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Wednesday 18 August 2010

It was Wednesday, 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 The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beer and Board Games. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ancient Trader or Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 2010 ?

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • The corpse of mayor Edelmiro Cavazos of the Mexican town of Santiago, Nuevo León, is found handcuffed and blindfolded after his abduction on Sunday night. (Reuters)
  • 18 countries, including the United States, deploy naval troops in joint exercises which they say are an attempt to defend the Panama Canal against terrorism. (United States Department of Defense)
  • Julian Assange of Wikileaks says the United States has approached the website to try to negotiate the release of a further 15,000 Afghanistan war documents which the military desires to keep secret the United States denies this. (Aljazeera)
  • The United States ends combat operations in Iraq as its last combat brigade departs for Kuwait. (MSNBC)
  • 3 Indian peacekeepers serving in a United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are killed by rebels in an apparent ambush. (''Hindustan Times'')

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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Star Island

By: Carl Hiaasen

Meet 22-year-old Cherry Pye (née Cheryl Bunterman), a pop star since she was fourteen-and about to attempt a comeback from her latest drug-and-alcohol disaster.

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Super Sad True Love Story

By: Gary Shteyngart


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Packing For Mars

By: Mary Roach

“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) returns to explore the irresistibly strange universe of life without gravity in this New York Times bestseller.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ancient Trader

Platform: iOS, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 4Kids Games

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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; Mac OS; OnLive

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, Android

Genre: Sports

Publisher: 505 Games

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 iOS Kindle Fire

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Iron Man 2

Platform: PlayStation 3 Wii, Xbox 360 PlayStation Portable Nintendo DS, iOS BlackBerry PlayBook

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega Gameloft (iOS, BlackBerry)

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