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Sunday 22 May 2011

2011-05-22

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. 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 Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris 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 ?

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 22 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2011 Yemen protests:
  • Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh reportedly refuses to sign a Gulf-brokered accord allowing him to resign within 30 days in exchange for immunity the opposition signed the deal yesterday. (Al Jazeera)
  • The embassy of the United Arab Emirates is attacked in the capital Sana'a as it holds a meeting of Arab and Western mediators leading to an evacuation by helicopter. (CNN)
  • 2011 Libyan civil war: NATO warplanes attack the port of Tripoli and the residence of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (AFP via France 24)
  • Gunmen wearing explosive suicide vests storm a government building in Khost, Afghanistan. (AP via Forbes)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: An illustration of Osama bin Laden with a red X on it.
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1155
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1154

Books

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

Dead Reckoning

By: Charlaine Harris

With her knack for being in trouble's way, Sookie witnesses the firebombing of Merlotte's, the bar where she works. Since Sam Merlotte is now known to be two-natured, suspicion falls immediately on the anti-shifters in the area.

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The Throne of Fire

By: Rick Riordan

In this exciting second installment of the three-book series, Carter and Sadie, offspring of the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane, embark on a worldwide search for the Book of Ra, but the House of Life and the gods of chaos ...

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10th Anniversary

By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

10th Anniversary

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atom Zombie Smasher

Atom Zombie Smasher

Platform: Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Real-time strategy

Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer

Platform: PlayStation 3 Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Alternative sports (horse racing)

Publisher: Tecmo Koei

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Disney Universe

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Wii Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting, Beat 'em up

Publisher: THQ Vivendi Games

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