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Thursday 12 May 2011

US date format: 5/12/2011, UK date format: 12/5/2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). 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 The Sixth Man by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Xanadu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deca Sports Extreme or Bleach: Soul Resurrección.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 May 2011

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Movies

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 of America

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Drive

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

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

Country: United States of America

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Melancholia

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 of America

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TV Series

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

Xanadu

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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Camelot

Directed by: Marty Callner

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Rango

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Facts:
  • The Syrian military continues to crack down on protesters, with students in the city of Aleppo the latest target. (Al Jazeera)
  • Two anti-government protesters are killed by Yemeni security forces. (AP via Google News)
  • 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appears on state television for the first time in two weeks. (IOL)
  • The North Korean embassy in Tripoli is reportedly damaged in a NATO air raid. (Xinhua)

Sport Games on 12 May 2011

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Girona - Xerez : 4 - 2
  • Granada - Huesca : 2 - 0
  • Las Palmas - Cartagena : 2 - 0
  • Salamanca - Celta : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on May 12, 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

Books

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

The Sixth Man

By: David Baldacci

Watch King & Maxwell, TNT's new series based on David Baldacci's blockbuster novels, on Mondays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)After the #1 New York Times bestsellers Split Second, Hour Game, Simple Genius, and First Family, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return …

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The Land Of Painted Caves

By: Jean M. Auel

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBONUS: This edition contains a reading guide and an interview with Jean M. Auel. In this, the extraordinary conclusion of the ice-age epic series, Earth’s Children®,

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Unbroken

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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Chasing Fire

By: Nora Roberts

The #1 New York Times bestselling author delves into the world of elite firefighters who thrive on danger and adrenaline—men and women who wouldn’t know how to live life if it

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brink

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten

Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Nippon Ichi Software; WW NIS America

Cars 2

Cars 2

Platform: Macintosh, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, iOS, Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: THQ Disney Interactive Studios Sony Computer Entertainment (PSP)

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA NIS America; EU NIS America

Deca Sports Extreme

Deca Sports Extreme

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A.I.G. Tells Shareholders Stock Sale Still Planned

The company says it will continue with a public stock offering despite questions regarding the market and other particulars. [..]

Britain Warns of Inflation Risk

The head of the Bank of England said inflation could rise to 5 percent in 2011 or 2012, from the recent rate of 4 percent. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.77
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $102.24
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $89.14
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.88
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.3499 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.7513 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9178 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.935 CNY

Home videos

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

Something Borrowed

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Studio: MPI Home Video

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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No One Knows About Persian Cats

Studio: MPI Home Video

Format: DVD

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Ong Bak 3

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Passion Play

Studio: IMAGE

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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