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Thursday 26 August 2010

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 Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Piranha, directed by Alexandre Aja, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Search by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching JonTron. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood Drive or Cause of Death: Can you Catch the Killer?.
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 ?

The Squad: Prison Police

Country: United States

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Aerial America

Starring: Jim Conrad

Country: United States

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Through the Wormhole

Starring: Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule

Written by: Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Eric Wareheim

Starring: John C. Reilly, Carol Kraft

Country: United States

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How the Universe Works

Starring: Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller, Hakeem Oluseyi, Phil Plait

Country: United States

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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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The Expendables

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

Country: United States

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The Other Guys

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • German HIV-positive pop singer Nadja Benaissa is found guilty of grievous bodily harm after transmitting HIV to a man who had unprotected sex with her without her telling him of her condition. (''New York Times'')
  • Mass protests by civil servants in South Africa continue, demanding improved pay and benefits. (Al Jazeera)
  • Two Greek F-16 planes collide mid-air south of Crete 2 out of 3 pilots are rescued. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • 2010 Pakistan floods
  • Pakistan orders nearly half a million people in towns including Sujawal, Mirpur Bathoro and Daro threatened by floods to evacuate. (AFP via Google News)

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Sport Games on 26 August 2010

Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Novara - Triestina : 2 - 0
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Books

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

The Search

By: Nora Roberts

A canine Search and Rescue volunteer fights danger and finds love in the Pacific Northwest wilderness in this riveting #1 New York Times bestseller from Nora Roberts.To

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The Rembrandt Affair

By: Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon must travel the world to track down a painting worth killing for in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Having retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful wife, Gabriel Allon's seclusion is interrupted by an ...

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Medium Raw

By: Anthony Bourdain

Medium Raw marks the return of the inimitable Anthony Bourdain, author of the blockbuster bestseller Kitchen Confidential and three-time Emmy Award-nominated host of No Reservations on TV’s Travel Channel.

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The Disappearing Spoon

By: Sam Kean

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes incredible stories of science, history, finance, mythology, the arts, medicine, and more, as told by the Periodic Table.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blood Drive

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Vehicular combat game

Publisher: Activision

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Cause of Death: Can you Catch the Killer?

Cause of Death: Can you Catch the Killer?

Platform: iOS

Genre: Interactive fiction, Visual Novel

Cut the Rope

Platform: iOS Android Windows Phone Leap Motion BlackBerry 10 Symbian BlackBerry PlayBook[1] DSiWare Mac OS X Browser[2][3] Windows BlackBerry Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo eShop) Chrome OS[4] Firefox OS Nook

Genre: Puzzle logic

Publisher: Chillingo (original Cut the Rope only), Activision (Cut the Rope: Triple Treat)

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A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda

A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Xbox 360; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Origo Games Aksys Games

Crystal Monsters

Platform: Nintendo DSiWare, mobile phones (Japan only)

Genre: Role-playing video game

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