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Wednesday 22 August 2012

It was Wednesday, 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. Lawless, directed by John Hillcoat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Fifty Shades Freed by E L James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Capcom Digital Collection or Diabolik Lovers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Big City

Starring: Zane Carney, Mat Devine, Lauren Ruff

Country: United States

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

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Lawless

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce

Country: United States

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Starship Troopers: Invasion

Directed by: Shinji Aramaki

Starring: Leraldo Anzaldua, Luci Christian, Melissa Davis

Country: United States

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Sparkle

Directed by: Salim Akil

Starring: Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Whitney Houston

Country: United States

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Cosmopolis

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
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Facts:
  • Syrian civil war:
  • A Chinese state news commentary on recent U.S. ampquotred lineampquot remarks states that, once again, Western powers are digging deep for excuses to intervene militarily in another conflict-torn Middle East country. It sharply denounces the U.S.' ampquotcalculusampquot. (Xinhua)
  • Syrian forces shell two separate districts in the capital Damascus rebels say at least 47 people are killed. Frequent fighting is reported in Aleppo and other parts of the country. The United Nations estimate that 18,000 people have been killed in the conflict. (Reuters)
  • At least 48 people are killed during clashes, over grazing rights for cattle, between the Pokomo and Orma tribes in Kenya. (Deutsche Welle)
  • Nina Bawden, the writer of seminal work ''Carrie's War'' and shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1987 and the Lost Man Booker Prize in 2010, dies at her London home. (''The Daily Telegraph'')

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Sport Games on 22 August 2012

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackburn - Hull : 1 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Chelsea - Reading : 4 - 2
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Books

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

Gone Girl

By: Gillian Flynn

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears.

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Where We Belong

By: Emily Giffin

The author of several blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin's New York Times bestseller, Where We Belong, delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make them who they are, and the longing, loyalty and love that binds them togetherMarian ...

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Odd Apocalypse

By: Dean Koontz

“Koontz gives [Odd Thomas] wit, good humor, a familiarity with the dark side of humanity—and moral outrage.”—USA Today Once presided over by a Roaring ’20s Hollywood mogul, the magnificent West Coast estate known as Roseland now harbors a reclusive billionaire ...

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Fifty Shades Freed

By: E L James

THE OFFICIAL MOVIE TIE-IN EDITION. The major motion picture releases on February 10 in time Valentine's Day 2018 and is based on volume three of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy with more than 150 million copies sold ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Capcom Digital Collection

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Capcom

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Diabolical Pitch

Diabolical Pitch

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action, sports

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Diabolik Lovers

Platform: PSP PS Vita (Limited V Edition)

Genre: Drama, harem, Mystery, Horror, Romance

Publisher: Idea Factory

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East Tower

East Tower

Platform: Android, iOS, Mac OS X, Windows

Genre: Visual Novel

Publisher: roseVeRte

Dillon's Rolling Western

Dillon's Rolling Western

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-adventure, tower defense

Publisher: Nintendo


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