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Sunday 19 August 2012

It was Sunday, 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 Friends Forever by Danielle Steel 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 Darksiders II or ARC Squadron.
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 ?

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Sparkle

Directed by: Salim Akil

Starring: Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Whitney Houston

Country: United States

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Cosmopolis

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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ParaNorman

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 2012 ?

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
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • North Caucasus insurgency:
  • Seven policemen are killed and at least eight wounded in a suicide bombing attack in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia. (Reuters)
  • Mexican Drug War:
  • A photo journalist is ambushed and killed by unknown assailants while driving a vehicle in Chihuahua, Chihuahua. (''Milenio'')
  • Two photographers are tortured and killed execution-style in the state of Michoacán. Their bodies were found inside the trunk of a car with a bullet through their heads. (''Proceso'')

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Sport Games on 19 August 2012

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Standard : 2 - 6
See all Football game results of 19 August 2012
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Betis : 3 - 5
  • Barcelona - Sociedad : 5 - 1
  • Levante - Ath Madrid : 1 - 1
  • Real Madrid - Valencia : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 19 August 2012
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alcorcon - Guadalajara : 1 - 1
  • Elche - Ponferradina : 4 - 2
  • Numancia - Sp Gijon : 2 - 0
  • Santander - Las Palmas : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 19 August 2012
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Paris SG : 0 - 0
  • Bordeaux - Rennes : 1 - 0
  • Marseille - Sochaux : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 19 August 2012

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Books

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

Friends Forever

By: Danielle Steel

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFive children meet on the first day of kindergarten. In the years that follow, they become friends and more than friends.

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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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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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I, Michael Bennett

By: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Police officers shot Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain epic violence down upon New York City-and to get ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; WW Koei Tecmo

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The Cat Lady

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Genre: Psychological horror, graphic adventure

Publisher: Harvester Games

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Crusader Kings 2: Sword of Islam

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

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Darksiders II

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing,[2][3] hack and slash

Publisher: THQ

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ARC Squadron

ARC Squadron

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Space combat

Publisher: Psyonix


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