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Thursday 30 August 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. 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 Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Survivorman Ten Days. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Knight Sword or Mario Tennis Open.
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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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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. Alejandro Sanz - No Me Compares
  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. The Lumineers - Ho Hey
  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 ?

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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The Amateur

By: Edward Klein

Think you know the real Barack Obama? You don’t—not until you’ve read The AmateurIn this stunning exposé, bestselling author Edward Klein—a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, former foreign editor of Newsweek,

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The Light Between Oceans

By: M.L. Stedman

The years-long New York Times bestseller and major motion picture from Spielberg’s Dreamworks is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page” (O, The Oprah Magazine).After

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dance Central 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Rhythm, Exercise

Publisher: Harmonix

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Black Knight Sword

Black Knight Sword

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Action, platformer

Publisher: Reverb Communications

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Wii U, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Spike Chunsoft

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Da Capo III

Platform: Windows, PSP

Genre: Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Circus

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Mario Tennis Open

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Home videos

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

Johnny English Reborn

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Happy Feet Two

Studio: Warner Bros.

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

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The Women on the 6th Floor

Studio: Strand Releasing

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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How to Live Forever

Studio: Docurama

Format: DVD

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Crooked Arrows

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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