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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 Does The Noise In My Head Bother You? by Steven Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Último a Sair. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Pixel Racing or Blast Monkeys.
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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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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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Directed by: Paul Feig

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Último a Sair

Written by: Bruno Nogueira

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

Country: Portugal

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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Starring: Vladimir Penev, Zachary Baharov, Mihail Bilalov, Milena Nikolova

Country: Bulgaria

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Monty Don's Italian Gardens

Starring: Monty Don

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 2011 ?

  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
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  • 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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Sport Games on 23 May 2011

Serie B
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  • Siena - Varese : 5 - 0
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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.


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

Does The Noise In My Head Bother You?

By: Steven Tyler

“Steven Tyler is one of the giants of American music, who’s been influential for a whole generation of Rock ’n’ Roll fans around the world.

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The Snowman

By: Jo Nesbo

One night, after the first snowfall of the year, a boy named Jonas wakes up and discovers that his mother has disappeared.

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By: Tina Fey

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a

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The Sixth Man

By: David Baldacci

Watch King & Maxwell, TNT's new series based on David Baldacci's blockbuster novels, on Mondays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)After the #1 New York Times bestsellers Split Second, Hour Game, Simple Genius, and First Family, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Cat and the Coup

The Cat and the Coup

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars

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

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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3D Pixel Racing

3D Pixel Racing

Platform: WiiWare, iOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microforum Games

Blast Monkeys

Blast Monkeys

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone

Dark Souls

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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