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Wednesday 25 May 2011

It was Wednesday, 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 Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Último a Sair. If you liked videogames you were probably playing APOX or Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team.
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 ?

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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Undercover

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

Country: Bulgaria

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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

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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 25 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
  • Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber attacks a police station in Peshawar, killing at least seven people. (CNN)
  • Violent clashes occur between tribesmen and government officials in Sana'a, Yemen. (CNN)
  • South African President Jacob Zuma will visit Libya for talks with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, in renewed efforts by the African Union to broker a cease-fire in the 2011 Libyan civil war. (CNN)
  • Police in the eastern European state of Georgia use teargas to disperse a protest in central Tbilisi. (Al-Jazeera)
  • Veteran talk show host Oprah Winfrey presents her final ''Oprah Winfrey Show'', after 25 years on air. (BBC)

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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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The Fifth Witness

By: Michael Connelly

Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to

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Bossypants

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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Seal Team Six

By: Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin

A New York Times Best seller!When the Navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ABBA: You Can Dance

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Ubisoft

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APOX

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real Time Strategy, Indie, Action

Publisher: BlueGiant Interactive

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Ben 10: Galactic Racing

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 Wii Xbox 360 Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team

Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Arcade shooter

Publisher: THQ


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