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Saturday 18 August 2012

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. Sparkle, directed by Salim Akil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Where We Belong by Emily Giffin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Go Public: A Documentary Film Project. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CSR Racing or Asura's Wrath.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


Directed by: Salim Akil

Starring: Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Whitney Houston

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon

Country: United States

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The Awakening

Directed by: Nick Murphy

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton

Country: United States

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Directed by: Chris Butler

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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Ek Tha Tiger

Directed by: Kabir Khan

Starring: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Bella Boyd

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Go Public: A Documentary Film Project

Starring: Jodie West

Country: United States

Damien's Quest

Starring: Ernest Pierce, Anita Davenport, La Dillard, Eric Dean

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 2012 ?

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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  • Syrian civil war:
  • Syrian opposition forces claim to have advanced close to the Aleppo International Airport in the course of the ongoing Battle of Aleppo. The Syrian state media claim the attacks were repulsed. Heavy fighting is ongoing in Aleppo and Damascus. (''Al Arabiya'')
  • According to the Free Syrian Army, the defected Vice President Farouk al-Sharaa arrives in Jordan. The government denies the claim. (Reuters)
  • United Nations observers start leaving Syria. (AP)
  • War on Terror:

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Sport Games on 18 August 2012

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Bergen : 2 - 1
  • Club Brugge - Germinal : 3 - 1
  • Lierse - Genk : 1 - 1
  • Lokeren - Mechelen : 2 - 1
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Malaga : 0 - 1
  • Mallorca - Espanol : 2 - 1
  • Sevilla - Getafe : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 August 2012
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Girona - Sabadell : 0 - 0
  • Lugo - Hercules : 1 - 0
  • Xerez - Recreativo : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 August 2012
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Guingamp - Monaco : 1 - 2
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Where We Belong

By: Emily Giffin

The author of several blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin's New York Times bestseller, Where We Belong, delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make them who they are, and the longing, loyalty and love that binds them togetherMarian ...

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Broken Harbor

By: Tana French

An addictive thriller from New York Times bestseller and the acclaimed author of In the Woods and Faithful PlaceTana French’s rise can only be called meteoric.

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By: Neil Barofsky

“Bailout is a jaw-dropping play-by-play of how the Treasury Department bungled the financial bailouts…With a prosecutor’s logic and copious footnotes, Barofsky makes it clear that things are rarely what they seem

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Gone Girl

By: Gillian Flynn

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

2nd Super Robot Wars Original Generation

2nd Super Robot Wars Original Generation

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Analogue: A Hate Story

Analogue: A Hate Story

Platform: Windows/Mac OS X/Linux

Genre: Visual novel, mystery, epistolary

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy Action

Publisher: Bohemia Interactive, Mastertronic,[1] Rising Star Games

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CSR Racing

Platform: iOS, OS X, Android, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NaturalMotion Games

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Asura's Wrath

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Action, beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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