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Wednesday 2 May 2012

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, directed by John Madden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Lost Years by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seriously?!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Borderlands 2 or Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Directed by: Lisa Azuelos

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Douglas Booth, Ashley Greene

Country: United States

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The Five-Year Engagement

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt

Country: United States

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The Raven

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans

Country: United States

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The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Directed by: Peter Lord

Starring: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?


Starring: Oliver Gruber

Country: United States

Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast

Starring: Richard Herring, James Acaster, Chris Addison, David Baddiel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Satyamev Jayate

Starring: Aamir Khan

Country: India

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Los Feliz

Starring: Bernard Badion, Stephen Avitabile, Wendy McColm, Eugenie Coetzee

Country: United States

The Most Popular Girls in School

Starring: Lily Vonnegut, Carlo Moss, Kate Frisbee, Garrett Mendez

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 2012 ?

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
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  • A pastel version of ''The Scream'', by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, sells for US$120 million in a New York City auction, setting a new world record for an auctioned work of art.
  • Arab Spring:
  • At least 20 people are killed in Cairo as unidentified attackers unleash rocks, clubs, firebombs and shotguns on a protest near the Egyptian Ministry of Defence. Police and the military intervene after six hours. (BBC)
  • The New York-based Human Rights Watch accuses Syrian forces of continuing their killing sprees in opposition areas even after peace talks began. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2012 South Sudan–Sudan border conflict: The United Nations Security Council passes a resolution threatening sanctions if hostilities do not end within 48 hours. (Al Jazeera)

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Sport Games on 2 May 2012

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Catania - Bologna : 0 - 1
  • Cesena - Udinese : 0 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Novara : 2 - 2
  • Genoa - Cagliari : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 2 May 2012
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Real Madrid : 0 - 3
  • Ath Madrid - Sociedad : 1 - 1
  • Barcelona - Malaga : 4 - 1
  • Mallorca - Vallecano : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 2 May 2012
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Sochaux : 2 - 1
  • Bordeaux - Rennes : 2 - 0
  • Brest - Toulouse : 0 - 0
  • Caen - Lorient : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 2 May 2012
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Hibernian : 1 - 2
  • Bolton - Tottenham : 1 - 4
  • Chelsea - Newcastle : 0 - 2
  • Inverness C - Dunfermline : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 2 May 2012

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

The Lost Years

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Now in mass market, the latest suspense from #1 New York Times bestselling author and Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, where a biblical scholar is found murdered shortly after discovering the most revered and holy document in human history, ...

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Trickle Down Tyranny

By: Michael Savage

“A blazing flamethrower of truth, Michael Savage pulls no punches and goes right for the jugular with facts, not vacuous hyperbole.”—Ted

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The Innocent

By: David Baldacci

America has enemies--ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can't stop. That's when the U.S. government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hitman who never questions orders

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The Lifeboat

By: Charlotte Rogan

Grace Winter, 22, is both a newlywed and a widow. She is also on trial for her life.In the summer of 1914, the elegant ocean liner carrying Grace and her husband

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cortex Command

Cortex Command

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Data Realms LLC

Borderlands 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux[1] PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita Xbox 360 PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter, action role-playing

Publisher: 2K Games

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Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Emo Ray vs the Intergalactic Teddy Bears

Platform: PlayStation Home

Genre: Open world

Publisher: Sony

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: EU NIS America

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Diabolical Pitch

Diabolical Pitch

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action, sports

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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