civilians reported dead. (CNN)
  • Saudi Arabia is sending weapons to rebels in Syria, according to a top Arab diplomat. (''Times of India'')
  • A Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in southwest China, in the latest in a series of similar incidents where nearly 30 monks have now self-immolated. (''Straits Times'')
  • Pope Benedict XVI launches an internal investigation into leaks of confidential documents alleging corruption, financial mismanagement and power struggles among senior church officials. (AP)

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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 ?

Aikatsu!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music, Idol

Publisher: Bandai

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Dream of Pixels

Dream of Pixels

Platform: iOS

Fable Heroes

Fable Heroes

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Beatmania IIDX 20: Tricoro

Beatmania IIDX 20: Tricoro

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Corporation

Diabolical Pitch

Diabolical Pitch

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action, sports

Publisher: Microsoft Studios


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