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Sunday 1 May 2011

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to S&M by Rihanna. Thor, directed by Kenneth Branagh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Último a Sair. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casey's Contraptions or Pac-Man Battle Royale.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Thor

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman

Country: United States

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Fast Five

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

Country: United States

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Bridesmaids

Directed by: Paul Feig

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne

Country: United States

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Insidious

Directed by: James Wan

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins

Country: United States

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Detention

Directed by: Joseph Kahn

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Two Greedy Italians

Starring: Antonio Carluccio, Gennaro Contaldo

Country: United Kingdom

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Game of Thrones

Written by: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss

Starring: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington

Country: United States

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Monty Don's Italian Gardens

Starring: Monty Don

Country: United Kingdom

Game Sack

Starring: Joe Redifer, David White

Country: United States

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Undergrad

Written by: Evan Iwata, Nick Rodriguez

Starring: Miles du Mosch, Shalini Bathina, Annie Jankowski, Alex Diehl

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 01 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Ted Lowe: English snooker commentator (Born 1920).
Facts:
  • Pope John Paul II is beatified.
  • United States President Barack Obama announces that U.S. forces have killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
  • Former president George W. Bush congratulates president Barack Obama on his ampquotmomentous achievementampquot. (Reuters)
  • Bill Clinton also expresses his delight at developments. (ABC News)
  • American televisions interrupt their scheduled programming to broadcast the news to viewers of shows such as ''The Apprentice''. (InsideTV)

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2011 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. S&M - Rihanna
  2. S&M - Rihanna
  3. Katy Perry - E.T.
  4. The Black Eyed Peas - Just Can't Get Enough
  5. Down On Me - Jeremih
  6. F**K You (Forget You) - Cee Lo Green
  7. Adele - Rolling In The Deep
  8. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown
  9. Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor
  10. Britney Spears - Till The World Ends

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Water for Elephants

By: Sara Gruen

Though he may not speak of them, the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski's ninety-something-year-old mind. Memories of himself as a young man, tossed by fate onto a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show ...

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Heaven Is for Real

By: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

Heaven is for Real A Little Boys Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo, Lynn Vincent. Published by Tomas Nelson,2010, Binding: Paperback

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The Sixth Man

By: David Baldacci

Watch King & Maxwell, TNT's new series based on David Baldacci's blockbuster novels, on Mondays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)After the #1 New York Times bestsellers Split Second, Hour Game, Simple Genius, and First Family, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return ...

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Bossypants

By: Tina Fe

The comedy writer and star of 30 Rock riffs on her life and career. (H, Little, Brown)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Casey's Contraptions

Casey's Contraptions

Platform: iOS

Chaos Code

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Arc System Works

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Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy

Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy

Platform: Windows MAC

Genre: Turn-based/real-time strategy

Publisher: Battlefront.com

Digimon Fusion

Digimon Fusion

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fantasy,

Publisher: Namco Bandai

Pac-Man Battle Royale

Pac-Man Battle Royale

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade, Maze chase

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games


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