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Tuesday 24 May 2005

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include India Rafter . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hollaback Girl by Gwen Stefani. In UK Lonely by Akon was in the top 5 hits. Madagascar, directed by Eric Darnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Elvis By The Presleys by David Ritz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Thick of It. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz! or Nicktoons Unite!.
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 ?

The Thick of It

Starring: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby

Starring: David McPhail, Paul McLaughlin, Jason Hoyte, Tandi Wright

Country: New Zealand

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Gato Fedorento: Série Barbosa

Starring: Tiago Dores, Miguel Góis, Ricardo de Araújo Pereira, José Diogo Quintela

Country: Portugal

Infinite Challenge

Starring: Usain Bolt, Jong-hun Choi, Defconn, Fedor Emelianenko

Garasu no kamen

Country: Japan

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Movies

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

Madagascar

Directed by: Eric Darnell

Starring: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer

Country: United States

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Cinderella Man

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Rene Zellweger, Craig Bierko

Country: United States

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The Longest Yard

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock

Country: United States

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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor

Country: United States

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Kingdom of Heaven

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • India Rafter: Australian noted family member, child of celebrity parents, tennis champ Pat Rafter and model Lara Rafter.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2005?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Inside Bill's New X-Box -- May 23, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10048
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.820

Books

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

Elvis By The Presleys

By: David Ritz

For the first time, the inside story of legendary entertainer Elvis Presley’s life as a husband, father, son, cousin, friend, spiritual seeker — Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley, and other family

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The World Is Flat

By: Thomas L. Friedman

A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr.

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Baby Laughs

By: Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy’s hilarious, no-holds-barred personality has made her an instantly recognizable TV personality and a bestselling author. In Baby Laughs she examines the full range of challenges that new mothers face, including:* The

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Three Nights In August

By: Buzz Bissinger

Three Nights in August captures the strategic and emotional complexities of baseball's quintessential form, the three-game series. As the St. Louis Cardinals battle their archrival Chicago Cubs, we watch from the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Animaniacs: The Great Edgar Hunt

Platform: GameCube Xbox[note 1] PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure Comedy

Publisher: Ignition Entertainment

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Dig Dug: Digging Strike

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Retro

Publisher: Namco Atari

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Buzz!

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Nicktoons Unite!

Platform: Nintendo GameCube PlayStation 2 Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS Xbox (cancelled)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ Nick Games Neko Entertainment

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MX vs. ATV

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii, OnLive, OS X, Linux, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Genre: Off-road racing

Publisher: THQ (2005-2013) Nordic Games (2013-present)

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