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Friday 22 May 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Up, directed by Pete Docter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Film Riot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cars Race-O-Rama or Trine.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Pete Docter

Starring: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger

Country: United States

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Angels & Demons

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer

Country: United States

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Terminator Salvation

Directed by: McG

Starring: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin

Country: United States

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Directed by: Mark Waters

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Emma Stone

Country: United States

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Directed by: Gavin Hood

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Horrible Histories

Starring: Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Ben Willbond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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On the Road Weekly

Written by: Nancy Criss

Starring: Nancy Criss, Zana Mitchell, Nicole Taylor, Tracy Wright

Country: United States

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Victorian Farm

Starring: Stephen Noonan, Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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World War II in Color

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Starring: Stewart Lee, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 2009 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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  • Floods kill at least 11 people in Haiti. (Press Association via Google News)
  • Former Special Air Service officer John Wick is revealed as the whistleblower behind the United Kingdom Parliament's expenses controversy. ''(Telegraph)''
  • A 5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Chiautla de Tapia, Puebla, Mexico. (USGS)
  • At least 36 people are killed as the Transitional Federal Government and Islamist militants battle in Mogadishu, Somalia. (BBC)
  • The Space Shuttle ''Atlantis'' prepares to land at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, United States. (NASA)

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Sport Games on 22 May 2009

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Metz : 1 - 0
  • Amiens - Dijon : 1 - 1
  • Angers - Chateauroux : 1 - 1
  • Clermont - Bastia : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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The Host

By: Stephenie Meyer

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

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Lover Avenged

By: J. R. Ward

Rehvenge is used to living in the shadows and dealing with the roughest night walkers around—including the Black Dagger Brotherhood. As his secret identity as a sympath is threatened, he turns

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Losing Mum And Pup

By: Christopher Buckley

In twelve months between 2007 and 2008, Christopher Buckley coped with the passing of his father, William F. Buckley, the father of the modern conservative movement, and his mother, Patricia Taylor

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Action platform

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Beat It!

Platform: iOS

Genre: Rhythm game

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Cars Race-O-Rama

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: THQ

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Mac OS X, Linux, Wii U

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Nobilis

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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