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Tuesday 24 May 2011

2011-05-24

It was Tuesday, 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 24 May 2011 ?

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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Facts:
  • Clashes break out in southern Tunisia between local residents and Libyan refugees fleeing that country's civil war. (Reuters)
  • Fresh clashes take place in Yemen between police and opposition tribesmen who have taken control of several government buildings in the capital Sana'a. (AFP via Google News)
  • Smoke is seen rising from Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli, Libya, following a NATO airstrike which reportedly kills three people. (AFP via News Limited)
  • A suicide bomber attacks the headquarters of Kazakhstan's security service, causing casualties. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • A roadside bomb in Afghanistan's Kandahar Province kills ten people and injures 28. (AP via ''Houston Chronicle'')

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A Rubik's cube comprised of the flags of Pakistan and America
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11594
  • Time: An illustration of Osama bin Laden with a red X on it.

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 ?

Async Corp.

Async Corp.

Platform: iOS

Battle vs. Chess

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

Genre: Board game

Publisher: TopWare Interactive SouthPeak Games (US)

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Breach

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, tactical shooter

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CastleMiner

CastleMiner

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG)

Genre: Open world

Publisher: DigitalDNA Games

Dance Central 2

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Rhythm game

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