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Wednesday 18 May 2011

2011-05-18

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele. X-Men: First Class, directed by Matthew Vaughn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Thor

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman

Country: United States

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Fast Five

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

Country: United States

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Bridesmaids

Directed by: Paul Feig

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Game Sack

Starring: Joe Redifer, David White

Country: United States

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Undergrad

Written by: Evan Iwata, Nick Rodriguez

Starring: Miles du Mosch, Shalini Bathina, Annie Jankowski, Alex Diehl

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 May 2011 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 18 May
Facts:
  • Three Tunisian security officers are killed in a clash with gunmen in the north of the country. (IOL)
  • 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi shell towns and villages in the western mountains in an attempt to capture higher ground. (Al Jazeera)
  • Sources from the Tunisian defence ministry claim that Gaddafi's wife and daughter have fled there. (Reuters)
  • Militants attack a checkpoint near the city of Peshawar in northwest Pakistan, resulting in the deaths of two police officers and 15 insurgents. (AP via ''Houston Chronicle'')

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1154
  • Time: Close-up of FBI Director Bob Mueller
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11578

Books

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

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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Something Borrowed

By: Emily Giffin

Rachel White is the consummate good girl. A hard-working attorney at a large Manhattan law firm and a diligent maid of honor to her charmed best friend Darcy, Rachel has always played by all the rules.

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Bossypants

By: Tina Fe

The comedy writer and star of 30 Rock riffs on her life and career. (H, Little, Brown)

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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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APOX

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real Time Strategy, Indie, Action

Publisher: BlueGiant Interactive

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Asphalt 3D

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Racing

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Battle Nations

Platform: iOS, OS X, Android, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, simulation

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Bulletstorm

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Tell the world why 18 May 2011 is such a special date for you!