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Wednesday 11 May 2011

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 11, 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. The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Bossypants by Tina Fey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Xanadu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: The Old Republic or Bug Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 11 May 2011

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

The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

Country: United States

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Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks

Country: United States

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Directed by: Lars von Trier

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Alexander Skarsgård

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Age of Heroes

Directed by: Adrian Vitoria

Starring: Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Aksel Hennie, Izabella Miko

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Midnight in Paris

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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


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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Directed by: Marty Callner

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Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 2011 ?

  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
Famous Birthdays:
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  • 2011 Syrian uprising: Syrian Army tanks shell the suburb of Bab Amro in the city of Homs, killing at least five people. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • Opposition forces in Misrata claim to have seized the city's airport from forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi. (Al Jazeera)
  • NATO launches four more air strikes on Tripoli. (BBC)
  • Two grenades are thrown into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Karachi, Pakistan no injures are reported. (Al Arabiya)

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Sport Games on 11 May 2011

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Almeria - Villarreal : 0 - 0
  • Espanol - Valencia : 2 - 2
  • Hercules - Mallorca : 2 - 2
  • Levante - Barcelona : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 11 May 2011
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Numancia : 1 - 2
  • Betis - Tenerife : 3 - 1
  • Ponferradina - Barcelona B : 2 - 2
  • Recreativo - Gimnastic : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 11 May 2011
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Lyon : 4 - 0
  • Lens - Bordeaux : 1 - 0
  • Marseille - Brest : 3 - 0
  • Montpellier - Lorient : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 11 May 2011
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Hearts - Celtic : 0 - 3
  • Inverness C - Hibernian : 2 - 0
  • Motherwell - Kilmarnock : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 11 May 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 11, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
  2. Sure Thing - Miguel
  3. All Of The Lights - Kanye West
  4. Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
  5. Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
  6. Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
  7. Racks - YC Featuring Future
  8. 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
  9. Roll Up - Wiz Khalifa
  10. Love Faces - Trey Songz
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Lluvia Al Corazon - Mana
  2. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  3. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  4. Violento - Gracias A Dios
  5. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  6. El Culpable - Espinoza Paz
  7. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  8. Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
  9. Contestame El Telefono - Alexis & Fido Featuring Flex
  10. Tonight (I'm Lovin' You) - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank E
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Rope - Foo Fighters
  2. Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
  3. Country Song - Seether
  4. The Cave - Mumford & Sons
  5. The Black Keys - Howlin' For You
  6. Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
  7. Adolescents - Incubus
  8. Burn - Papa Roach
  9. Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
  10. Rip Tide - Sick Puppies


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


By: Tina Fey

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a

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Save Me

By: Lisa Scottoline

New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline's Save Me will touch the heart of every woman, as its heroine, the unforgettable Rose McKenna, makes a split-second decision that alters the course

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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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The Emperor Of All Maladies

By: Siddhartha Mukherjee

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle: Los Angeles

Battle: Los Angeles

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 OnLive

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Brawl Busters

Brawl Busters

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action Game

Publisher: Rock Hippo Productions Ltd. & Weezor Inc.

BloodRayne: Betrayal

BloodRayne: Betrayal

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, hack and slash, platform

Publisher: JP Arc System Works (PS3); NA Majesco Entertainment (PS3, X360); WW Midnight City (PC)

Bug Heroes

Bug Heroes

Platform: iOS

Genre: Adventure

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Platform: Microsoft Windows


Publisher: Electronic Arts

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Camera That Honors the Flip

Casio calls the simple-to-operate Tryx “the Flip of still cameras” in tribute to the now-defunct pocket camcorder. [..]

A Social Networking Device for Smokers

Blu, the maker of electronic cigarettes, has developed sensors that will let users know when other e-smokers are nearby. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.15
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $104.25
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $89.89
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $41.48
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.3222 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.7582 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9226 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.95 CNY

Home videos

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


Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Jane Eyre

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: Disney

Format: 70th Anniversary Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack

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Fading of the Cries

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Ticking Clock

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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