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Friday 20 August 2010

It was Friday, 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 Hangman by Faye Kellerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Project Hollywood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing And-Kensaku or Blade Kitten.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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 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
Famous Birthdays:
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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
See all Football game results of 20 August 2010

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2010?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11161117
  • Time: A photo of a black pug dog
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11437

Books

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

Hangman

By: Faye Kellerman

“No one working in the crime genre is better.”—Baltimore Sun L.A.P.D. Homicide Detective Peter Decker and his wife Rina Lazarus are back on a case in Hangman—an electrifying new novel of suspense

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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Frictional Games

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Blade Kitten

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Platformer, Side-scroller

Publisher: Atari (formerly), Krome Studios

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And-Kensaku

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: Nintendo

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Def Jam Rapstar

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii

Genre: Music, Simulation, Rap

Publisher: Konami

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100 Rogues

Platform: Ouya, iOS

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Fusion Reactions

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