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Thursday 20 May 2010

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lady Cosima Windsor . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Not Afraid by Eminem. Robin Hood, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while My Fair Lazy by Jen Lancaster was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Awkward Embraces. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ARGO Online or Active Life: Explorer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Robin Hood

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen

Country: United States

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Iron Man 2

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow

Country: United States

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Clash of the Titans

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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How to Train Your Dragon

Directed by: Dean DeBlois

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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She's Out of My League

Directed by: Jim Field Smith

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, T.J. Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule

Written by: Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Eric Wareheim

Starring: John C. Reilly, Carol Kraft

Country: United States

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How the Universe Works

Starring: Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller, Hakeem Oluseyi, Phil Plait

Country: United States

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Adventure Time

Written by: Pendleton Ward

Starring: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Tom Kenny

Country: United States

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The Buried Life

Written by: Dave Lingwood, Ben Nemtin, Duncan Penn, Jonnie Penn

Starring: Dave Lingwood, Ben Nemtin, Duncan Penn, Jonnie Penn

Country: United States

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Reel Rock Film Tour

Starring: Alex Honnold, Dean Potter, Ueli Steck, Daniel Woods

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 2010 ?

  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
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  • Floods in Poland kill 5. The downpours also cause flooding in areas of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. (cntv)
  • At least one police officer is killed and five other people are injured in a battle with a dissident army unit in Antananarivo. (Al Jazeera)
  • Numerous countries condemn North Korea for the sinking of the South Korean vessel Cheonan North Korea denies involvement, and threatens war if sanctions are imposed. (BBC)
  • Malawi, considering them to be a gay couple, sentences a transgender woman and a cisgender man to 14 years of hard labour. (BBC)
  • Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute announce the successful transplant of a synthesized genome into an existing cell, creating the world's first artificial lifeform (''Mycoplasma laboratorium''). (''Financial Times'')

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

My Fair Lazy

By: Jen Lancaster

Readers have followed Jen Lancaster through job loss, sucky city living, weight loss attempts, and 1980s nostalgia. Now Jen chronicles her efforts to achieve cultural enlightenment, with some hilarious missteps and

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Sh*T My Dad Says

By: Justin Halpern

After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair,"

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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By: Chuck Palahniuk

For decades Hazie Coogan has tended to the outsized needs of Katherine "Miss Kathie" Kenton, veteran of multiple marriages, career comebacks, and cosmetic surgeries.

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Platform: iOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Villain, LLC

ARGO Online

ARGO Online

Genre: Hybrid MMORPG

Publisher: mGame Corporation (Asia) Games-Masters.com (Europe)

Active Life: Explorer

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Deadliest Warrior: The Game

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: 345 Games

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Disney Sing It: Family Hits

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii

Genre: Karaoke

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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