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Friday 21 May 2010

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 21, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Not Afraid by Eminem. Unthinkable, directed by Gregor Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Passione. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Tsubasa: Gekito no Kiseki Captain Tsubasa: New Kick Off or Dance Dance Revolution Music Fit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 May 2010

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Movies

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

Unthinkable

Directed by: Gregor Jordan

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen, Stephen Root

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Frankie & Alice

Directed by: Geoffrey Sax

Starring: Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgård, Phylicia Rashad, Chandra Wilson

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Tamara Drewe

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Roger Allam

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The Reef

Directed by: Andrew Traucki

Starring: Damian Walshe-Howling, Gyton Grantley, Adrienne Pickering, Zoe Naylor

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Robin Hood

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Max von Sydow

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Passione

Directed by: John Turturro

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Universal Dead

Directed by: Vernon Mortensen

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How the Universe Works

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

Country: United States

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Las Aparicio

Directed by: Moises Ortiz-Urquidi

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 21 May
Facts:
  • The death toll from Friday's suicide minibus bomb attack in Diyala province, Iraq rose to 35 killed and 69 wounded. (Xinhua)
  • Salva Kiir Mayardit is inaugurated as the first elected president of Southern Sudan. (''he Washington Post'')
  • Gurkha leader Madan Tamang is stabbed to death by a mob at the start a public meeting in West Bengal. (''Hindustan Times'')
  • Nigeriens flee across the border into Nigeria due to a food crisis in Niger. (BBC)
  • Delhi High Court acquits three accused in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case at Shastri Nagar in North Delhi following the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984. (''The Hindu'')

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 21, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2010 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Eminem - Not Afraid
  2. Usher - OMG
  3. Nothin' On You - B.o.B.
  4. Taio Cruz - Break Your Heart
  5. Airplanes - B.o.B.
  6. Rihanna - Rude Boy
  7. Hey, Soul Sister - Train
  8. Ke$ha - Your Love Is My Drug
  9. My First Kiss - 3OH!3
  10. Lady Antebellum - Need You Now
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  2. Everything To Me - Monica
  3. Over - Drake
  4. My Chick Bad - Ludacris Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. Rihanna - Rude Boy
  6. Nothin' On You - B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
  7. Neighbors Know My Name - Trey Songz
  8. Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home) - Usher Featuring Plies
  9. Lil Freak - Usher Featuring Nicki Minaj
  10. There Goes My Baby - Usher
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
  2. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  3. Te Pido Perdon - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  4. Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
  5. El Enamorado - Los Titanes de Durango
  6. Gitana - Shakira
  7. Guapa - Diego Torres
  8. Carita De Angel - Larry Hernandez
  9. Stand By Me - Prince Royce
  10. Bachata En Fukuoka - Juan Luis Guerra 440
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
  2. The Good Life - Three Days Grace
  3. Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
  4. Muse - Uprising
  5. Phoenix - 1901
  6. Savior - Rise Against
  7. Cryin' Like A Bitch! - Godsmack
  8. Your Decision - Alice In Chains
  9. Muse - Resistance
  10. Sick Puppies - Odd One

Books

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

Dead in the Family

By: Charlaine Harris

In the tenth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Sookie Stackhouse learns that not even her psychic abilities can help her solve all the problems in Bon Temps, Louisiana...After

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The Imperfectionists

By: Tom Rachman

One of most acclaimed books of the year, Tom Rachman's debut novel follows the topsy-turvy private lives of the reporters and editors of an English-language newspaper in Rome.

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Savor the Moment

By: Nora Roberts

New love takes the cake in the third novel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts's Bride Quartet.Wedding baker Laurel McBane is surrounded by romance working at Vows wedding planning company with her best friends Parker, Emma, and ...

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Deliver Us From Evil

By: David Baldacci

From David Baldacci-the #1 bestselling author of The Whole Truth and First Family-comes his most timely, surprising, and heart-stopping thriller, DELIVER US FROM EVIL. Evan Waller is a monster .

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcania: Gothic 4

Arcania: Gothic 4

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JoWooD Entertainment Nordic Games GmbH

DJMAX Technika 2

DJMAX Technika 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Pentavision

DJ Hero 2

DJ Hero 2

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music video game, Rhythm game

Publisher: Activision

Captain Tsubasa: Gekito no Kiseki Captain Tsubasa: New Kick Off

Captain Tsubasa: Gekito no Kiseki Captain Tsubasa: New Kick Off

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports (soccer)

Publisher: Konami

Dance Dance Revolution Music Fit

Dance Dance Revolution Music Fit

Platform: Nintendo Wii

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Asian Stocks Drop Sharply After Big Fall in U.S.

Fears that the fragile economic recovery in the United States might be threatened by the financial and political crisis in Europe gripped Wall Street on Thursday, sending the stock market into a sharp decline and leaving anxious traders wondering where the pain might stop. [..]

Figures Suggest Japan’s Recovery Is Gaining Strength

The Japanese economy grew at a healthy clip of 1.2 percent in the first quarter, hinting that Japan’s recovery is finally gathering momentum. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.38
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $65.99
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $64.58
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $44.96
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 5.9368 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4434 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 1.0845 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.688 CNY

Home videos

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

Beauty and the Beast

Format: Diamond Edition Blu-ray

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The Hurt Locker

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Time Traveler's Wife

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo

Format: DVD

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Crazy Heart

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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