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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 The Innocent by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Journey to a Dream. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gunslinger Stratos or Dragon Ball Z: For Kinect.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


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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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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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 11 May 2012 ?

  • 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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  • 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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Sport Games on 11 May 2012

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Cordoba - Gimnastic : 4 - 2
  • Las Palmas - Cartagena : 1 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Reims : 0 - 2
  • Angers - Boulogne : 2 - 1
  • Arles - Metz : 1 - 0
  • Bastia - Nantes : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 11 May 2012
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Bari - Brescia : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 11 May 2012

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

The Innocent

By: David Baldacci

America has enemies--ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can't stop. That's when the U.S. government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hitman who never questions orders

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Fifty Shades Freed

By: E.L. James

MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDESOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREWhen unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably.

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By: Danielle Steel

In this riveting novel, Danielle Steel reveals the dark side of fame and fortune, when a renowned film director confronts an act of unimaginable treachery.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deep Sleep

Platform: Web browser

Genre: Graphic adventure game

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Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

Platform: Windows OS X

Genre: Graphic adventure

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Gunslinger Stratos

Gunslinger Stratos

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Romance

Publisher: Square Enix, Ubisoft

Pac-Man Games

Platform: iOS

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Dragon Ball Z: For Kinect

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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