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Monday 24 May 2010

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 OMG by Usher. Robin Hood, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Awkward Embraces. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 2XL TrophyLite Rally or Apron of Magic.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Robin Hood

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen

Country: United States

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Iron Man 2

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow

Country: United States

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Clash of the Titans

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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How to Train Your Dragon

Directed by: Dean DeBlois

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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She's Out of My League

Directed by: Jim Field Smith

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, T.J. Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule

Written by: Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Eric Wareheim

Starring: John C. Reilly, Carol Kraft

Country: United States

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How the Universe Works

Starring: Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller, Hakeem Oluseyi, Phil Plait

Country: United States

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Adventure Time

Written by: Pendleton Ward

Starring: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Tom Kenny

Country: United States

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The Buried Life

Written by: Dave Lingwood, Ben Nemtin, Duncan Penn, Jonnie Penn

Starring: Dave Lingwood, Ben Nemtin, Duncan Penn, Jonnie Penn

Country: United States

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Reel Rock Film Tour

Starring: Alex Honnold, Dean Potter, Ueli Steck, Daniel Woods

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 2010 ?

  • 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.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Trinidad and Tobago holds a general election, resulting in the victory of the United National Congress, and Kamla Persad-Bissessar becoming its first female Prime Minister. (Xinhua)
  • The death toll as a result of severe flooding in Poland reaches 15 as Interior Minister Jerzy Miller says ampquotThe situation is worse than expectedampquot. (RTÉ)
  • Hamas announces that it will boycott Palestinian municipal elections, saying said that the elections were being held under the supervision of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s “unconstitutional government” and would lack fairness and credibility. (''The Jerusalem Post'')
  • Israel:
  • President of Israel Shimon Peres denies a claims that there was an alleged nuclear pact between Israel and South Africa. (''The Jerusalem Post'')

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What news were making the headlines those days in May 2010?

  • Time: Elizabeth Warren, Mary Schapiro and Sheila Bair
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11425
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1103


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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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The Last Stand

By: Nathaniel Philbrick

"An engrossing, thoughtfully researched, and tautly written account of a critical chapter in American history." -Los Angeles Times With a fantastic body of work that includes In the Heart

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This Time Together

By: Carol Burnett

A touching and hilarious memoir by the author of Carrie and Me: A Mother Daughter Love Story, This Time Together is 100 percent Carol Burnett – funny, irreverent, and irresistible. Carol

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Crisis Economics

By: Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm

"A succinct, lucid and compelling account . . . Essential reading." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times Renowned economist Nouriel Roubini electrified the financial community by predicting the current

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lego Harry Potter: Years 1–4

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

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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Pac-Man Championship Edition

Platform: Android Xbox Live Arcade iOS PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Nintendo 3DS J2ME Roku Maemo 5

Genre: Maze, Arcade

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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2XL TrophyLite Rally

2XL TrophyLite Rally

Platform: iOS

Genre: Racing game

Apron of Magic

Platform: Arcade iOS Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Collectible Card Cooking

Publisher: Examu (Arcade) VERVE (iOS port) Bergsala Lightweight AB (Europe and North America)

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Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter

Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter

Platform: iOS Android PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3

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