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Thursday 23 June 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele. Transformers: Dark of the Moon, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Area 51 by Annie Jacobsen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inside Nature's Giants. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid or Dance Dance Revolution II.
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 ?

Inside Nature's Giants

Starring: Mark Evans

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Midway USA's Gun Stories

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Jim Supica

Country: United States

The Chris Gethard Show

Written by: Chris Gethard

Starring: Chris Gethard, Bethany Hall, Mimi Fischer, David Bluvband

Country: United States

Love Your Garden

Starring: Alan Titchmarsh, David Domoney, Frances Tophill, Katie Rushworth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Último a Sair

Written by: Bruno Nogueira

Starring: Luciana Abreu, Sónia Balacó, Marco Borges, António Branco

Country: Portugal

Movies

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

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson

Country: United States

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Mr. Nobody

Directed by: Jaco Van Dormael

Starring: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger

Country: United States

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Drive

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston

Country: United States

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Bernie

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey

Country: United States

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Super 8

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 June 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The 2011 NBA Draft is held in Newark, New Jersey, with Duke's Kyrie Irving as the #1 pick. (''CBS News'')
  • In tennis, wild card Sabine Lisicki defeats French Open champion Li Na 3-6 6-4 8-6 in the women's singles at Wimbledon. (Sky Sports)
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: Syrian forces mass along the Turkish border near where thousands of refugees are camped. (BBC)
  • 2010–2011 Senegal protests: Thousands of people gather outside parliament in Dakar to protest changes to the constitution and are dispersed with tear gas and rubber bullets by riot police. (BBC)
  • France announces plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan in a similar timeframe to that announced for United States forces by President Barack Obama yesterday. (AAP via ''The Courier-Mail'')

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Books

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

Area 51

By: Annie Jacobsen

Area 51It is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn't exist. Located a mere seventy-five miles outside of Las Vegas in Nevada's desert, the base has never

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Seal Team Six

By: Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin

A New York Times Best seller!When the Navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six.In

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The Jefferson Key

By: Steve Berry

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFour presidents of the United States have been assassinated—in 1865, 1881, 1901, and 1963—each murder seemingly unrelated. But what if those presidents were all killed for the shocking

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The Paris Wife

By: Paula McLain

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blocks That Matter

Blocks That Matter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360

Genre: Puzzle, platform

Publisher: Swing Swing Submarine

Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid

Café 0: The Drowned Mermaid

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

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: RoseVeRte

Dance Dance Revolution II

Platform: Wii

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Marvel: Avengers Alliance

Platform: Facebook, iOS, Android, Windows, Playdom.com

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Playdom (2012–2014) Disney Interactive (2014–present)

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Ant Raid

Ant Raid

Platform: iOS

Genre: Real-time strategy


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