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Friday 13 May 2005

2005-05-13

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hollaback Girl by Gwen Stefani. In UK Lonely by Akon was in the top 5 hits. The Longest Yard, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while True Believer by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Longest Yard

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock

Country: United States

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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor

Country: United States

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Kingdom of Heaven

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson

Country: United States

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xXx: State of the Union

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Directed by: Garth Jennings

Starring: Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Thick of It

Starring: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan

Country: United Kingdom

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The Office

Written by: Greg Daniels, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant

Starring: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

Country: United States

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Help

Starring: Paul Whitehouse, Chris Langham, Alison King

Country: United Kingdom

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Written by: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko

Starring: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena, Dee Bradley Baker

Country: United States

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Toonattik

Starring: Jamie Rickers, Anna Williamson, Luke Beach, Laura Hamilton

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 13 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Eddie Barclay: French music producer whose singers included Jacques Brel, Dalida and Charles Aznavour.
  • Michael Ross: American serial killer (Born 1959).
Facts:
  • The United States Department of Defense issues a list of bases to be closed as part of the Base Realignment and Closure process (BRAC 2005).
  • The Andijan Massacre occurs in Uzbekistan.
  • The Binh Bridge opens to traffic in Hai Phong, Vietnam.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2005?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.819
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Last Star Wars -- May 9, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10046

Books

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

True Believer

By: Nicholas Sparks

Jeremy Marsh is a born skeptic and a science journalist who specializes in debunking the supernatural. When he hears about ghostly apparitions in a cemetery in Boone Creek, North Carolina, he leaves his beloved New York City for this small, ...

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The Taking

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn the morning that marks the end of the world they have known, Molly and Neil Sloan awaken to the drumbeat of rain on their roof.

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The Purpose-Driven Life

By: Rick Warren

Translated into over 50 languages, The Purpose Driven Life is far more than just a book; it is a guide to a spiritual journey that has transformed millions of lives.

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Loving Scoundrel

By: Johanna Lindse

Romance about the privileged world of English aristocrats. (P, Pocket Star)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Close Combat: First to Fight

Platform: Windows Xbox Macintosh Wii

Genre: FPS

Publisher: 2K Games MacSoft (Macintosh)

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Constantine

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox mobile phone

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: THQ

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Darkwatch: Curse of the West

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NA Capcom; EU Ubisoft

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Nintendogs

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Pet-raising simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube

Genre: Action, Sandbox

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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