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Sunday 26 August 2012

It was Sunday, 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 Dream Team by Jack McCallum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds Trilogy or Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk.
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 ?

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

Movies

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

Lawless

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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Sparkle

Directed by: Salim Akil

Starring: Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Whitney Houston

Country: United States

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Cosmopolis

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 2012 ?

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:
See famous people born on 26 August
Facts:
  • Seventeen villagers including two women in Afghanistan's southern Kajaki district are beheaded by unknown organised people. (AP via ''The Australian'')
  • Thirty-six people are killed in a bus crash near Yan'an, Shaanxi province of China. (Reuters)
  • Tropical Storm Isaac:
  • The United States National Hurricane Center issues hurricane warnings for the states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. A state of emergency is in effect in these four areas. (Fox News)
  • Tropical Storm Isaac has so far caused 10 direct fatalities on Hispaniola and one indirect in Puerto Rico. (Fox News)

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Sport Games on 26 August 2012

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Lazio : 0 - 1
  • Chievo - Bologna : 2 - 0
  • Genoa - Cagliari : 2 - 0
  • Milan - Sampdoria : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 August 2012
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Gent - Lokeren : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 August 2012
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Schalke 04 : 2 - 2
  • Stuttgart - Wolfsburg : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 August 2012
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Aalen : 0 - 1
  • Ingolstadt - Frankfurt FSV : 0 - 2
  • Kaiserslautern - Munich 1860 : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 August 2012

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Books

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

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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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

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Fifty Shades Darker

By: E L James

E L James revisits the world of Fifty Shades with a deeper and darker take on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the globe.

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Wild

By: Cheryl Strayed

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERAt twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aikatsu!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music, Idol

Publisher: Bandai

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Angry Birds Trilogy

Platform: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Activision

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Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; WW Koei Tecmo

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Dead or Alive 5

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Koei Tecmo

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Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PSN), PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: BBC Worldwide

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