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Thursday 5 May 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bear Jarecki . 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 Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Xanadu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DragonVale or Catherine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 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 5 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bear Jarecki: American child of noted family, his mom is actress Alicia Silverstone and his dad is Christopher Jarecki.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Foreign investment into Latin America grows by around 40%, with China named as the fastest growing investor in the region. (''People's Daily'')
  • 2011 Libyan civil war
  • Members of the multi-state coalition conducting the military campaign in Libya hold talks in Rome, Italy, and agree to set up a new fund to aid Libyan rebels, with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promising to use frozen assets of Muammar Gaddafi's regime. (''The Jerusalem Post'')
  • Mortar rounds fired from Libya land near the Tunisian border town of Dehiba. (Reuters Alertnet)
  • 2011 Syrian protests:

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 05, 2011 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Something Borrowed

By: Emily Giffin

Rachel White is the consummate good girl. A hard-working attorney at a large Manhattan law firm and a diligent maid of honor to her charmed best friend Darcy, Rachel has always played by all the rules.

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The Land Of Painted Caves

By: Jean M. Auel

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBONUS: This edition contains a reading guide and an interview with Jean M. Auel. In this, the extraordinary conclusion of the ice-age epic series, Earth’s Children®,

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Toys

By: James Patterson, Neil McMahon

James Bond and Jason Bourne have just been topped! A battle for the world is set into unstoppable motion and Hays Baker is the only one who can save it.Hays

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Quicksilver

By: Amanda Quick

A Victorian glass-reader and a psychic investigator play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a killer determined to trap them in the second installment of the New York Times

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brink

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Catherine

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Puzzle platformer, adventure

Publisher: Atlus

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Dead Block

Dead Block

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN), Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Digital Reality

X-Men: Destiny

Platform: Nintendo DS; PlayStation 3; Xbox 360; Wii

Genre: Beat 'em up; Action role-playing

Publisher: Activision

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DragonVale

DragonVale

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Park Simulator

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.25
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $100.15
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $89.09
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.65
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.4627 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.7214 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8999 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.885 CNY

Home videos

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

Attack the Block

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Rapt

Studio: Lorber Films

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Change-Up

Studio: Universal

Format: Unrated DVD & Blu-ray

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The Virginity Hit

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD

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The Last Godfather

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD

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