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Wednesday 15 June 2011

2011-06-15

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele. Drive, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Drive

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston

Country: United States

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Bernie

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey

Country: United States

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Super 8

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler

Country: United States

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X-Men: First Class

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence

Country: United States

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Midnight in Paris

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Chris Gethard Show

Written by: Chris Gethard

Starring: Chris Gethard, Bethany Hall, Mimi Fischer, David Bluvband

Country: United States

Love Your Garden

Starring: Alan Titchmarsh, David Domoney, Frances Tophill, Katie Rushworth

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 June 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
  • Malawi's Freedom Day
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 15 June
Facts:
  • 2011 Greek uprising:
  • Greek unions initiate a general strike, with protesters vowing to surround the Hellenic Parliament as it prepares to discuss its plans for financial cuts. (euronews)
  • Greek and Spanish flags fill parliament square alongside banners reading ampquotResistampquot and ''¡no pasarán!'' (they shall not pass), dating from the Spanish Civil War. (''DAWN'')
  • The protesters call themselves the ampquotindignantsampquot in solidarity with their Spanish counterparts who camped against cuts in Madrid and Barcelona until the Spanish police forced them out. (BBC)
  • Police descend in droves on the parliament building, blocking the protesters from forming a human ring around it, firing water cannon at the protesters and barricading their path. (Deutsche Welle)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Picture of Dr. Oz as a doctor and patient
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11597
  • Time: Illustration of the optimistic brain

Books

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

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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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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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beat Hazard

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iOS, Android

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Cold Beam Games

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Bit.Trip Complete

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (NA) Rising Star Games (EU)

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Capsized

Capsized

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iPad, Linux, OS X, Xbox 360

Genre: Platformer, run and gun

Publisher: Alientrap, indiePub (iOS)

Chaos Code

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Arc System Works

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Cubic Ninja

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA/EU/AUS Ubisoft; JP AQ Interactive

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