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Thursday 12 May 2011

2011-05-12

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 12 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 12 May
Facts:
  • The Syrian military continues to crack down on protesters, with students in the city of Aleppo the latest target. (Al Jazeera)
  • Two anti-government protesters are killed by Yemeni security forces. (AP via Google News)
  • 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appears on state television for the first time in two weeks. (IOL)
  • The North Korean embassy in Tripoli is reportedly damaged in a NATO air raid. (Xinhua)

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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 ?

Age of Empires Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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The Big Ben Burglary

The Big Ben Burglary

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid

Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid

Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: RoseVeRte

The Cat and the Coup

The Cat and the Coup

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: 345 Games Spike Games


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