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Monday 16 May 2005

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hollaback Girl by Gwen Stefani. In UK Lonely by Akon was in the top 5 hits. Cinderella Man, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Thick of It. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield 2 or Dungeon Fighter Online.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Cinderella Man

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Rene Zellweger, Craig Bierko

Country: United States

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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor

Country: United States

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The Longest Yard

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock

Country: United States

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Kingdom of Heaven

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson

Country: United States

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Directed by: Garth Jennings

Starring: Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Thick of It

Starring: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby

Starring: David McPhail, Paul McLaughlin, Jason Hoyte, Tandi Wright

Country: New Zealand

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Gato Fedorento: Série Barbosa

Starring: Tiago Dores, Miguel Góis, Ricardo de Araújo Pereira, José Diogo Quintela

Country: Portugal

Infinite Challenge

Starring: Usain Bolt, Jong-hun Choi, Defconn, Fedor Emelianenko

Garasu no kamen

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 2005 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
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  • George Galloway appears before a U.S. Senate committee, to answer allegations of making money from the Iraqi Oil-for-Food Programme.
  • Kuwait permits women's suffrage in a 35-23 National Assembly vote.

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Sport Games on 16 May 2005

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Nancy - Le Havre : 1 - 0
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Triestina - Venezia : 1 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 2005?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: A Female Midlife Crisis? -- May 16, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10047
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.819


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


By: Chuck Palahniuk

Haunted is a novel made up of twenty-three horrifying, hilarious, and stomach-churning stories. They’re told by people who have answered an ad for a writer’s retreat and unwittingly joined a “Survivor”-like

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My Life So Far

By: Jane Fonda

“In the process of writing this book I discovered there were clear, broad, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, if I could

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The World Is Flat

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr.

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By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Castlevania: Curse of Darkness

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Konami

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Cocoto Fishing Master

Platform: PlayStation 2, WiiWare

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: BigBen Interactive

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50 Cent: Bulletproof

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment Vivendi Games (PSP)

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Dungeon Fighter Online

Dungeon Fighter Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Neople

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