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Wednesday 16 March 2011

2011-03-16

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Born This Way by Lady GaGa. Detention, directed by Joseph Kahn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult 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 ?

Detention

Directed by: Joseph Kahn

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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L'argent

Directed by: Marcel L'Herbier

Starring: Brigitte Helm, Marie Glory, Yvette Guilbert

Country: United States

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Just Go with It

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Brooklyn Decker

Country: United States

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I Saw the Devil

Directed by: Jee-woon Kim

Starring: Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi, Gook-hwan Jeon

Country: United States

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TRON: Legacy

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Half in the Bag

Starring: Mike Stoklasa, Jay Bauman, Rich Evans

Country: United States

How I Made My Millions

Starring: Tyler Mathisen

Country: United States

Fumbling Thru the Pieces

Starring: Kelsey Robinson, Hillary B. Smith, Robert Maffia, Diane Delano

Country: United States

Ruin the Internet Comedy

Starring: Ben Mekler, Christopher Amick, Michael Felker

Country: United States

None Piece

Starring: Nick Lizzo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Arab Spring:
  • Bahrain security forces drive out protestors from the Pearl Roundabout, resulting in several deaths. (Ynet)
  • Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi shell Misrata as the civil war continues and start an assault on Ajdabiya the last town before the rebel stronghold of Benghazi. (BBC)
  • Demonstrators defy a government ban in the Syrian capital Damascus and protest for a second day, demanding the release of political prisoners. (Ahram Online)
  • The Israeli Air Force attacks a training site of the Palestinian militant group Al Qassam brigades in the southern part of Gaza City in response to a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip at the Israeli southern communities in the Sdot Negev Regional Council in the southern district of Israel. Palestinians reported that three people were killed in the attack and three were wounded. (idfspokesperson.com)

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Lady GaGa - Born This Way
  2. F**K You (Forget You) - Cee Lo Green
  3. S&M - Rihanna
  4. S&M - Rihanna
  5. F**kin' Perfect - P!nk
  6. Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor
  7. Bruno Mars - Grenade
  8. Blow - Ke$ha
  9. Katy Perry - E.T.
  10. Enrique Iglesias - Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A "We're #1" foam finger points downward
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11541
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1145

Books

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

Sing You Home

By: Jodi Picoult

Every life has a soundtrack. All you have to do is listen. In the aftermath of a series of personal tragedies, Zoe throws herself into her career as a music therapist.

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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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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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A Creed in Stone Creek

By: Linda Lael Miller

When single attorney Steven Creed becomes guardian of an orphaned five-year-old boy, he trades his big-city law firm for a ranch near his McKettrick kin in the close-knit community of Stone Creek, Arizona.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AFL

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Platform: DS, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Dance

Publisher: NA Majesco Entertainment; EU 505 Games

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Cannon Fodder 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Game Factory Interactive

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Civilization World

Platform: Facebook Platform

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: 2K Games

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Pac-Man Battle Royale

Pac-Man Battle Royale

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade, Maze chase

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games


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