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Monday 23 May 2011

It was Monday, 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 Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Último a Sair. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bang Bang Racing or Bit.Trip Saga.
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 23 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The death toll from a Pakistani Taliban attack on a Pakistan Navy station in Karachi rises as the attack continues, with several explosions reported. (AFP via SBS World News)
  • Arab Spring:
  • 2011 Yemeni uprising:
  • The Gulf Cooperation Council suspends mediation efforts in Yemen after President Ali Abdullah Saleh refuses to sign a transition agreement for the third time. (Sky News)
  • At least 14 people are killed and 38 others are injured in Sana'a. (Xinhua)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A Rubik's cube comprised of the flags of Pakistan and America
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11594
  • Time: An illustration of Osama bin Laden with a red X on it.

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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10th Anniversary

By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

For every secretDetective Lindsay Boxer's long-awaited wedding celebration becomes a distant memory when she is called to investigate a horrendous crime: a badly injured teenage girl is left for dead, and her newborn baby is nowhere to be found.

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Dead Reckoning

By: Charlaine Harris

Caught up in the politics of the vampire world, psychic Sookie Stackhouse learns that she is as much of a pawn as any ordinary human in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.With

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The Throne of Fire

By: Rick Riordan

In this exciting second installment of the three-book series, Carter and Sadie, offspring of the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane, embark on a worldwide search for the Book of Ra, but the House of Life and the gods of chaos ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield Play4Free

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Star Wars: The Old Republic

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bang Bang Racing

Platform: Android, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Digital Reality

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Bit.Trip Saga

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Music, various

Publisher: JP Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games; EU Rising Star Games

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Blueprint 3D

Blueprint 3D

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle video game

Publisher: FDG Entertainment


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