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Friday 20 August 2010

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 2010). 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. Burning Bright, directed by Carlos Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Star Island by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Offspring. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Just Dance 2 or Def Jam Rapstar.
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What the sky looked like on 20 August 2010

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Burning Bright

Directed by: Carlos Brooks

Starring: Briana Evigan, Charlie Tahan, Garret Dillahunt, Meat Loaf

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Devil's Playground

Directed by: Mark McQueen

Starring: Craig Fairbrass, Danny Dyer, MyAnna Buring, Jaime Murray

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Boy Wonder

Directed by: Michael Morrissey

Starring: Caleb Steinmeyer, Zulay Henao, Bill Sage, Daniel Stewart Sherman

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Eat Pray Love

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

Starring: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

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The Other Guys

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter, Eva Mendes

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Offspring

Directed by: Andrew van den Houten

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Grandma's House

Directed by: Paul D. Hannah

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The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Universal Studios

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Running Man

Starring: Jae-Suk Yoo, Jong-Kook Kim, Suk-Jin Ji, Dong-hoon Ha

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Twisted

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • Novelist A. S. Byatt and critic John Carey win the James Tait Black Memorial Prizes, Britain's oldest literary awards. (BBC)
  • Norwegian stand-up comedian Hans Morten Hansen completes a 38 hours and 14 minute long stand-up marathon, setting a new world record for longest stand-up performance. (''VG'')
  • A spectator commits suicide during a concert by The Swell Season in the U.S. state of California. (''NME'')
  • Charles Haddon, singer of the British synthpop band Ou Est Le Swimming Pool, commits suicide after a show at the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium. ''(NME)''
  • A. S. Byatt criticises the Orange Prize as ampquotsexistampquot and says women who write intellectual books are viewed as ampquotunnaturalampquot. (''The Guardian'')

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Sport Games on 20 August 2010

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • St Truiden - Standard : 1 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Wolfsburg : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Union Berlin : 2 - 2
  • Frankfurt FSV - Bielefeld : 2 - 1
  • Hertha - Oberhausen : 3 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Clermont - Angers : 1 - 2
  • Evian Thonon Gaillard - Tours : 1 - 2
  • Istres - Dijon : 1 - 1
  • Laval - Nantes : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 20, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. There Goes My Baby - Usher
  2. Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  3. Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
  4. Miss Me - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. Your Love - Nicki Minaj
  6. Find Your Love - Drake
  7. B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast) - Rick Ross Featuring Styles P
  8. Love All Over Me - Monica
  9. Pretty Boy Swag - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  10. Bittersweet - Fantasia
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
  2. Yerbatero - Juanes
  3. Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Alejate De Mi - Camila
  5. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  6. Chino & Nacho - Nina Bonita
  7. No Puedo Volver - Intocable
  8. Stand By Me - Prince Royce
  9. Te Recordare - El Trono de Mexico
  10. El Malo - Aventura
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Linkin Park - The Catalyst
  2. The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
  3. Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
  4. Another Way To Die - Disturbed
  5. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
  6. Savior - Rise Against
  7. Phoenix - Lisztomania
  8. Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
  9. Bad Company - Five Finger Death Punch
  10. Neon Trees - Animal

Books

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

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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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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Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

By: Chelsea Handler

WHAT . . . A RIOT! Life doesn't get more hilarious than when Chelsea Handler takes aim with her irreverent wit. Who else would send all-staff emails to smoke out the dumbest people on her show? Now, in this new ...

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Sh*T My Dad Says

By: Justin Halpern

After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair,"

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Active Life: Explorer

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Just Dance 2

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Def Jam Rapstar

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii

Genre: Music, Simulation, Rap

Publisher: Konami

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Beatmania IIDX 18 Resort Anthem

Beatmania IIDX 18 Resort Anthem

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami

Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers

Platform: Mobile Phone

Genre: Minigames

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Just Wright

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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A Christmas Carol

Format: DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D

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The Maid

Format: DVD

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Little Ashes

Format: DVD

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The Stepfather

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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