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Thursday 17 May 2012

2012-05-17

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye. Neobychainye priklyucheniya mistera Vesta v strane bolshevikov, directed by Lev Kuleshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Neobychainye priklyucheniya mistera Vesta v strane bolshevikov

Directed by: Lev Kuleshov

Starring: Porfiri Podobed, Boris Barnet, Aleksandra Khokhlova

Country: United States

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Battleship

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Alexander Skarsgrd, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson

Country: United States

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The Dictator

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly

Country: United States

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Hick

Directed by: Derick Martini

Starring: Chlo Grace Moretz, Blake Lively, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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LOL

Directed by: Lisa Azuelos

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Douglas Booth, Ashley Greene

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Roomies

Starring: Brian McDonald, Carolina Mendoza, Brian Naydol, Aaron Starnes

Country: United States

Journey to a Dream

Starring: Tommy Miranda, Ermione Jean, Patrice Alvarez, Anthony Johnson Byles

Country: United States

Seriously?!

Starring: Oliver Gruber

Country: United States

Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast

Starring: Richard Herring, James Acaster, Chris Addison, David Baddiel

Country: United Kingdom

Los Feliz

Starring: Bernard Badion, Stephen Avitabile, Wendy McColm, Eugenie Coetzee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 2012 ?

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:
See famous people born on 17 May
Facts:
  • 2012 East DR Congo conflict: The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s military has been shelling positions it believes are held by rebels who have been fighting the army for weeks in the country's east. (AJE)
  • Clashes between military troops and inmates at a prison in Caracas, Venezuela continue. (''El Universal'')
  • Pop singer Donna Summer dies of lung cancer at the age of 63. (CNN)
  • Unidentified North Koreans seize three Chinese boats with 29 crew and demand payment for their release. (BBC)
  • Daniel B. Shapiro, United States ambassador to Israel, says that the United States ampquotis readyampquot to attack Iran to prevent the development of nuclear weapons within Iran. (CBS News)

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Books

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

Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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Fifty Shades Freed

By: E L James

MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEFIFTY SHADES OF GREY IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREWhen unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their ...

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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The Wind Through The Keyhole

By: Stephen King

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba In The Wind Through the Keyhole, Stephen King returns to the rich landscape of Mid-World, the spectacular territory of the Dark Tower fantasy saga that stands as ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bravely Default

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Square Enix; INT Nintendo

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux Xbox 360 PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

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Diabolical Pitch

Diabolical Pitch

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action, sports

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom


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