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Wednesday 9 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 Dictator, directed by Larry Charles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Unnatural Acts by Stuart Woods was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Journey to a Dream. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cinders or F1 2012.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Dictator

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Journey to a Dream

Starring: Tommy Miranda, Ermione Jean, Patrice Alvarez, Anthony Johnson Byles

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 2012 ?

  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
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  • Mexican Drug War:
  • 15 mutilated bodies are found inside two abandoned SUVs in the state of Jalisco, a region that is under dispute between Los Zetas and the Sinaloa Cartel. The Mexican authorities believe the massacre is a response by Los Zetas for the 2012 Nuevo Laredo massacres reportedly carried out by Joaquín Guzmán Loera (a.k.a. ''El Chapo''), Mexico's most-wanted drug lord. (''Houston Chronicle'')
  • A bomb explodes in Daraa, Syria, near a convoy carrying several United Nations observers in the country. (BBC)
  • Missile strikes kill eight militants near the Al-Qaeda stronghold of Jaar in southern Yemen. (Reuters)
  • Mark Rothko's ''Orange, red, yellow'' sells at auction for $86.9 million at Christie's. (BBC)

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

Unnatural Acts

By: Stuart Woods

In Stuart Woods’s bestselling series, Stone Barrington discovers that some jobs don’t pay… When a hedge fund billionaire hires Stone Barrington to talk some sense into his wayward son, it

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The Witness

By: Nora Roberts

NORA ROBERTS' 200th BOOK!In her stunning new novel, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts proves why no one is better “when it comes to flawlessly fusing high-stakes suspense with

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Guilty Wives

By: James Patterson and David Ellis

No husbands allowed Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off of a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever

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By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Analogue: A Hate Story

Analogue: A Hate Story

Platform: Windows/Mac OS X/Linux

Genre: Visual novel, mystery, epistolary

Devil's Attorney

Devil's Attorney

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Street Fighter X Tekken

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows,[1] iOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: MoaCube

F1 2012

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Codemasters, Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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