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Monday 24 May 2010

2010-05-24

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to OMG by Usher. Robin Hood, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Robin Hood

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen

Country: United States

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Iron Man 2

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow

Country: United States

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The Story of the Fox

Directed by: Irene Starewicz

Starring: Claude Dauphin, Romain Bouquet, Sylvain Itkine

Country: United States

Clash of the Titans

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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How to Train Your Dragon

Directed by: Dean DeBlois

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Awkward Embraces

Starring: Jessica Mills, Lyndsey Doolen, Candis Phlegm

Country: United States

Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule

Written by: Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Eric Wareheim

Starring: John C. Reilly, Carol Kraft

Country: United States

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How the Universe Works

Starring: Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller, Hakeem Oluseyi, Phil Plait

Country: United States

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Venice Boulevard

Starring: Andre Boyer, CJ Johnson, Channing Ross

Country: United States

We Are with the Band

Starring: Heleya de Barros, Vivian Kerr, Jules Willcox, Gabriel Oliva

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 2010 ?

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:
See famous people born on 24 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Gray: American bassist (Slipknot) (Born 1972).
  • Anneliese Rothenberger: Anneliese Rothenberger (19 June 1924 – 24 May 2010) was a German operatic soprano who had an active international performance career which spanned from 1943 to 1983.
  • Virendra Bhatia: Indian politician (Born 1947).
  • Ray Alan: English ventriloquist & television entertainer (Born 1930).
  • Tapen Chatterjee: Bengali actor from India (Born 1937).
Facts:
  • Trinidad and Tobago holds a general election, resulting in the victory of the United National Congress, and Kamla Persad-Bissessar becoming its first female Prime Minister. (Xinhua)
  • The death toll as a result of severe flooding in Poland reaches 15 as Interior Minister Jerzy Miller says ampquotThe situation is worse than expectedampquot. (RTÉ)
  • Hamas announces that it will boycott Palestinian municipal elections, saying said that the elections were being held under the supervision of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s “unconstitutional government” and would lack fairness and credibility. (''The Jerusalem Post'')
  • Israel:
  • President of Israel Shimon Peres denies a claims that there was an alleged nuclear pact between Israel and South Africa. (''The Jerusalem Post'')

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2010?

  • Time: Elizabeth Warren, Mary Schapiro and Sheila Bair
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11425
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1103

Books

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

Dead in the Family

By: Charlaine Harris

After enduring torture and the loss of loved ones during the brief but deadly Fae War, Sookie Stackhouse is hurt and she's mad. Just about the only bright spot in her life is the love she thinks she feels for ...

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Spoken From the Heart

By: Laura Bush

In this brave, beautiful, and deeply personal memoir, Laura Bush, one of our most beloved and private first ladies, tells her own extraordinary story.Born in the boom-and-bust oil town of Midland, Texas, Laura Welch grew up as an only child ...

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Savor the Moment

By: Nora Roberts

New love takes the cake in the third novel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts's Bride Quartet.Wedding baker Laurel McBane is surrounded by romance working at Vows wedding planning company with her best friends Parker, Emma, and ...

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The Kane Chronicles, Book 1: The Red Pyramid

By: Rick Riordan

Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Attack of the Movies 3D

Platform: Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 iOS Kindle Fire

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Darkstar: The Interactive Movie

Darkstar: The Interactive Movie

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie

DJMAX Portable 3

DJMAX Portable 3

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: SK Pentavision; NA PM Studios; JP CyberFront

Pac-Man Party

Platform: Wii Nintendo 3DS Windows Phone 7

Genre: Party game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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