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Friday 24 August 2012

It was Friday, 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 Charon'S Claw by R. A. Salvatore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan or Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes.
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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 24 August 2012 ?

  • 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
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  • Syrian civil war:
  • Three people, including a 28-year-old anti-Assad sheikh, are killed in combat between pro-Assad and anti-Assad groups in the Lebanese city of Tripoli. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  • Syriaonline.sy reminds of the fate of captured Syrian TV journalist Mohammed al-Saeed. (Syria Online)
  • War on terror:
  • Afghanistan: Insurgents kill four men including three soldiers in the Afghan Army in Paktia Province. (AP via ABC News)

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Sport Games on 24 August 2012

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Werder Bremen : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Braunschweig - Paderborn : 2 - 1
  • Hertha - Regensburg : 2 - 1
  • Sandhausen - Union Berlin : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 August 2012
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Almeria - Xerez : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 24 August 2012
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio GFCO - Lens : 1 - 1
  • Angers - Istres : 0 - 1
  • Auxerre - Laval : 2 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Tours : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 August 2012

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

Charon'S Claw

By: R. A. Salvatore

In the 3rd book of the #4 New York Times best-selling Neverwinter Saga, Drizzt draws his swords once more to aid his friends. His lover, Dahlia Sin’felle, can speak of nothing but the moment she will face the Netherese lord ...

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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin


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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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The Power Of Habit

By: Charles Duhigg

OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTWith a new Afterword by the author In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deep Black

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: 505 Games

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Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: EU NIS America

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Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

Platform: Android; iOS; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Wii; Wii U; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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Analogue: A Hate Story

Analogue: A Hate Story

Platform: Windows/Mac OS X/Linux

Genre: Visual novel, mystery, epistolary


Platform: Windows, OS X, Xbox Live Indie Games

Genre: Platform game

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