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Saturday 12 April 2008

2008-04-12

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Touch My Body by Mariah Carey. In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. The Voyeur, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Voyeur

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Katarina Vasilissa, Francesco Casale, Cristina Garavaglia

Country: United States

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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21

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore

Country: United States

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Never Back Down

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Starring: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounsou, Amber Heard

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

Starring: Mark Bellman, Burnie Burns, Yomary Cruz, Leigh Eddy

Country: United States

Talking Metal

Written by: John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Starring: Mike Chlasciak, Bud Friendly, John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Country: United States

Escape to Chimp Eden

Starring: Eugene Cussons

Country: United States

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Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jerry Zucker: American film producer and director who began producing movies with brother Dave Zucker, then went on to his own productions of "Ghost,"1990, "First Knight," 1995, and "My Best Friend's Wedding," 1997.
  • Cecilia Colledge: British ice skater (Born 1920).
Facts:
  • The National Assembly of Haiti removes the Prime Minister of Haiti Jacques-Edouard Alexis following a week of food riots in which six deaths had occurred. (Los Angeles Times)
  • The President of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao meets with the Vice-President-elect of Republic of China (Taiwan) Vincent Siew in the highest level talks between the two sides since 1949. (BBC News)
  • ''The Herald'', a government-run newspaper, reports that Robert Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe, will not attend the regional crisis meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, to discuss the crisis over the 2008 presidential election. (AP via Google News)
  • International reaction to the 2008 Kosovo declaration of independence:
  • Russia threatens to block Ban Ki Moon from serving a second term as United Nations Secretary-General because of his stance on Kosovo's recent independence. The Kremlin is pressing Ban to ignore, or at least prolong, a proposed 120-day transition period to Kosovo independence from Serbia that expires on 16 June. Renewal of Serbia-Kosovo talks is possible. (''Makfax'')

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2008?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.986
  • Time: An ear of corn with hundred dollar bill husks
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10934

Books

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

A New Earth

By: Eckhart Tolle

The 10th anniversary edition of A New Earth with a new preface by Eckhart Tolle. With his bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived ...

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The Final Warning: A Maximum Ride Novel

By: James Patterson

FIRST SHE WAS WATCHED.In this breathtaking new story from the astonishing imagination of James Patterson, a girl has to save herself from an army assembled just to capture her - and maybe save the planet while she's at it.

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Horton Hears A Who!

By: Dr. Seuss

Horton is back! After his first appearance in Horton Hatches the Egg, everyone’s favorite elephant returns in this timeless, moving, and comical classic in which we discover that “a person’s a person, no matter how small.”

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

By: Jeff Kinne

Youth: Greg Heffley's older brother knows secret; sequel. (H, Amulet)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astro Tripper

Astro Tripper

Platform: PlayStation 3 (PSN) Microsoft Windows

Genre: side scrolling shoot-em-up

Publisher: PomPom Games

Baja: Edge of Control

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Arcade Off Road Racing

Publisher: THQ

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Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft

Boom Blox

Platform: Wii, Mobile

Genre: Puzzle, Party game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Crash: Mind over Mutant

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: NA Activision; INT Sierra Entertainment

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