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Thursday 30 August 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 30, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Finn McDermott . In that special week of August people in US were listening to We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, directed by Stephen Chbosky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Sweet Talk by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Survivorman Ten Days. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elemental: Fallen Enchantress or Labyrinth no Kanata.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

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Silver Linings Playbook

Directed by: David O. Russell

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

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End of Watch

Directed by: David Ayer

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera

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Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano

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Seven Psychopaths

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

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TV Series

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

Survivorman Ten Days

Directed by: Discovery

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The Inbetweeners

Directed by: Ben Palmer

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Bad Education

Directed by: Pedro Almodovar

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Hotel Hell

Directed by: Derrick Granado

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True Love

Directed by: Michael J. Saul

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 2012 ?

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Finn McDermott: American noted family, second son and fourth child of Tori Spelling and her husband.
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  • Syrian Civil War:
  • Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi describes the conflict as an uprising against an ampquotoppressive regimeampquot and likens it to the Palestinians, sparking a walkout from the Syrian delegation at a meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement in Iran. (BBC)
  • The United Nations Security Council is to convene an emergency meeting about the crisis, with Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan present. (Al Jazeera)
  • Syrian activists report that rebels shot down a Syrian army warplane over the Idlib province. (''The Washington Post'')
  • The Venezuelan government is to investigate an alleged massacre of indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest whom were attacked from a helicopter. (Merco Press)

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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
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. No Lie - 2 Chainz Featuring Drake
  2. Bag Of Money - Wale Featuring Rick Ross, Meek Mill & T-Pain
  3. Lemme See - Usher Featuring Rick Ross
  4. Mercy - Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
  5. Amen - Meek Mill Featuring Drake
  6. Heart Attack - Trey Songz
  7. Adorn - Miguel
  8. Nobody's Perfect - J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott
  9. Climax - Usher
  10. 2 Reasons - Trey Songz Featuring T.I.
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Dame La Ola - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  2. Sin Respiracion - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  3. Mirando Al Cielo - Roberto Tapia
  4. Hasta Que Salga El Sol - Don Omar
  5. Amor Confuso - Gerardo Ortiz
  6. Pasarela - Daddy Yankee
  7. No Me Compares - Alejandro Sanz
  8. Incondicional - Prince Royce
  9. Dutty Love - Don Omar Featuring Natti Natasha
  10. Espinoza Paz - Un Hombre Normal
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Green Day - Oh Love
  2. Linkin Park - Burn It Down
  3. Alex Clare - Too Close
  4. fun. - Some Nights
  5. Ho Hey - The Lumineers
  6. Of Monsters And Men - Little Talks
  7. Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
  8. I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
  9. Tongue Tied - Grouplove
  10. It's Time - Imagine Dragons


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

Sweet Talk

By: Julie Garwood

An FBI agent and a lawyer are falling in love—and making a federal case out of it in #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood’s hot romantic thriller.When

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The Kingmaker'S Daughter

By: Philippa Gregory

In this New York Times bestseller that inspired the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, Philippa Gregory tells the tale of Anne Neville, a beautiful young woman who must navigate

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Black List

By: Brad Thor

A stunning thriller that predicted the National Security Agency scandal. “Brad Thor is as current as tomorrow’s headlines.” —Dan Brown#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor returns with his most

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Odd Apocalypse

By: Dean Koontz

“Koontz gives [Odd Thomas] wit, good humor, a familiarity with the dark side of humanity—and moral outrage.”—USA Today Once presided over by a Roaring ’20s Hollywood mogul, the magnificent West Coast estate known as Roseland now harbors a reclusive billionaire ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Puzzle

Elemental: Fallen Enchantress

Elemental: Fallen Enchantress

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 4X, turn-based strategy

Publisher: Stardock

Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Platform: PlayStation Home

Genre: Open world

Publisher: Sony

Dillon's Rolling Western

Dillon's Rolling Western

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-adventure, tower defense

Publisher: Nintendo

Labyrinth no Kanata

Labyrinth no Kanata

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action role-playing game Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Konami

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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Redemption Road

Studio: Freestyle Digital Media

Format: DVD

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The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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Hope Springs

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Flicka: Country Pride

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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