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Tuesday 31 August 2010

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 Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. The King's Speech, directed by Tom Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching JonTron. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Azkend or Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front.
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 ?

JonTron

Written by: Jon Jafari

Starring: Jon Jafari, Jacques

Country: United States

Project Hollywood

Starring: Jason Etter, Shaun Lavery, Amy McRoberts, Mark Nager

Country: United States

Beer and Board Games

Written by: Matt Sloan, Aaron Yonda, Andrew Yonda

Starring: Aaron Yonda, Matt Sloan, Adam Koralik

Country: United States

After Hours

Written by: Daniel O'Brien, Jack O'Brien

Starring: Daniel O'Brien, Katie Willert, Soren Bowie, Michael Swaim

Country: United States

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The Potion Master's Corner

Starring: Joe Moses

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The King's Speech

Directed by: Tom Hooper

Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter

Country: United States

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Black Swan

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel

Country: United States

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127 Hours

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara

Country: United States

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Machete

Directed by: Ethan Maniquis

Starring: Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Never Let Me Go

Directed by: Mark Romanek

Starring: Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Laurent Fignon: French athlete, a cyclist who twice won the Tour de France (1983 and 1984).
Facts:
  • A roadside bomb and mortar attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu kill at least 14 people and injure several others. (Al Jazeera)
  • 8 people are killed in a petrol bomb attack at a bar in Cancún, Mexico. (APA)
  • 4 Israelis are shot to death in an attack in the West Bank next to Kiryat Arba. (BBC)
  • A roadside bomb kills 4 United States troops in eastern Afghanistan. (AP via MSNBC)
  • An explosion occurs outside the head office of a government-run television station in Bangkok, Thailand. (Xinhua)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2010?

  • Time: An American flag in the shape of a star and crescent
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11442
  • Time: Jonathan Franzen

Books

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

The Postcard Killers

By: James Patterson, Liza Marklund

NYPD detective Jacob Kanon is on a tour of Europe's most gorgeous cities. But the sights aren't what draw him - he sees each museum, each cathedral, and each café through the eyes of his daughter's' killer.

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Azkend

Platform: iOS

Genre: Match-3

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Dance Dance Revolution Music Fit

Platform: Nintendo Wii

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Distant Worlds

Platform: Windows

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Matrix Games

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Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front

Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: First-person shooter, action-adventure

Publisher: Gameloft

Iron Man 2

Platform: PlayStation 3 Wii, Xbox 360 PlayStation Portable Nintendo DS, iOS BlackBerry PlayBook

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega Gameloft (iOS, BlackBerry)

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