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Thursday 2 June 2011

2011-06-02

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele. Super 8, directed by J.J. Abrams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 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 months ?

Super 8

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler

Country: United States

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X-Men: First Class

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence

Country: United States

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Midnight in Paris

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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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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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 2 June 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
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Facts:
  • Almost 100 civilians are killed in the disputed Abyei region between North and South Sudan since northern troops seized the area on 21 May. (Reuters)
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 13 people are killed in a continuing crackdown by security forces in Syria opposition leaders meeting in Turkey call for President Bashar al-Assad to step down. (Al Jazeera)
  • Twenty-five Pakistan Army soldiers die after an attack by Afghan militants on a border post in the Dir District. (Reuters)
  • 2011 Yemeni uprising
  • A freelance reporter claims that snipers are shooting at protesters in the Yemeni capital Sana'a. (Al Jazeera)

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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

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

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The Throne of Fire

By: Rick Riordan

In this exciting second installment of the three-book series, Carter and Sadie, offspring of the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane, embark on a worldwide search for the Book of Ra, but the House of Life and the gods of chaos ...

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Dead Reckoning

By: Charlaine Harris

With her knack for being in trouble's way, Sookie witnesses the firebombing of Merlotte's, the bar where she works. Since Sam Merlotte is now known to be two-natured, suspicion falls immediately on the anti-shifters in the area.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bastion

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360, iOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Chaos Rings Omega

Chaos Rings Omega

Platform: iOS, Android, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Dragon Age II

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dragon Fantasy

Platform: PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac OS X, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: The Muteki Corporation

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