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Thursday 29 March 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to We Are Young by Fun.. The Intouchables, directed by Olivier Nakache, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Banking Bad. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave or Gunslinger Stratos.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache

Starring: Franois Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny

Country: United States

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Directed by: Morten Tyldum

Starring: Aksel Hennie, Synnve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Country: United States

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21 Jump Street

Directed by: Phil Lord

Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

Country: United States

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The Hunger Games

Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth

Country: United States

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God Bless America

Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait

Starring: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Brooke Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Banking Bad

Starring: DeVeau Dunn, Mark Serritella, Paula A. Ramirez, Nicholas George

Country: United States

Social Path

Starring: John Anthony Davis, J.D. Hart, Tommy Barnes

Country: United States


Starring: Narek Margaryan, Sergey Sargsyan, Vahagn Tevosyan, Mher Khachatryan

Country: Armenia


Starring: Ellis Emmett, Scott Wilson

Country: Canada

The Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

Starring: Shantelle Wheeler, Reishal Monique, Victoria Wilson, Sam Evans

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 March 2012 ?

  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
  • Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
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  • The death is announced of award-winning poet, essayist and public intellectual Adrienne Rich, credited with bringing the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse. (''The Guardian'')
  • Workers in Spain commence a general strike over government austerity measures. (BBC)
  • Queues form at petrol stations across the United Kingdom after government ministers urged motorists to top up their fuel tanks ahead of a possible strike by fuel tanker drivers. (''The Guardian'')
  • Smart phone pioneer Research in Motion announces major shake-ups in executive ranks and a strategic review in its earnings report. (Reuters)
  • At least 13 people are killed at the San Pedro Sula prison in Honduras. (BBC)

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  • Time: Portraits of Latino voters.
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1196
  • Esquire


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

The Righteous Mind

By: Jonathan Haidt

As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone

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Kill Shot

By: Vince Flynn

#1 New York Times bestselling author of American Assassin—soon to be a major motion picture Vince Flynn’s intensely suspenseful #1 New York Times bestseller puts the young, hungry, and lethal superagent of American Assassin in the crosshairs even as he ...

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By: Jonathan Kellerman

“With his latest, [Jonathan Kellerman] not only brings his ‘A’ game but also ratchets it up a notch or three. .

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Better Than Normal

By: Dale Archer

A New York Times bestseller that offers a groundbreaking new view of human psychology, showing how eight key traits of human behavior--long perceived as liabilities--can be important hidden strengthsWhat if the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Da Capo III

Platform: Windows, PSP

Genre: Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Circus

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The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave

The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave

Platform: Nintendo 3DS eShop

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Genius Sonority

Dragon Quest X

Platform: Wii, Wii U, Microsoft Windows, Android, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

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Dragon Story

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Life simulation game

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Gunslinger Stratos

Gunslinger Stratos

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Romance

Publisher: Square Enix, Ubisoft

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