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Wednesday 26 May 2010

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to OMG by Usher. Raajneeti, directed by Prakash Jha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Pacific by Hugh Ambrose was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Passione. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1001 Crystal Mazes Collection or Clones.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 May 2010

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Movies

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

Raajneeti

Directed by: Prakash Jha

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Arjun Rampal, Nana Patekar, Ranbir Kapoor

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The A-Team

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel

Country: United States

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Killers

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Tom Selleck, Catherine O'Hara

Country: United States

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Small Town Saturday Night

Directed by: Ryan Craig

Starring: Shawn Christian, Chris Pine, Bre Blair, Kali Majors

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The Truth

Directed by: Ryan Barton-Grimley

Starring: John Heard, Brendan Sexton III, Erin Cardillo, Daniel Baldwin

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TV Series

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

Passione

Directed by: John Turturro

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Universal Dead

Directed by: Vernon Mortensen

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How the Universe Works

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

Country: United States

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Las Aparicio

Directed by: Moises Ortiz-Urquidi

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 26, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2010 ?

Top #11 songs in the USA
  1. Usher - OMG
  2. Katy Perry - California Gurls
  3. Airplanes - B.o.B.
  4. Nothin' On You - B.o.B.
  5. Taio Cruz - Break Your Heart
  6. Eminem - Not Afraid
  7. Ke$ha - Your Love Is My Drug
  8. Lady GaGa - Alejandro
  9. Rihanna - Rude Boy
  10. Hey, Soul Sister - Train
  11. In My Head - Jason DeRulo
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  2. Over - Drake
  3. My Chick Bad - Ludacris Featuring Nicki Minaj
  4. Everything To Me - Monica
  5. Nothin' On You - B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
  6. Rihanna - Rude Boy
  7. Neighbors Know My Name - Trey Songz
  8. Lil Freak - Usher Featuring Nicki Minaj
  9. There Goes My Baby - Usher
  10. Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home) - Usher Featuring Plies
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Guapa - Diego Torres
  2. Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
  3. Te Pido Perdon - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  4. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  5. Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
  6. Bachata En Fukuoka - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  7. Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
  8. Gitana - Shakira
  9. La Peinada - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
  10. El Enamorado - Los Titanes de Durango
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
  2. The Good Life - Three Days Grace
  3. Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
  4. Muse - Uprising
  5. Phoenix - 1901
  6. Savior - Rise Against
  7. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  8. Muse - Resistance
  9. Cryin' Like A Bitch! - Godsmack
  10. Your Decision - Alice In Chains

Books

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

The Pacific

By: Hugh Ambrose

The New York Times bestselling official companion book to the Emmy(r) Award-winning HBO(r) miniseries. Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane

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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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Oprah

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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Steinbrenner

By: Bill Madden

If you love the New York Yankees, arguably the most storied franchise in all of sports—or even if you’re just a fan of baseball history, or big business bios—this biography of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Ynth

Beyond Ynth

Platform: iOS, Android

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Teyon

Clones

Clones

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

DJMAX Technika 2

DJMAX Technika 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Pentavision

Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time

Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time

Platform: IOS, Android

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: BBC Worldwide

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Empty Desks May Slow Upturn in Real Estate

Before employers take on new office space, they need to fill their “shadow space” — desks and offices left vacant by layoffs in the recession. [..]

Era of Austerity: European Nations Move to Pare Deficits

Fearful of becoming the next Greece, European governments are lining up to demonstrate to investors, who have long helped finance their spending, that an era of austerity has begun. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.21
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $69.21
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $66.82
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $46.26
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 5.8796 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3746 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 1.0841 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.611 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Play the Game

Format: DVD

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The Disappearance of Alice Creed

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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From Paris with Love

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Messenger

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Sex and the City 2

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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