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Tuesday 12 May 2009

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Up, directed by Pete Docter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while Losing Mum And Pup by Christopher Buckley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Great Queen Seondeok. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds or Brave: A Warrior's Tale.
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 ?


Directed by: Pete Docter

Starring: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger

Country: United States

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Angels & Demons

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer

Country: United States

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Terminator Salvation

Directed by: McG

Starring: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin

Country: United States

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Directed by: Mark Waters

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Emma Stone

Country: United States

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Directed by: Gavin Hood

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Horrible Histories

Starring: Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Ben Willbond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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On the Road Weekly

Written by: Nancy Criss

Starring: Nancy Criss, Zana Mitchell, Nicole Taylor, Tracy Wright

Country: United States

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Victorian Farm

Starring: Stephen Noonan, Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 2009 ?

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 12 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Antonio Vega: Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Nacha Pop) (d. 2009).
  • The Liberal Party wins a majority of seats in British Columbia's general election. (Bloomberg)
  • The Army raids a Taliban military base in Swat, Pakistan. (BBC)
  • Suspected Nazi death-camp officer John Demjanjuk arrives in Munich, Germany, to begin his trial. (''New York Times'')
  • Combat between the government and the Islamic Courts Union kills at least 123 people in Mogadishu, Somalia. (BBC)
  • The United States obtains its first seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 12 May 2009

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Leverkusen : 3 - 0
  • FC Koln - Hertha : 1 - 2
  • Karlsruhe - Hannover : 2 - 3
  • Wolfsburg - Dortmund : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 May 2009
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 0
  • Duisburg - Oberhausen : 1 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - Augsburg : 3 - 3
  • Wehen - Munich 1860 : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 May 2009
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Guingamp - Montpellier : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 12 May 2009
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lyon - Nantes : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 12 May 2009

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2009?

  • Time: Covers of The Most Influential People in The World
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11232
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1046


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

Losing Mum And Pup

By: Christopher Buckley

In twelve months between 2007 and 2008, Christopher Buckley coped with the passing of his father, William F. Buckley, the father of the modern conservative movement, and his mother, Patricia Taylor

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Home Safe

By: Elizabeth Berg

In this stunning novel, beloved bestselling author Elizabeth Berg weaves a beautifully written and richly resonant story of a mother and daughter in emotional transit.

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Summer On Blossom Street

By: Debbie Macomber

Knitting and life.They're both about beginnings—and endings. That's why Lydia Goetz, owner of A Good Yarn on Seattle's Blossom Street, offers a class called Knit to Quit.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Angry Birds

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Chillingo Clickgamer (iOS and PSP versions) Rovio Mobile

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Blue Toad Murder Files

Platform: PlayStation 3, Windows iPhone

Publisher: Relentless Software

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Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Platform: PSP, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Evolved Games SouthPeak Interactive

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The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena

Platform: Mac OS X, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter, action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Atari

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Contra ReBirth

Contra ReBirth

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

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