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Wednesday 4 May 2011

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to E.T. by Katy Perry. Midnight in Paris, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Eve by Iris Johansen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Xanadu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Pixel Racing or Bleach: Soul Resurrección.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 May 2011

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Movies

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

Midnight in Paris

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Kurt Fuller

Country: United States

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We Need to Talk About Kevin

Directed by: Lynne Ramsay

Starring: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller, Jasper Newell

Country: United States

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Miss Bala

Directed by: Gerardo Naranjo

Starring: Stephanie Sigman, Noé Hernández, Irene Azuela, Jose Yenque

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Scents and Sensibility

Directed by: Brian Brough

Starring: Ashley Williams, Marla Sokoloff, Nick Zano, Brad Johnson

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Blitz

Directed by: Elliott Lester

Starring: Jason Statham, Paddy Considine, Aidan Gillen, Zawe Ashton

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TV Series

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

Xanadu

Directed by: CNBC

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My Babysitter's a Vampire

Directed by: Bruce McDonald

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Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

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Camelot

Directed by: Marty Callner

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Rango

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2011 Syrian uprising
  • Syrian security forces arrest two people outside of the University of Damascus as student demonstrators rally for the release of political detainees and army convoys and tanks rolled into the capital city, setting up what eyewitnesses described as a base in the central square. (Sky News)
  • More than 1,000 people are arrested in Syria amid ongoing protests (UPI)
  • Eye-witness reports say dozens are killed in clashes as thousands of people across Syria rallied to show support for residents of the southern border city of Daraa who have been living under siege since government forces attacked earlier this week. (CNN)
  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and urges him to immediately end the violent crackdown against anti-government protesters in Syria, as Syrian tanks and armored vehicles deployed around the town of Rastan, witnesses said, raising fears of another deadly attack on protesters challenging Assad's rule. (Channel 6 News)

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Sport Games on 4 May 2011

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Inverness C - Celtic : 3 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 04, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2011 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Katy Perry - E.T.
  2. Adele - Rolling In The Deep
  3. The Black Eyed Peas - Just Can't Get Enough
  4. S&M - Rihanna
  5. Down On Me - Jeremih
  6. Bruno Mars - The Lazy Song
  7. Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor
  8. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown
  9. Blow - Ke$ha
  10. F**K You (Forget You) - Cee Lo Green
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
  2. All Of The Lights - Kanye West
  3. Sure Thing - Miguel
  4. Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
  5. Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
  6. 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
  7. Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
  8. Love Faces - Trey Songz
  9. Roll Up - Wiz Khalifa
  10. Racks - YC Featuring Future
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Lluvia Al Corazon - Mana
  2. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  3. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  4. El Culpable - Espinoza Paz
  5. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  6. Violento - Gracias A Dios
  7. Contestame El Telefono - Alexis & Fido Featuring Flex
  8. Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  9. Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  10. Habitacion 69 - Banda Los Recoditos
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Rope - Foo Fighters
  2. Country Song - Seether
  3. Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
  4. The Cave - Mumford & Sons
  5. Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
  6. The Black Keys - Howlin' For You
  7. Adolescents - Incubus
  8. Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
  9. Burn - Papa Roach
  10. Stone Sour - Say You'll Haunt Me

Books

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

Eve

By: Iris Johansen

Eve Duncan's mission in life is to bring closure to the families who have experienced the agony of a missing child.

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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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The Social Animal

By: David Brooks

With unequaled insight and brio, David Brooks, the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bobos in Paradise, has long explored and explained the way we live.

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She Walks In Beauty

By: Caroline Kennedy

In She Walks in Beauty, Caroline Kennedy has once again marshaled the gifts of our greatest poets to pay a very personal tribute to the human experience, this time to the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

don't take it personally, babe, it just ain't your story

don't take it personally, babe, it just ain't your story

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Visual novel

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

3D Pixel Racing

3D Pixel Racing

Platform: WiiWare, iOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microforum Games

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA NIS America; EU NIS America

Cubic Ninja

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA/EU/AUS Ubisoft; JP AQ Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.58
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $103.58
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $89.95
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.38
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.5402 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.7724 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8979 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.967 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Faster

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Red Riding Hood

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Pete Smalls Is Dead

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD

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My Soul to Take

Studio: Rogue Pictures

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Hangover Part II

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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