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Friday 24 June 2011

2011-06-24

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele. Transformers: Dark of the Moon, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent 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 ?

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson

Country: United States

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Mr. Nobody

Directed by: Jaco Van Dormael

Starring: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger

Country: United States

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Drive

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston

Country: United States

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Bernie

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey

Country: United States

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Super 8

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Inside Nature's Giants

Starring: Mark Evans

Country: United Kingdom

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Midway USA's Gun Stories

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Jim Supica

Country: United States

The Chris Gethard Show

Written by: Chris Gethard

Starring: Chris Gethard, Bethany Hall, Mimi Fischer, David Bluvband

Country: United States

Love Your Garden

Starring: Alan Titchmarsh, David Domoney, Frances Tophill, Katie Rushworth

Country: United Kingdom

Two Greedy Italians

Starring: Antonio Carluccio, Gennaro Contaldo

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • ''The New York Times'' reports that a cell phone belonging to Osama bin Laden's courier contains contacts with Harakat-ul-Mujahedeen indicating possible ties with Pakistan's intelligence agencies. (''The New York Times'')
  • Hillary Clinton, the United States Secretary of State, warns of a possible escalation of the 2011 Syrian uprising as Syrian Army forces mass near the border with Turkey. (Sky)
  • Three explosions hit the Myanmar cities of Naypyidaw, Mandalay and Pyin U Lwin. (Reuters)
  • Italian Mario Draghi is appointed as the next President of the European Central Bank, replacing Jean-Claude Trichet on November 1. (Reuters via France 24)
  • Mudslides isolate 1,200 in Japan's Nagano Prefecture. (Kyodo 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 June 2011?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1160
  • Time: Dollar bill illustration divided into five myths about the economy
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11614

Books

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

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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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Hit List

By: Laurell K. Hamilton

We followed the fresh blood even though every molecule in my body was screaming for me to run. Run before dark. Run before the vampires come.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Empires Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Assassin's Creed: Revelations

Platform: PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

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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Dark Souls

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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