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Friday 23 April 2010

2010-04-23

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Rude Boy by Rihanna. Iron Man 2, directed by Jon Favreau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks 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 months ?

Iron Man 2

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow

Country: United States

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The Story of the Fox

Directed by: Irene Starewicz

Starring: Claude Dauphin, Romain Bouquet, Sylvain Itkine

Country: United States

Clash of the Titans

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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How to Train Your Dragon

Directed by: Dean DeBlois

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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She's Out of My League

Directed by: Jim Field Smith

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, T.J. Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

How the Universe Works

Starring: Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller, Hakeem Oluseyi, Phil Plait

Country: United States

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Venice Boulevard

Starring: Andre Boyer, CJ Johnson, Channing Ross

Country: United States

We Are with the Band

Starring: Heleya de Barros, Vivian Kerr, Jules Willcox, Gabriel Oliva

Country: United States

Immersion

Starring: Burnie Burns, Griffon Ramsey, Geoff Lazer Ramsey, Gustavo Sorola

Country: United States

Adventure Time

Written by: Pendleton Ward

Starring: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Tom Kenny

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 2010 ?

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:
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Facts:
  • The X-37B unmanned military prototype spaceplane is launched atop an Atlas V rocket into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The 9m long reusable spaceplane is about one-quarter the size of the space shuttle.
  • 80 people die after drinking illegal home-made banana gin (waragi) laced with methanol in Kabale, Uganda (TMC)
  • Dozens of people are killed and more than 100 others are wounded by a series of bomb explosions in Baghdad, mostly near Shia mosques around the time of Jumu'ah (Reuters)
  • Seven people, including six police officers and a civilian, are killed and two other officers are injured in a shoot-out with suspected gang hitmen in Ciudad Juárez. (''The New York Times'')
  • Two supporters of defeated independent state candidate Angelina Teny are killed by police and four others are injured during post-election protests in Bentiu. (Reuters)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2010?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.10991100
  • Time: A young student with a stack of money on her desk
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11415

Books

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

The Last Song

By: Nicholas Sparks

Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

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The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary

By: Jeff Kinne

Youth: Subtitle: ?€?How Greg Heffley Went Hollywood?€?. (H, Amulet Books)

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Conservative Victory

By: Sean Hannit

Subtitle: ?€œDefeating Obama's Radical Agenda?€?. (P, Harper Paperbacks)

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The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alpha Protocol

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing, stealth

Publisher: Sega

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Dead Nation

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4

Genre: Twin Stick Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Dead to Rights: Retribution

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Doctor Who: Return to Earth

Platform: Wii

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

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Dragon Ball Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy Science-Fiction Action MMORPG

Publisher: KOR CJ Internet Corporation; CN Shanda Games; JP Namco Bandai Games; TW Cayenne Tech; HK Cayenne Tech

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