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Thursday 23 August 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. 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 The Spymasters by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds Space or Animal Crossing: New Leaf.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


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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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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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

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 2012 ?

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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  • Tropical Storm Isaac (2012): The U.S. National Hurricane Center lowers its previous hurricane warning threat level for Hispaniola island in the Caribbean Sea to a storm warning and hurricane watch in its 23.00 PM bulletin. (NHC)
  • Typhoon Tembin (2012): Taiwanese authorities evacuate almost 5,000 people ahead of the typhoon. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  • At least 30 people are killed as a result of heavy monsoon rain in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. (BBC)
  • A hot-air balloon crashes near the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana, killing four people and injuring 28 others. (STA)
  • A new, seemingly chronic but non-contagious, immunodeficiency disease is diagnosed since 2004, affecting mainly people of Asian genotype aged around 50. Most patients create interferon-gamma-blocking autoantibodies more frequently. Genetic factors are suspected but it would not ampquotrun in familiesampquot. Also, something in the environment may trigger the disease. (The Voice of Russia)

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

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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The Fallen Angel

By: Daniel Silva

Art restorer, assassin, spy—Gabriel Allon returns in The Fallen Angel, another blockbuster espionage thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva. The acclaimed author of Portrait of a Spy, Silva (“a world class practitioner of spy fiction” —Washington ...

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The Dream Team

By: Jack McCallum

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Acclaimed sports journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Criminal Case (video game)

Criminal Case (video game)

Platform: Facebook (Adobe Flash), iOS, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Dragon Story

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Life simulation game

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Angry Birds Space

Platform: iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone, Microsoft Windows, Windows 8, BlackBerry Tablet OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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Chaos on Deponia

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X Linux

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment

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