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Saturday 21 August 2010

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 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 Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Offspring. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crunchball 3000 or Marvel Pinball.
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What the sky looked like on 21 August 2010

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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

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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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Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

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Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 2010 ?

  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
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Famous Deaths:
  • Israel's ambassador to the United Nations Gabriela Shalev writes a letter to Ban Ki-moon stating that Israel would use force against a Bolivian-flagged all-female aid ship intending to land near Gaza. (''The Age'')
  • An injunction prevents public sector workers from continuing their national strike for better pay in South Africa the army had previously been deployed and the country's health minister accused strikers of murder. (BBC)
  • Russian Federal Security Service assassinate Magomedali Vagabov, a top militant suspected to be responsible for the 2010 Moscow Metro bombings in Dagestan. (Sky News)
  • At least 10 anti-government protesters are killed by early morning bombs in Mogadishu the dead include people from Afghanistan, Algeria, India and Pakistan. (BBC)
  • About 35 people are taken hostage by drug dealers at a tourist hotel in São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro 1 woman, involved with them, is killed. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 21 August 2010

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Germinal - Westerlo : 0 - 0
  • Lierse - Kortrijk : 1 - 2
  • Lokeren - Anderlecht : 0 - 3
  • Waregem - Cercle Brugge : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 21 August 2010
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 3
  • Freiburg - St Pauli : 1 - 3
  • Hamburg - Schalke 04 : 2 - 1
  • Hannover - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 August 2010
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ingolstadt - Augsburg : 1 - 4
  • Paderborn - Erzgebirge Aue : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 August 2010
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Valenciennes : 1 - 1
  • Lens - Monaco : 2 - 2
  • Lyon - Brest : 1 - 0
  • Marseille - Lorient : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 21 August 2010

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 21, 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. Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
  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


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

Medium Raw

By: Anthony Bourdain

Medium Raw marks the return of the inimitable Anthony Bourdain, author of the blockbuster bestseller Kitchen Confidential and three-time Emmy Award-nominated host of No Reservations on TV’s Travel Channel.

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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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The Red Queen

By: Philippa Gregory

The inspiration for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings to life Margaret Beaufort, heiress to the red rose of Lancaster,

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Marvel Pinball

Marvel Pinball

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN), Android, Nintendo 3DS, iOS, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, PC

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Microsoft Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment, Zen Studios


Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Activision

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Arcania: Gothic 4

Arcania: Gothic 4

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JoWooD Entertainment Nordic Games GmbH

Costume Quest

Costume Quest

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Double Fine Productions; THQ (consoles until 2013)

Crunchball 3000

Crunchball 3000

Platform: Adobe Flash Player

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Armor Games

Financial News

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News articles
As Private Tutoring Booms, Parents Look at the Returns

Wealthy parents pay a lot for their children’s tutors, and they usually expect more than improved grades. [..]

Consumers Clamoring for a Leader

A groundswell of support is rising for Elizabeth Warren, who proposed the newly created financial reform agency in 2007, to be named to lead it. [..]

Home videos

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

I Am Love

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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More Than a Game

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Air Bud: World Pup

Format: Special Edition DVD

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Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant

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