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Friday 25 May 2012

It was Friday, 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. Snow White and the Huntsman, directed by Rupert Sanders, 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 World's Worst Musical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carrier Command: Gaea Mission or Awesomenauts.
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 30 days ?

The Joey+Rory Show

Starring: Heidi Feek, Joey Feek, Rory Feek, Marcy Gary

Country: United States

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

Movies

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

Snow White and the Huntsman

Directed by: Rupert Sanders

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 May 2012 ?

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 car bomb exploded in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo, injuring 10 police officers during the Mexican Drug War. The attack was believed to have been carried out by Los Zetas, one of Mexico's most powerful drug trafficking organizations. (CNN)
  • Dozens of women and children are killed in a massacre by the Syrian army in the town of Houla, Homs province, Syria during the ongoing Syrian uprising. (AFP)
  • The President of France, François Hollande, makes a surprise visit to Afghanistan to visit French troops. (AFP via France 24)
  • As the Leveson Inquiry releases emails exchanged between UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Jeremy Hunt and News Corporation lobbyist Fred Michel, Prime Minister David Cameron says he does not regret his decision to let Hunt rule on News Corp's bid for BSkyB. (BBC)
  • Police blockade the Parliament of Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby the day after the government led by Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neill lays sedition charges against the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea, Sir Salamo Injia. (AP via ''The Washington Post'')

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Magazine Covers

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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 ?

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy Action

Publisher: Bohemia Interactive, Mastertronic,[1] Rising Star Games

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District 187: Sin Streets

District 187: Sin Streets

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Awesomenauts

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows OS X Linux PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: Multiplayer online battle arena

Publisher: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; Ronimo Games; PlayStation 3, Xbox 360; dtp entertainment

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Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

Platform: iOS, Microsoft Windows, Android

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Red Wasp Design

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Phoenix Online Studios, Reverb Publishing

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