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Sunday 24 May 2009

2009-05-24

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 Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Up, directed by Pete Docter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan was one of the best selling books.
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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 ?

Film Riot

Starring: Ryan Connolly, Josh Connolly, Timmy Allen, Arris Quinones

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 2009 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jay Bennett: American guitarist and singer-songwriter (Wilco) (Born 1963).
Facts:
  • Brazilian driver Hélio Castroneves wins automobile racing's 93rd Indianapolis 500. (ESPN)
  • The Deccan Chargers defeat the Royal Challengers Bangalore to win the Indian Premier League. (''The Hindu'')
  • The Austrian film ''The White Ribbon'' wins the Golden Palm at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. (''The Guardian'')
  • The Space Shuttle ''Atlantis'' lands at Edwards Air Force Base in California, United States, after completing the final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope. (NASA)
  • Eleven people are killed during a stampede at the Mawazine world music festival in Rabat, Morocco. (France 24)

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Books

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

Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5: The Last Olympian

By: Rick Riordan

All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds are against them. Kronos is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, his power only grows.

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Dead and Gone

By: Charlaine Harris

Visit our Sookie Stackhouse series feature page.When the weres and shifters finally come out, the residents of Bon Temps, Louisiana, must deal with the violent aftermath.

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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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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 ?

All Star Cheer Squad 2

All Star Cheer Squad 2

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports, Music

Publisher: THQ

BattleForge

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bayonetta

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega (360, PS3) Nintendo (Wii U)

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Beat It!

Platform: iOS

Genre: Rhythm game

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Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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