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Tuesday 24 August 2010

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. 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 Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching JonTron. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 101 Shark Pets or Aura-Aura Climber.
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 ?

JonTron

Written by: Jon Jafari

Starring: Jon Jafari, Jacques

Country: United States

Project Hollywood

Starring: Jason Etter, Shaun Lavery, Amy McRoberts, Mark Nager

Country: United States

Beer and Board Games

Written by: Matt Sloan, Aaron Yonda, Andrew Yonda

Starring: Aaron Yonda, Matt Sloan, Adam Koralik

Country: United States

After Hours

Written by: Daniel O'Brien, Jack O'Brien

Starring: Daniel O'Brien, Katie Willert, Soren Bowie, Michael Swaim

Country: United States

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The Potion Master's Corner

Starring: Joe Moses

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Piranha

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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Der var engang

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Clara Pontoppidan, Svend Methling, Peter Jerndorff

Country: United States

The Expendables

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US military in Iraq cuts its strength to 50,000 troops.
  • Yemeni al-Qaeda crackdown:
  • Two Catalonian aid workers kidnapped in Mauritania by Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb return home. (Reuters)
  • Battle of Mogadishu (2010):
  • Al-Shabaab militants storm the Hotel Muna, close to the Presidential palace Villa Somalia in Mogadishu, killing at least 33 people including several MPs. (''New York Times'')

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Books

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

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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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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Breaking Dawn

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

101 Shark Pets

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Pet-raising simulation

Publisher: Teyon

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AvaGlide

AvaGlide

Platform: Xbox 360 (Xbox Live)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Haiku Interactive

Aura-Aura Climber

Aura-Aura Climber

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Action, arcade

Publisher: Nintendo

Back to the Future: The Game

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Wii Xbox 360 Xbox One iOS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Telltale Games

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Chime

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle, music

Publisher: OneBigGame

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