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Friday 17 June 2011

2011-06-17

It was Friday, 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..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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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 17 June 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Yonhap news agency reports that South Korea has deployed precision-guided missiles capable of hitting the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. (Yonhap News)
  • Reuters quotes commodities traders who have observed in recent months that ampquotviolent, often inexplicable price movesampquot are becoming a good deal more common, especially in energy commodities such as natural gas. (Reuters)
  • More than 16,000 people remain isolated and 3,350 are waiting to return to their homes due to continued flooding on the Mid North Coast of the Australian state of New South Wales. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • The U.N. Human Rights Council issues its first condemnation of discrimination against gays, lesbians and transgender people. (AP via Forbes)
  • An internal Chinese government report, mistakenly made public, shows that more than ten thousand corrupt officials transferred US$123 billion worth of embezzled funds out of the country over 15 years. (''Wall Street Journal'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11615
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1159
  • Time: Picture of Dr. Oz as a doctor and patient

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 ?

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, Android, Symbian^3

Genre: Action-adventure, platformer, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft, Gameloft (iOS, Android)

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Age of Empires Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Angry Birds Rio

Platform: iOS, Android, OS X, Windows, Symbian OS, webOS, BlackBerry Tablet OS, Windows Phone

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Crimzon Clover

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Yotsubane, Degica

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de Blob 2

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: THQ Syfy Kids

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