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Monday 16 May 2011

US date format: 5/16/2011, UK date format: 16/5/2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele. X-Men: First Class, directed by Matthew Vaughn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Land Of Painted Caves by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Division. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cars 2 or Code_18.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

X-Men: First Class

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States of America

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The Italian Key

Directed by: Rosa Karo

Starring: Gwendolyn Anslow, Joana Cartocci, Leo Vertunni, Moose Ali Khan

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The Collapsed

Directed by: Justin McConnell

Starring: John Fantasia, Steve Vieira, Anna Ross, Lise Moule

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The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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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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Directed by: Marty Callner

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 2011 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
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  • The European Union agree to €78ampnbspbillion rescue deal for Portugal. The bailout loan will be equally split between the European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism, the European Financial Stability Facility, and the International Monetary Fund.
  • Gunmen fire on a Saudi Arabian consulate car in Karachi, Pakistan, killing the driver. (''Pakistan Express-Tribune'')
  • The Israeli Navy fires warning shots at a Malaysian ship travelling to the Gaza Strip, forcing it to return to Egypt. (AFP via Google)
  • A Syrian activist claims that a mass grave has been found in the town of Deraa, the town at the centre of the 2011 Syrian uprising. (Al_Arabiya)
  • NATO forces find a small boat loaded with explosives outside the Libyan port of Misrata, with forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi believed to be responsible. (Reuters)

Sport Games on 16 May 2011

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Elche - Villarreal B : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Dijon - Grenoble : 2 - 1
  • Le Mans - Laval : 4 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Brest - Lyon : 1 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Albinoleffe - Atalanta : 2 - 3
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Planetary positions on May 16, 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. Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
  4. Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
  5. All Of The Lights - Kanye West
  6. Racks - YC Featuring Future
  7. Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
  8. She Ain't You - Chris Brown
  9. Roll Up - Wiz Khalifa
  10. My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Lluvia Al Corazon - Mana
  2. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  3. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  4. Violento - Gracias A Dios
  5. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  6. El Culpable - Espinoza Paz
  7. Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
  8. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  9. Taboo - Don Omar
  10. Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
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. You Are A Tourist - Death Cab For Cutie
  9. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  10. Rip Tide - Sick Puppies


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

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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A Turn In The Road

By: Debbie Macomber

Sometimes, where you think you're going isn't where you end up…In the middle of the year, in the middle of her life, Bethanne Hamlin takes a road trip with her daughter,

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The Fifth Witness

By: Michael Connelly

Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to

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Save Me

By: Lisa Scottoline

New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline's Save Me will touch the heart of every woman, as its heroine, the unforgettable Rose McKenna, makes a split-second decision that alters the course

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brawl Busters

Brawl Busters

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action Game

Publisher: Rock Hippo Productions Ltd. & Weezor Inc.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Square Enix

3D Pixel Racing

3D Pixel Racing

Platform: WiiWare, iOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microforum Games

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)



Platform: PlayStation Portable Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Cyberfront

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Alibaba and Yahoo Try to Make Up

The two companies are working to resolve a fight that erupted after a regulatory filing last week. [..]

Campaign to Raise the Profile of Central Park’s Protector

The campaign, which seeks to increase the number of members who make donations, will include traditional and online ads, as well as a new logo. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.96
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $100.22
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $88.46
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.20
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.3598 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6778 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9061 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.887 CNY

Home videos

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

The Grace Card

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD

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Burning Palms

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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We Are the Night

Studio: MPI Home Video

Format: DVD

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The Next Three Days

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Dum Maaro Dum

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD

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