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Sunday 8 May 2011

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 8, 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 The Pale King by David Foster Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Xanadu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Zombie Megadeath or Dead Space 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 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 8 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2011 Syrian protests:
  • Syrian forces enter the cities of Homs and Tafas, where anti-government demonstrations were taking place. (Al Jazeera)
  • Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa orders an end to the emergency law imposed after anti-government protests. (Al Jazeera)
  • Fourteen people are killed in fighting at the Iraqi Ministry of Interior including six members of the police. (AP via Fox News)
  • 2011 Egyptian revolution:

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Sport Games on 8 May 2011

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Parma : 0 - 0
  • Brescia - Catania : 1 - 2
  • Cagliari - Cesena : 0 - 2
  • Genoa - Sampdoria : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 May 2011
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Frankfurt FSV : 2 - 1
  • Bielefeld - Karlsruhe : 2 - 1
  • Duisburg - Paderborn : 3 - 1
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Hertha : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 8 May 2011
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Espanol : 2 - 0
  • Mallorca - Villarreal : 0 - 0
  • Zaragoza - Osasuna : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 8 May 2011
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Cordoba - Betis : 1 - 1
  • Gimnastic - Granada : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 8 May 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 08, 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 ?

The Pale King

By: David Foster Wallace

The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace.

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I'Ll Walk Alone

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Now in mass market, Mary Higgins Clark’s thirtieth and most spine-chilling novel—“so good that it might as well have come with a soundtrack” (The Columbus Dispatch)—involves the newest and most up-to-date

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Zombie Megadeath

Alien Zombie Megadeath

Platform: PlayStation 3 Windows

Genre: Shooter game action

Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butoden

Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butoden

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai

A Certain Magical Index

A Certain Magical Index

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, comedy-drama, fantasy

Publisher: ASCII Media Works

de Blob 2

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

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: THQ Syfy Kids

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Dead Space 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter, Survival horror

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

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

The Roommate

Studio: Screen Gems

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Fish Tank

Studio: Criterion Collection

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Summer Wars

Studio: Funimation

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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I Want Your Money

Studio: Monarch

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Four Lions

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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