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Sunday 17 May 2009

2009-05-17

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Up, directed by Pete Docter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The 8th Confession by James Patterson 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 ?

Up

Directed by: Pete Docter

Starring: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger

Country: United States

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Angels & Demons

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer

Country: United States

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Terminator Salvation

Directed by: McG

Starring: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin

Country: United States

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Directed by: Mark Waters

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Emma Stone

Country: United States

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Directed by: Gavin Hood

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

We're Alive

Starring: Jim Gleason, Nate Geez, Elisa Eliot, Claire Dodin

Country: United States

Nemesis

Starring: Xiomara Cintron

Country: United States

Think Hero TV

Starring: Kristen Nedopak

Country: United States

Stranger Among Bears

Starring: Michael Brandon, Richard Terry, Charlie Vandergaw

Country: United States

Wainwright Walks: Coast to Coast

Starring: Julia Bradbury, Nik Wood Jones

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Al-Shabaab captures Jowhar, Somalia, from the Transitional Federal Government. (BBC)
  • Four oil companies announce a plan to supply Europe with natural gas from Kurdistan, Iraq, via the Nabucco pipeline. (BBC)
  • Peru's Armed Forces are authorized to aid the National Police for 30 days in a dispute with indigenous peoples. (BBC)
  • The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam agree to a ceasefire in Sri Lanka's civil war. (CNN)
  • A 4.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Inglewood and Lennox, California, United States. (Sky News)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2009?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1047
  • Time: Covers of The Most Influential People in The World
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11232

Books

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

The 8th Confession

By: James Patterson

THE SIZZLING #1 BESTSELLERSomeone is killing the richest people in the city - and the Women's Murder Club will pay a high price for hunting him.

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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Vision in White

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a novel of love, friendship, and family in Book One in the Bride Quartet.Wedding photographer Mackensie "Mac" Elliot is most at home behind the camera, but her focus is shattered moments ...

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Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

101-in-1 Party Megamix

Platform: Wii, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Party

Publisher: Atlus (US) Nordcurrent (EU)

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Bit.Trip Core

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, OS X

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (WiiWare) Gaijin Games (PC)

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Cricket Revolution

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindstorm Studios

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Lego Rock Band

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

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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SpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-Off

SpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-Off

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Play THQ


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