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Monday 9 May 2011

2011-05-09

It was Monday, 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 9 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: Heavy shooting is heard in a western suburb of Damascus as the Syrian Army advances against anti-government protesters. (BBC)
  • In the wake of the 2010–2011 Ivorian crisis, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights states that mass graves containing 68 bodies have been found in the Ivorian city of Abidjan. (UPI)
  • Russian President Dmitry Medvedev presides over the Victory Day Parade on Moscow's Red Square. (Wikimedia Photos)
  • World War II veterans and the Russian consul general are attacked by members of the Ukrainian ultranationalist party ampquotSvobodaampquot in Lviv, Ukraine. (RT)
  • Ali Gomaa, the Islamic Grand Mufti of Egypt, warns of the potential of civil war because of ampquotoutlaws who want to defy the authority of the stateampquot. (Al Arabiya and AFP)

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Music Charts

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

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2011?

  • Time: Close-up of FBI Director Bob Mueller
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11578
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1153

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 ?

Battlefield Play4Free

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bulletstorm

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dead Island

Platform: Windows, OS X, Linux,[4] PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Art tool/Non-game

Publisher: THQ

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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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