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Friday 4 May 2012

It was Friday, 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. Hick, directed by Derick Martini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hakesher Haisraeli Conspiracy with Ben Caspit. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crosswords Plus or Dokuro.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


Directed by: Derick Martini

Starring: Chlo Grace Moretz, Blake Lively, Rory Culkin

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 Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith

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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Hakesher Haisraeli Conspiracy with Ben Caspit

Starring: Ben Caspit

Country: Israel


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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 2012 ?

  • 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).
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  • At least one person is killed and at least 373 others are wounded when armed forces fire water cannon, tear gas and rocks on demonstrators near Egypt's defence ministry in Cairo. (Al Jazeera)
  • Official figures indicate that at least 144 people were injured at an Armenian government campaign event in Yerevan's central square after an explosion during a political rally. (Al Jazeera)
  • At least eleven people are killed in a suicide bombing attack in a crowded market in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency. (Reuters via MSNBC)
  • Mexican Drug War
  • 23 bodies—14 of them decapitated and 9 of them hanged from a bridge—were found in the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo those killed were reportedly members of the Gulf Cartel who were killed by Los Zetas, a rival cartel. (Yahoo! News)

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Sport Games on 4 May 2012

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alcoyano - Cordoba : 3 - 3
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Boulogne - Laval : 3 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Tours : 1 - 3
  • Clermont - Sedan : 1 - 1
  • Istres - Angers : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Calico Joe

By: John Grisham

“Grisham knocks it out of the park.”—The Washington Post It’s the summer of 1973, and Joe Castle is the boy wonder of baseball, the greatest rookie anyone has ever seen.

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By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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By: Jonah Lehrer

This book was pulled from shelves when it came to light that the author fabricated many parts. ISBN is 9780547386072.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Angry Birds Friends

Angry Birds Friends

Platform: Android, iOS, Facebook (Adobe Flash)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation

Platform: PlayStation Vita PlayStation 3 Microsoft Windows Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, OS X, Android, Linux

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Atari

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Crosswords Plus

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: PlayStation Vita, iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle[6]

Publisher: GungHo Online Entertainment[1]

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