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Thursday 19 August 2010

It was Thursday, 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 Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Project Hollywood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ace Combat: Joint Assault or Chime.
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 ?

Project Hollywood

Starring: Jason Etter, Shaun Lavery, Amy McRoberts, Mark Nager

Country: United States

Beer and Board Games

Written by: Matt Sloan, Aaron Yonda, Andrew Yonda

Starring: Aaron Yonda, Matt Sloan, Adam Koralik

Country: United States

After Hours

Written by: Daniel O'Brien, Jack O'Brien

Starring: Daniel O'Brien, Katie Willert, Soren Bowie, Michael Swaim

Country: United States

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The Potion Master's Corner

Starring: Joe Moses

Country: United States

Ghostbreakers

Written by: Gabriel Horn, Benjamin Wilbanks

Starring: Joel S. Greco, Gabriel Horn, Bryan Massey, Shanda Lee Munson

Country: United States

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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Der var engang

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Clara Pontoppidan, Svend Methling, Peter Jerndorff

Country: United States

The Expendables

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Facts:
  • The US Mint releases the James Buchanan Presidential Dollar to circulation.
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom ends, with the last of the United States brigade combat teams crossing the border to Kuwait.
  • South Africa deploys its army to deal with public sector workers striking in a bid to earn an increased wage police shoot rubber bullets and water cannon into crowds outside a hospital in Soweto. At least five people have been killed so far during the strikes. (Reuters Africa)
  • Human rights groups express dismay at Kenya for the secret sending to Uganda of four suspects after the 2010 FIFA World Cup attacks in Kampala. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents are also said to have engaged in illegal interrogation of three of them. (''The Star'')
  • Seven people are killed and fourteen injured in a bomb attack in China's Xinjiang province. Although the region has recently been embroiled in violence including Muslim separatists and majority Han Chinese, the attack is being investigated as a criminal case. (Al Jazeera)

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Books

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

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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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

100 Rogues

100 Rogues

Platform: Ouya, iOS

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Fusion Reactions

Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade, Combat Flight Simulator

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Active Life: Explorer

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Archetype

Archetype

Platform: iOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Villain, LLC

Chime

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle, music

Publisher: OneBigGame

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