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Friday 11 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. Battleship, directed by Peter Berg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Journey to a Dream. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Code of Princess or Cortex Command.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Journey to a Dream

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

Country: United States

Seriously?!

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

Los Feliz

Starring: Bernard Badion, Stephen Avitabile, Wendy McColm, Eugenie Coetzee

Country: United States

The Most Popular Girls in School

Starring: Lily Vonnegut, Carlo Moss, Kate Frisbee, Garrett Mendez

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Battleship

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Alexander Skarsgrd, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson

Country: United States

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The Dictator

Directed by: Larry Charles

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

Country: United States

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Hick

Directed by: Derick Martini

Starring: Chlo Grace Moretz, Blake Lively, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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LOL

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
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Facts:
  • Syrian uprising: the death toll of the May 10 Damascus double bombing reaches 55, with as many as 370 reportedly injured. Syrian authorities claim that over of explosives were used in the attacks. (''Daily Mail'')
  • Mexican Drug War: Gunmen open fire on an ''El Mañana'' newspaper office in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, shortly after drug-related massacres in the city. (''Washington Post'')
  • The United States Armed Forces are embroiled in controversy over a defunct officer training course called ''Perspectives on Islam and Islamic Radicalism'', which taught that Islam is America's irreconcilable enemy. (''Democracy Now'')
  • An American study reveals that North Koreans have an increasing level of informal access to foreign media, despite the intense censorship efforts of the North Korean government. (BBC)
  • Security is tightened in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, ahead of anti-China protests amid an ongoing Sino-Philippine territorial dispute in the South China Sea. (Reuters)

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Books

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

Fifty Shades Darker

By: E L James

E L James revisits the world of Fifty Shades with a deeper and darker take on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the globe.

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Mockingjay

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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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Code of Princess

Platform: Nintendo 3DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

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Cortex Command

Cortex Command

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Data Realms LLC

Dramatical Murder

Platform: PC

Genre: Science fiction, Drama

Publisher: Nitro+chiral

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Escape Plan

Platform: PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

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Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Phoenix Online Studios, Reverb Publishing

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