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Friday 20 May 2005

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Blossom Hayes . 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. Madagascar, directed by Eric Darnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Thick of It. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darkwatch: Curse of the West or Star Wars: Republic Commando.
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: Eric Darnell

Starring: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer

Country: United States

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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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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 20 May 2005 ?

  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Blossom Hayes: British child of noted parent,actor, Kacey Ainsworth known especially for her role in Eastenders" and Darren Hayes.
See other famous people born on 20 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Ricoeur: French philosopher, the author of more than a dozen books and several hundred articles that influenced philosophical thought in both French and English worlds.
  • William Seawell: United States Army Brigadier General (d. 2005).

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Sport Games on 20 May 2005

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Milan - Palermo : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of 20 May 2005
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Brest - Lorient : 0 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Troyes : 3 - 1
  • Creteil - Laval : 3 - 1
  • Grenoble - Nancy : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2005?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.820
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: A Female Midlife Crisis? -- May 16, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10047


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

The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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4th of July

By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

The Bestselling New Detective Series of the Decade Just Got Hotter, Deadlier, and More Suspenseful. In a deadly late-night showdown, San Francisco police lieutenant Lindsay Boxer fires her weapon and sets off a dramatic chain of events that leaves a ...

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Two Of A Kind

By: Nora Roberts

two favorites by nora roberts in this pretty exclusive hardcover edition!impulse and the best mistake.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batman Begins

Platform: Game Boy Advance GameCube PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Stealth, action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Darkwatch: Curse of the West

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NA Capcom; EU Ubisoft

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Star Wars: Republic Commando

Platform: Xbox, Microsoft Windows, mobile phone

Genre: Tactical shooter, first-person shooter

Publisher: JP Electronic Arts; NA LucasArts; EU Activision; NA THQ Wireless (Mobile)

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Altered Beast (2005 video game)

Altered Beast (2005 video game)

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up, action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Day of Defeat: Source

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

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