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Saturday 23 April 2005

2005-04-23

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Candy Shop by 50 Cent. In UK (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay was in the top 5 hits. xXx: State of the Union, directed by Lee Tamahori, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while The Purpose-Driven Life by Rick Warren was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

xXx: State of the Union

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Directed by: Garth Jennings

Starring: Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell

Country: United States

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A Lot Like Love

Directed by: Nigel Cole

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Taryn Manning

Country: United States

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Crash

Directed by: Paul Haggis

Starring: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton

Country: United States

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Mughal-E-Azam

Directed by: K. Asif

Starring: Prithviraj Kapoor, Madhubala, Durga Khote

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Office

Written by: Greg Daniels, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant

Starring: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

Country: United States

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Help

Starring: Paul Whitehouse, Chris Langham, Alison King

Country: United Kingdom

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Written by: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko

Starring: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena, Dee Bradley Baker

Country: United States

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Toonattik

Starring: Jamie Rickers, Anna Williamson, Luke Beach, Laura Hamilton

Country: United Kingdom

Battlestar Galactica

Written by: Glen A. Larson, Ronald D. Moore

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 23 April
Famous Deaths:
  • Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen: Austrailian politician (Born 1911).
  • Sir John Mills: English actor (Born 1908).
  • Romano Scarpa: Italian author and illustrator (d. 2005).
  • Al Grassby: Australian journalist and politician, born of Spanish-Irish parents in Brisbane and educated at a dozen schools around the world and the U. of South West England.
  • Earl Wilson: American baseball player and coach (d. 2005).

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2005?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.816
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The 2005 TIME 100 -- Apr. 18, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10042

Books

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

The Purpose-Driven Life

By: Rick Warren

Translated into over 50 languages, The Purpose Driven Life is far more than just a book; it is a guide to a spiritual journey that has transformed millions of lives.

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Nighttime Is My Time

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From the "Queen of Suspense," Mary Higgins Clark, comes a riveting tale of suspense, secrets and revenge.Historian Jean Sheridan returns to Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, excited about her twenty-year high-school reunion at Stonecroft Academy.

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Blind Alley

By: Iris Johansen

Wrapped up in a brutal investigation, Eve Duncan, the signature character of #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen, walks into an obsessive killer’s trap .

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Star Wars Revenge of the Sith

By: Matthew Stover

Based on the screenplay of the movie, Star Wars: Episode III, the audiobook brings the epic full circle, revealing at last just how the young Jedi, Anakin Skywalker, became the most evil villain in the galaxy, Darth Vader, and father ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None

Platform: Windows,[3] Wii

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Adventure Company

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Atomic Cannon

Atomic Cannon

Platform: Windows Mac OS X Windows Mobile

Genre: Artillery game

Blokus Portable: Steambot Championship

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Irem; NA/EU Majesco Games

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Dragon Ball Z: Sagas

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Atari

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SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants!

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS

Genre: Party

Publisher: THQ

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