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Saturday 21 May 2011

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. 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 Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Último a Sair. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Age II or Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Two Greedy Italians

Starring: Antonio Carluccio, Gennaro Contaldo

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Game of Thrones

Written by: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss

Starring: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington

Country: United States

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Monty Don's Italian Gardens

Starring: Monty Don

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Game Sack

Starring: Joe Redifer, David White

Country: United States

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Undergrad

Written by: Evan Iwata, Nick Rodriguez

Starring: Miles du Mosch, Shalini Bathina, Annie Jankowski, Alex Diehl

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

X-Men: First Class

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence

Country: United States

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Midnight in Paris

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

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Thor

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman

Country: United States

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Fast Five

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

Country: United States

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Bridesmaids

Directed by: Paul Feig

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Other anti-government protests:
  • ''Dawn'', Pakistan's largest English-language newspaper, begins publication of thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables it has obtained in a deal with WikiLeaks and Julian Assange. The cables show that the Pakistani military asked the United States to increase its drone attacks against insurgents on Pakistani territory, a request Pakistani authorities have not admitted in public. (Al Jazeera)
  • Arab Spring:
  • 2011–2012 Syrian uprising:
  • Several people are killed and dozens of others are injured in Homs as Syrian security forces attack the funeral of protesters killed in yesterday's protest events during the country's uprising against the regime. (Al Jazeera)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2011?

  • Time: An illustration of Osama bin Laden with a red X on it.
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1155
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1154

Books

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

Water for Elephants

By: Sara Gruen

Though he may not speak of them, the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski's ninety-something-year-old mind. Memories of himself as a young man, tossed by fate onto a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show ...

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Heaven Is for Real

By: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

A young boy emerges from life-saving surgery with remarkable stories of his visit to heaven. Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from ...

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Something Borrowed

By: Emily Giffin

Rachel White is the consummate good girl. A hard-working attorney at a large Manhattan law firm and a diligent maid of honor to her charmed best friend Darcy, Rachel has always played by all the rules.

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Bossypants

By: Tina Fe

The comedy writer and star of 30 Rock riffs on her life and career. (H, Little, Brown)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Age II

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Lego Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; Nintendo DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid

Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid

Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: RoseVeRte

Canyon Shooter 2

Canyon Shooter 2

Platform: Internet

Genre: Science fiction, shooter

Publisher: Miniclip

CraftWorld

Platform: Windows Phone

Genre: Open world

Publisher: 2.0 Studios

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