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Thursday 26 May 2011

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 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 Those In Peril by Wilbur Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Último a Sair. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventures of Shuggy or Bit.Trip Complete.
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 26 May 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladić, wanted for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, is arrested in Serbia.
  • 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • Thousands of civilians are reportedly at risk of dying from starvation in the Libyan city of Yafran, as Muammar Gaddafi's forces have blockaded the city for over 7 weeks, and what food the people have left is quickly running out. (Dailymail)
  • NATO launches a fourth night of air strikes on Tripoli. (Al-Jazeera)
  • 2011 Syrian protests:

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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 ?

Those In Peril

By: Wilbur Smith

In Those in Peril, a nail-biting tale of adventure, bestselling author Wilbur Smith brings his matchless storytelling to bear on the violent, ruthless world of twenty-first-century piracy.While

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The Snowman

By: Jo Nesbo

One night, after the first snowfall of the year, a boy named Jonas wakes up and discovers that his mother has disappeared.

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The Heart And The Fist

By: Eric Greitens

“Meet my hero—Eric Greitens. His life and this book remind us that America remains the land of the brave and generous.”

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If You Ask Me

By: Betty White

The New York Times bestseller from the beloved actress who's made us laugh on shows from The Mary Tyler Moore Show to Saturday Night Live! In this candid take

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Bang Bang Racing

Platform: Android, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Digital Reality

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The Adventures of Shuggy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Microsoft Windows (Steam)

Genre: puzzle platform game

Publisher: Valcon Games

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Aquapazza: Aquaplus Dream Match

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: JP Aquaplus; NA Atlus USA

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Bit.Trip Complete

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (NA) Rising Star Games (EU)

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