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Wednesday 26 May 2010

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 OMG by Usher. Killers, directed by Robert Luketic, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Oprah by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Awkward Embraces. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cities XL 2011 or Dark Void Zero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Tom Selleck

Country: United States

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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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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 26 May 2010 ?

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Famous Deaths:
  • NASA's Atlantis space shuttle lands at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida after completing its 32nd and likely final mission, delivering a Russian module and spare equipment to the International Space Station.
  • More than 80 students are sickened in a girls' school in Kunduz, Afghanistan, in a poison gas attack suspected to have been carried out by Taliban assailants whose version of Islam is opposed to girls being educated. (''USA Today'')
  • International Criminal Court judges tell the UN Security Council that the Sudanese government is protecting suspects wanted for war crimes in Darfur instead of arresting them to face trial. (''The Globe and Mail'')
  • Jamaican police arrest more than 500 people after an unsuccessful attempt to arrest a suspected drug kingpin in Kingston, the capital, results in violence that leaves at least 44 people dead. (BBC)
  • Two of Ethiopia's main opposition leaders call for a rerun of Sunday's elections won by Western-backed Meles Zenawi. They say the elections were not free and fair and that two politicians were killed by security forces. (Reuters)

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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 ?


By: Kitty Kelley

For the past twenty-five years, no one has been better at revealing secrets than Oprah Winfrey. On what is arguably the most influential show in television history, she has gotten her

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By: Sebastian Junger

In WAR, Sebastian Junger (The Perfect Storm) turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat--the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose

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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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This Body Of Death

By: Elizabeth George

"George explores her characters' dreams and fears with a penetrating grace that makes reading her books a joy." —Washington Post Book World "Elizabeth George reigns as queen of the mystery genre.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Rings

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone 7, PlayStation Mobile, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

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Cities XL 2011

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City simulator

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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Doodle God

Platform: Windows Phone, Android, Samsung Bada, iOS, Adobe Flash, Windows 8, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle video game

Publisher: JoyBits Ltd.

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Platform: Xbox 360 (Xbox Live)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Haiku Interactive

Dark Void Zero

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, DSiWare

Genre: Action/Platform

Publisher: Capcom

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