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Friday 4 May 2012

2012-05-04

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye. Hick, directed by Derick Martini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Hick

Directed by: Derick Martini

Starring: Chlo Grace Moretz, Blake Lively, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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LOL

Directed by: Lisa Azuelos

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Douglas Booth, Ashley Greene

Country: United States

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Directed by: Peter Lord

Starring: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven

Country: United States

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The Raven

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Seriously?!

Starring: Oliver Gruber

Country: United States

Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast

Starring: Richard Herring, James Acaster, Chris Addison, David Baddiel

Country: United Kingdom

Los Feliz

Starring: Bernard Badion, Stephen Avitabile, Wendy McColm, Eugenie Coetzee

Country: United States

The Most Popular Girls in School

Starring: Lily Vonnegut, Carlo Moss, Kate Frisbee, Garrett Mendez

Country: United States

Mister French Taste

Starring: Olivier Malet, Osric Chau, Sarah Lian

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • At least one person is killed and at least 373 others are wounded when armed forces fire water cannon, tear gas and rocks on demonstrators near Egypt's defence ministry in Cairo. (Al Jazeera)
  • Official figures indicate that at least 144 people were injured at an Armenian government campaign event in Yerevan's central square after an explosion during a political rally. (Al Jazeera)
  • At least eleven people are killed in a suicide bombing attack in a crowded market in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency. (Reuters via MSNBC)
  • Mexican Drug War
  • 23 bodies—14 of them decapitated and 9 of them hanged from a bridge—were found in the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo those killed were reportedly members of the Gulf Cartel who were killed by Los Zetas, a rival cartel. (Yahoo! News)

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Books

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

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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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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Fifty Shades of Grey

By: E L James

See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey. In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: JP / PAL Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux Xbox 360 PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

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Deep Black

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: 505 Games

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Deep Sleep

Deep Sleep

Platform: Web browser

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Endless Space

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy, 4X

Publisher: Amplitude Studios

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