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Thursday 24 May 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye. Moonrise Kingdom, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Fifty Shades Freed by E L James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roomies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amnesia Fortnight 2012 or Bleed.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Roomies

Starring: Brian McDonald, Carolina Mendoza, Brian Naydol, Aaron Starnes

Country: United States

Journey to a Dream

Starring: Tommy Miranda, Ermione Jean, Patrice Alvarez, Anthony Johnson Byles

Country: United States

Seriously?!

Starring: Oliver Gruber

Country: United States

Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast

Starring: Richard Herring, James Acaster, Chris Addison, David Baddiel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Los Feliz

Starring: Bernard Badion, Stephen Avitabile, Wendy McColm, Eugenie Coetzee

Country: United States

Movies

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

Moonrise Kingdom

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis

Country: United States

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Neobychainye priklyucheniya mistera Vesta v strane bolshevikov

Directed by: Lev Kuleshov

Starring: Porfiri Podobed, Boris Barnet, Aleksandra Khokhlova

Country: United States

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Battleship

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Alexander Skarsgrd, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson

Country: United States

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The Dictator

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly

Country: United States

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Hick

Directed by: Derick Martini

Starring: Chlo Grace Moretz, Blake Lively, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 2012 ?

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:
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Facts:
  • A United States drone attack kills ten people in the North Waziristan region of Pakistan. (Reuters)
  • Elton John checks into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, due to a respiratory infection, according to the singer's publicist. (CNN)
  • Revised figures indicate the UK economy shrank by 0.3% in the first three months of 2012, more than initially thought. (BBC)
  • The United States National Hurricane Center advises that Hurricane Bud has formed off the Pacific Ocean coast of Mexico and has reached category two strength. (AFP via Google News)
  • London's Metropolitan Police is to send a team of detectives to Libya to continue the investigation into the 1984 murder of PC Yvonne Fletcher. (BBC)

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Books

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

Deadlocked

By: Charlaine Harris

In the penultimate novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Sookie Stackhouse must work with her first love to clear her current undead flame of murder...Felipe

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Fifty Shades Freed

By: E L James

MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEFIFTY SHADES OF GREY AND FIFTY SHADES DARKER ARE NOW MAJOR MOTION PICTURESWhen unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed ...

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amnesia Fortnight 2012

Amnesia Fortnight 2012

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action adventure, Sim game, platformer, sandbox, RPG

Publisher: Double Fine Productions

Bleed

Platform: Windows, OS X, Xbox Live Indie Games

Genre: Platform game

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Beat Sneak Bandit

Beat Sneak Bandit

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle / Rhythm

Diabolik Lovers

Platform: PSP PS Vita (Limited V Edition)

Genre: Drama, harem, Mystery, Horror, Romance

Publisher: Idea Factory

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DJMax Technika Tune

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: SK Pentavision; NA Pentavision Global; JP CyberFront

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