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Thursday 5 May 2011

2011-05-05

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to E.T. by Katy Perry. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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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 5 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bear Jarecki: American child of noted family, his mom is actress Alicia Silverstone and his dad is Christopher Jarecki.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 2011 Libyan civil war
  • Members of the multi-state coalition conducting the military campaign in Libya hold talks in Rome, Italy, and agree to set up a new fund to aid Libyan rebels, with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promising to use frozen assets of Muammar Gaddafi's regime. (''The Jerusalem Post'')
  • Mortar rounds fired from Libya land near the Tunisian border town of Dehiba. (Reuters Alertnet)
  • 2011 Syrian protests:
  • Dozens of tanks have been sent to the Syrian city of Homs as the Government continues to crack down on protesters. (Sky News)

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Katy Perry - E.T.
  2. Adele - Rolling In The Deep
  3. The Black Eyed Peas - Just Can't Get Enough
  4. S&M - Rihanna
  5. S&M - Rihanna
  6. Down On Me - Jeremih
  7. Bruno Mars - The Lazy Song
  8. Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor
  9. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown
  10. Blow - Ke$ha

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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

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

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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 ?

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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The Big Ben Burglary

The Big Ben Burglary

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Captain America: Super Soldier

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 Wii Xbox 360 Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Square Enix

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don't take it personally, babe, it just ain't your story

don't take it personally, babe, it just ain't your story

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Visual novel


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