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Thursday 17 March 2011

2011-03-17

It was Thursday, 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 17 March 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Arab Spring and the Libyan civil war: The United Nations Security Council votes 10-0 to create a no-fly zone over Libya in response to allegations of government aggression against civilians.
  • United States bombing of civilians in Pakistan:
  • The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani condemns the U.S. drone attack on civilians in Pakistan, criticising events which saw elders ampquotcarelessly and callously targeted with complete disregard to human life ... in complete violation of human rightsampquot. (BBC)
  • Thousands of opposition supporters rally in Yerevan, Armenia, demanding the resignation of the government. (Armenia News)
  • Hundreds of people protest in western China after the self-immolation of a Tibetan monk in Aba, Sichuan. (BBC)

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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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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 ?

All Zombies Must Die!

All Zombies Must Die!

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Square Enix

Amnesty – the game

Amnesty – the game

Genre: Serious game

CastleMiner

CastleMiner

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG)

Genre: Open world

Publisher: DigitalDNA Games

Code_18

Platform: PlayStation Portable Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Cyberfront

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Dead Space 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter, Survival horror

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Tell the world why 17 March 2011 is such a special date for you!