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Wednesday 24 October 2012

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to One More Night by Maroon 5. Red Dawn, directed by Dan Bradley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Nypd Red by James Patterson and Marshall Karp was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Richard E. Grant's Hotel Secrets. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances or Dust Racing 2D.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Red Dawn

Directed by: Dan Bradley

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas, Josh Hutcherson

Country: United States

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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: David Cronenberg

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon

Country: United States

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Directed by: Chris Butler

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Richard E. Grant's Hotel Secrets

Starring: Richard E. Grant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Mark Bogatyrev, Elena Podkaminskaya

Studio C

Starring: Matthew Meese, Mallory Everton, Jason Gray, Whitney Call

Country: United States

Operation Ouch!

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Ben Baller

Written by: Bo Bushnell, Danny Lee

Starring: Ben Baller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 2012 ?

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2012 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. One More Night - Maroon 5
  2. Psy - Gangnam Style
  3. Taylor Swift - I Knew You Were Trouble
  4. Fun. - Some Nights
  5. Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  6. As Long As You Love Me - Justin Bieber
  7. Alex Clare - Too Close
  8. Ke$ha - Die Young
  9. Blow Me (One Last Kiss) - P!nk
  10. Owl City - Good Time

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Sport Games on 24 October 2012

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackburn - Sheffield Weds : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Nypd Red

By: James Patterson and Marshall Karp

PROTECT THE RICH. SERVE THE FAMOUS. HUNT THE GUILTY.NYPD Red is the elite, highly trained task force assigned to protect the rich, the famous, and the connected.

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Heroes of Olympus: The Mark of Athena

By: Rick Riordan

In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest.

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The Round House

By: Louise Erdrich

The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling,

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Telegraph Avenue

By: Michael Chabon

“An immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist.”—Michiko Kakutani, New York Times New York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brothers Conflict

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Romantic comedy, harem

Publisher: Otomate

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Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances

Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances

Platform: Web browser (supported Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4.1+, Google Chrome)

Genre: Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Wii U

Genre: Sports (hunting)

Publisher: Activision

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Platform: Facebook, iOS, Android

Genre: ARPG

Publisher: nWay Games

Pac-Man Games

Platform: iOS

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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