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Friday 1 July 2011

2011-07-01

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele. Horrible Bosses, directed by Seth Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Horrible Bosses

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Starring: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis

Country: United States

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson

Country: United States

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Mr. Nobody

Directed by: Jaco Van Dormael

Starring: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger

Country: United States

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Drive

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston

Country: United States

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Bernie

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Vic & Bob's Afternoon Delights

Starring: Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves

Country: United Kingdom

Inside Nature's Giants

Starring: Mark Evans

Country: United Kingdom

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Midway USA's Gun Stories

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Jim Supica

Country: United States

The Chris Gethard Show

Written by: Chris Gethard

Starring: Chris Gethard, Bethany Hall, Mimi Fischer, David Bluvband

Country: United States

Love Your Garden

Starring: Alan Titchmarsh, David Domoney, Frances Tophill, Katie Rushworth

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights claims the Congo government troops raped 121 women between June 11 and 13 then pillaged their villages. (AP via ''The Washington Post'')
  • Arab Spring:
  • 2011 Syrian uprising:
  • Hundreds of thousands of people protest against the regime nationwide as the crackdown against civilians continues. (BBC)
  • The death toll is reported to be at least 11 in Syria today. (Al Jazeera)

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Books

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

Heaven Is for Real

By: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

A little boys astounding story of his trip to heaven and back.

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Against All Enemies

By: Tom Clancy, Peter Telep

Tom Clancy, the master of international intrigue and explosive action, introduces a new hero for a new era of warfare-against a new kind of threat.

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Angry Birds Rio

Platform: iOS, Android, OS X, Windows, Symbian OS, webOS, BlackBerry Tablet OS, Windows Phone

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Batman: Arkham City

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows; Wii U; OS X; PlayStation 4; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Beep

Beep

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Platform, Action and Adventure

Breach

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, tactical shooter

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Catherine

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Puzzle platformer, adventure

Publisher: Atlus

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