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Saturday 19 April 2008

2008-04-19

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 American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. Let the Right One In, directed by Tomas Alfredson, 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 ?

Let the Right One In

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar

Country: United States

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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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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 19 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
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Facts:
  • Muqtada al-Sadr threatens a new rebellion if a United States-Iraqi crackdown against his followers continues. (''Sunday Herald'')
  • Soyuz TMA-11 lands safely outside Arkalyk, short of the planned landing site in Kazakhstan, due to a computer glitch. (AP via Yahoo! News)
  • 2008 Summer Olympics torch relay: Chinese nationalists boycott the French-owned retail chain Carrefour in cities including Kunming, Hefei and Wuhan, accusing the French people of racism. Protesters block customers with large flags and throw water bottles. In Hefei, a Carrefour store was vandalized and looted by protesters. (YouTube)
  • A South African court blocks unloading of the ''An Yue Jiang'', a Chinese cargo ship carrying 77 tonnes of small arms bound for Zimbabwe, purportedly from the Chinese Ministry of Defense. According to reports, the ship has since left for Mozambique. (BBC News)

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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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Compulsion

By: Jonathan Kellerman

Once again, the depths of the criminal mind and the darkest side of a glittering city fuel #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman’s brilliant storytelling.

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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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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

5

Platform: PC

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Visual Art's

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Bomberman Online Japan

Platform: Windows XP

Genre: Massive Multiplayer Online Game, Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Code Geass

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable

Genre: Tragedy, Mecha, Science fantasy

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Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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Spider-Man: Web of Shadows

Platform: Microsoft Windows Nintendo DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision

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