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Thursday 26 May 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 2011). 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. 17 Miracles, directed by T.C. Christensen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Paris Wife by Paula McLain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Division. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks or Bag It!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 May 2011

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Movies

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

17 Miracles

Directed by: T.C. Christensen

Starring: Jasen Wade, Emily Wadley, Jason Celaya, Natalie Blackman

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Screwed

Directed by: Reg Traviss

Starring: James D'Arcy, Noel Clarke, Frank Harper, Kate Magowan

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Ready

Directed by: Anees Bazmee

Starring: Salman Khan, Asin, Paresh Rawal, Mahesh Manjrekar

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The Victim

Directed by: Michael Biehn

Starring: Michael Biehn, Jennifer Blanc-Biehn, Ryan Honey, Danielle Harris

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Mercenaries

Directed by: Paris Leonti

Starring: Robert Fucilla, Kirsty Mitchell, Robert James-Collier, Danny Sapani

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TV Series

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

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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Xanadu

Directed by: CNBC

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My Babysitter's a Vampire

Directed by: Bruce McDonald

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Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

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Amaya

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 26, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2011 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Sure Thing - Miguel
  2. Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
  3. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
  4. Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
  5. All Of The Lights - Kanye West
  6. My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
  7. Racks - YC Featuring Future
  8. She Ain't You - Chris Brown
  9. Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
  10. Hustle Hard - Ace Hood
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. You - Romeo Santos
  2. Lluvia Al Corazon - Mana
  3. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  4. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  5. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  6. Violento - Gracias A Dios
  7. Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
  8. El Culpable - Espinoza Paz
  9. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  10. Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Rope - Foo Fighters
  2. Country Song - Seether
  3. Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
  4. The Cave - Mumford & Sons
  5. Adolescents - Incubus
  6. The Black Keys - Howlin' For You
  7. You Are A Tourist - Death Cab For Cutie
  8. Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
  9. Rip Tide - Sick Puppies
  10. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks

Books

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

The Paris Wife

By: Paula McLain

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

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In The Garden Of Beasts

By: Erik Larson

Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The

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Unbroken

By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bag It!

Bag It!

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Cities in Motion

Cities in Motion

Platform: Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Darkspore

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks

Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Art tool/Non-game

Publisher: THQ

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.40
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $101.67
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $86.06
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $35.99
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.5069 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6386 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8836 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.907 CNY

Home videos

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

Carancho

Studio: Strand Releasing

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Nowhere Boy

Studio: The Weinstein Company

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Rapt

Studio: Lorber Films

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Death Race 2

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Machete

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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