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Monday 20 August 2012

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Whistle by Flo Rida. Sparkle, directed by Salim Akil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Charon'S Claw by R. A. Salvatore 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 007 Legends or Ciel Nosurge.
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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

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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 20 August 2012 ?

  • 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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  • Syrian civil war:
  • United Nations observers leave the country as their mandate expires. The total number of casualties over the previous weekend is now estimated at more than 100 deaths. The UN envoy describes the conflict as a civil war. Russia says only the UN should decide on force against Syria. The U.S. claims it has ampquotcontingency plansampquot and threatens to change its ampquotcalculusampquot if it finds Syria moving or using chemical or biological weapons. Fighting continues. (''Christian Science
  • War on Terror:
  • Afghanistan: John Key, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, announces that the Government will withdraw forces from Afghanistan early in 2013. (AP via ''The Washington Post'')
  • Iraq: AFP says at least 409 people were killed and 975 wounded during the previous month in Iraq. (''Al Arabiya'')

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Sport Games on 20 August 2012

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • La Coruna - Osasuna : 2 - 0
  • Vallecano - Granada : 1 - 0
  • Zaragoza - Valladolid : 0 - 1
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Murcia - Cordoba : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 August 2012
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Auxerre : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 August 2012
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Everton - Man United : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Charon'S Claw

By: R. A. Salvatore

In the 3rd book of the #4 New York Times best-selling Neverwinter Saga, Drizzt draws his swords once more to aid his friends. His lover, Dahlia Sin’felle, can speak of nothing but the moment she will face the Netherese lord ...

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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin


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Double Cross

By: Ben Macintyre

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties.

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The Spymasters

By: W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

#1 Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin continues his gripping series featuring the legendary OSS—fighting a silent war of spies and assassins in the shadows of World War II. Summer

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

007 Legends

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows Wii U

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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BlayzBloo: Clone Phantasma

BlayzBloo: Clone Phantasma

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Arc System Works

Ciel Nosurge

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Life simulation,[2] social game

Publisher: Tecmo Koei

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Diabolik Lovers

Platform: PSP PS Vita (Limited V Edition)

Genre: Drama, harem, Mystery, Horror, Romance

Publisher: Idea Factory

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Double Dragon: Neon

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN) Xbox 360 (XBLA) Microsoft Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Arc System Works

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