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Friday 31 August 2012

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gaius Caligula . 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 Live from Daryl's House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dustforce or East Tower.
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 ?

Live from Daryl's House

Written by: Daryl Hall

Starring: Paul Pesco, Tbone Wolk, Brian Dunne, Daryl Hall

Country: United States

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

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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ParaNorman

Directed by: Chris Butler

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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Ek Tha Tiger

Directed by: Kabir Khan

Starring: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Bella Boyd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 2012 ?

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
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Facts:
  • A shooting at a Pathmark grocery store in Old Bridge, New Jersey, kills at least three people. (BBC)
  • British entertainer Max Bygraves, who had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease, dies in Hope Island, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 89. (BBC)
  • The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office reports that Sage Stallone died of natural causes. (BBC)
  • A 7.6-magnitude earthquake in the Philippine province of Eastern Samar kills at least one person. (CNN)
  • Armenia suspends diplomatic relations with Hungary after Ramil Safarov's extradition to Azerbaijan. (BBC)

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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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Magazine Covers

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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 ?

Dustforce

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Digerati Distribution

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Armored Core V

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nordic Games

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Dungelot

Dungelot

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Roguelike

East Tower

East Tower

Platform: Android, iOS, Mac OS X, Windows

Genre: Visual Novel

Publisher: roseVeRte


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