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Wednesday 29 August 2012

It was Wednesday, 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 Fifty Shades Darker by E L James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Closure or Emperors SaGa.
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

Game Grumps

Written by: Arin Hanson, Jon Jafari

Starring: Arin Hanson, Dan Avidan

Country: United States

Alec in WILDerland

Starring: Alec J. Fischer

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 29 August 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The UK's Serious Fraud Office launches an investigation into payments between Barclays and Qatar Holding LLC after Barclays sought investment from the latter during the financial crisis in 2008. (''The Guardian'')
  • Syrian civil war:
  • Russia calls for a joint United Nations-Arab League inquiry on terrorist mass slaughters of civilians. (Ria Novosti)
  • The Free Syrian Army claims to have surrounded Tiftinaz military airport in the city of Aleppo. (''Al-Arabiya'')
  • The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, arriving in Iran for the Non-Aligned Movement summit, says Iran ampquotcan play an important role in the peaceful settlement of (the) Syrian crisisampquot. (Xinhua)

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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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Books

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

The Inn at Rose Harbor

By: Debbie Macomber

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber comes the first book in a series set in the beloved Pacific Northwest town of Cedar Cove.Jo

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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Closure

Platform: Mac, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network, Linux

Genre: Puzzle/Platformer

Publisher: Eyebrow Interactive

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Emperors SaGa

Emperors SaGa

Platform: GREE Mobage NTT DoCoMo

Publisher: Square Enix

2nd Super Robot Wars Original Generation

2nd Super Robot Wars Original Generation

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Diabolik Lovers

Platform: PSP PS Vita (Limited V Edition)

Genre: Drama, harem, Mystery, Horror, Romance

Publisher: Idea Factory

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Doom 3 BFG Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows Linux PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Nvidia Shield

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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