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Tuesday 28 August 2012

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 We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift. Lawless, directed by John Hillcoat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abobo's Big Adventure or Chronovolt.
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 28 August 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 28 August
Facts:
  • Syrian civil war:
  • Twelve people are killed in a twin-blast bomb attack by unknown people at the entrance of a Druze cemetery in the Jaramana district of southeast Damascus. (RIA Novosti)
  • At least one person is killed and another four injured in renewed fighting in the Indian city of Kokrajhar in the state of Assam. (BBC)
  • Clashes continue in Mombasa, protesting the killing of radical Muslim Kenyan cleric Aboud Rogo. The government of Kenya orders a swift investigation. (coastweek.com)
  • Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos announces the start of preliminary peace talks with the FARC-EP guerrilla group. (''Washington Post'')

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  2. Flo Rida - Whistle
  3. Ellie Goulding - Lights
  4. Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
  5. Wide Awake - Katy Perry
  6. Fun. - Some Nights
  7. Maroon 5 - Payphone
  8. As Long As You Love Me - Justin Bieber
  9. One More Night - Maroon 5
  10. Titanium - David Guetta

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Sport Games on 28 August 2012

Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Newport County - Hereford : 2 - 0
  • Woking - Braintree Town : 1 - 4
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Books

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

Gone Girl

By: Gillian Flynn

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears.

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I, Michael Bennett

By: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Police officers shot Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain epic violence down upon New York City-and to get ...

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Abobo's Big Adventure

Abobo's Big Adventure

Platform: Adobe Flash

Genre: Beat 'em up

Battle of the Bulge

Platform: iOS

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BlayzBloo: Clone Phantasma

BlayzBloo: Clone Phantasma

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Arc System Works

Chronovolt

Chronovolt

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Puzzle

East Tower

East Tower

Platform: Android, iOS, Mac OS X, Windows

Genre: Visual Novel

Publisher: roseVeRte


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