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Saturday 21 August 2010

It was Saturday, 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 Sh*T My Dad Says by Justin Halpern was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Project Hollywood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Breed 3: Descent or All Round Hunter.
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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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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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

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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


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

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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By: Sebastian Junger

In WAR, Sebastian Junger (The Perfect Storm) turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat--the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose

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The Obama Diaries

By: Laura Ingraham

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) On May 20, 2010, Laura Ingraham received a package from an anonymous source that will change the history of the United States and the legacy of President Barack Obama.

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Scarlet Nights

By: Jude Deveraux

What if you learned that your fiancé was not who he claimed to be? Engaged to the charming and seductive Greg Anders, Sara Shaw is happily anticipating her wedding in Edilean,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Breed 3: Descent

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network), Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Isometric shooter Survival horror

Publisher: Team17

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Aura-Aura Climber

Aura-Aura Climber

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Action, arcade

Publisher: Nintendo

Cladun: This is an RPG

Cladun: This is an RPG

Platform: PlayStation Portable (PlayStation Store)

Genre: Action, role-playing

Publisher: JP Nippon Ichi Software; WW NIS America

All Round Hunter

All Round Hunter

Platform: Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Shooting, hunting

Publisher: 505 Games



Platform: iOS

Genre: Match-3

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