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Tuesday 31 July 2012

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. The Campaign, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Fifty Shades Freed by E L James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Damien's Quest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013 or Autumn Dynasty.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Campaign

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis

Country: United States

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Total Recall

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Starring: Colin Farrell, Bokeem Woodbine, Bryan Cranston

Country: United States

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Directed by: David Bowers

Starring: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick

Country: United States

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The Bourne Legacy

Directed by: Tony Gilroy

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton

Country: United States

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The Watch

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer

Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Damien's Quest

Starring: Ernest Pierce, Anita Davenport, La Dillard, Eric Dean

Country: United States

Farouk Omar

Starring: Samer Ismail, Hazem Zedan, Ghassan Massoud, Rakeen Saad

Country: United Arab Emirates

Game Grumps

Written by: Arin Hanson, Jon Jafari

Starring: Arin Hanson, Dan Avidan

Country: United States

Alec in WILDerland

Starring: Alec J. Fischer

Country: United States

Jaffa Factory

Starring: Lewis Brindley, Duncan Jones, Simon Lane, Chris Lovasz

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 2012 ?

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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  • The Syrian military continues to pound Aleppo with artillery. Opposition forces claim that they have driven the Syrian army out of the city. (Reuters)
  • Police in Norway evacuate the area surrounding the U.S. embassy in the capital Oslo after a suspicious package was discovered. It is later confirmed as a false alarm. (Reuters)
  • At least 21 people are killed in two car bomb blasts in Baghdad, Iraq. (BBC)
  • American writer Gore Vidal dies at the age of 86 from complications of pneumonia. (''Los Angeles Times'')
  • Advertiser accuses Facebook of fraud after discovering that 80% of the clicks they're paying for are from bots, and not actual potential customers. (Business Insider)

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

Fifty Shades Freed

By: E L James

THE OFFICIAL MOVIE TIE-IN EDITION. The major motion picture releases on February 10 in time Valentine's Day 2018 and is based on volume three of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy with more than 150 million copies sold ...

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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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Steve Jobs

By: Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

99 Levels to Hell

99 Levels to Hell

Platform: Linux, OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Zaxis Games

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013

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

Genre: Sports (hunting)

Publisher: Activision

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Assassin's Creed III

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii U[4] Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Autumn Dynasty

Autumn Dynasty

Platform: iOS,[1] Android,[2] BlackBerry

F1 Race Stars

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii U

Genre: Kart racing

Publisher: Codemasters

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