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Tuesday 17 May 2011

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 Chasing Fire by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Division. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Pixel Racing or Dance Central 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 May 2011

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Movies

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

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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

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Drive

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

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

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Queen Elizabeth II's historic first visit to the Republic of Ireland. The first visit of a British monarch to Ireland since the visit of George V and Queen Mary in 1911.
  • 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • A NATO airstrike on the Libyan capital Tripoli damages two government buildings. (''Los Angeles Times'')
  • The Libyan oil minister, Shukri Ghanem, reportedly defects to Tunisia. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: At least one mass grave is reported to have been discovered in the city of Daraa the government denies it exists. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 17 May 2011

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man City - Stoke : 3 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 17, 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

Books

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

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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The Paris Wife

By: Paula McLain

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

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She Walks In Beauty

By: Caroline Kennedy

In She Walks in Beauty, Caroline Kennedy has once again marshaled the gifts of our greatest poets to pay a very personal tribute to the human experience, this time to the

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I'M Over All That

By: Shirley MacLaine

The New York Times bestseller—now in paperback. Award-winning actress Shirley MacLaine pens the most funny, accessible, and timely book of her career, detailing all the things she’s over…and a few she’s

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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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Afterfall: Insanity

Afterfall: Insanity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

3D Pixel Racing

3D Pixel Racing

Platform: WiiWare, iOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microforum Games

The Binding of Isaac

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Roguelike, dungeon crawl, shooter, action-adventure

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Dance Central 2

Dance Central 2

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Rhythm game

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Debt Talks Continue, Minus a Key Figure

Finance ministers approved a bailout for Portugal and debated new aid to debt-strapped Greece, with a deputy sitting in for Dominique Strauss-Kahn. [..]

For Fox and NBC, Let the Singing Begin

In announcing their lineups for the fall and beyond, the NBC and Fox networks almost mimic each other with singing competitions. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.56
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $100.52
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $88.61
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $37.57
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.3892 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6926 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9055 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.911 CNY

Home videos

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

Hesher

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Blue Crush 2

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Apollo 18

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Henry's Crime

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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