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Saturday 23 April 2011

2011-04-23

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to E.T. by Katy Perry. Fast Five, directed by Justin Lin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Fast Five

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

Country: United States

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Bridesmaids

Directed by: Paul Feig

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne

Country: United States

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Insidious

Directed by: James Wan

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins

Country: United States

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Detention

Directed by: Joseph Kahn

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke

Country: United States

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L'argent

Directed by: Marcel L'Herbier

Starring: Brigitte Helm, Marie Glory, Yvette Guilbert

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Game of Thrones

Written by: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss

Starring: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington

Country: United States

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Monty Don's Italian Gardens

Starring: Monty Don

Country: United Kingdom

Game Sack

Starring: Joe Redifer, David White

Country: United States

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Undergrad

Written by: Evan Iwata, Nick Rodriguez

Starring: Miles du Mosch, Shalini Bathina, Annie Jankowski, Alex Diehl

Country: United States

Half in the Bag

Starring: Mike Stoklasa, Jay Bauman, Rich Evans

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 2011 ?

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:
  • Geoffrey Russell: 4th Baron Ampthill (Born 1921).
  • Tom King: Baron King of Bridgwater English soldier and politician Secretary of State for Defence.
  • John Sullivan: American real estate agent and politician.
Facts:
  • Cambodia and Thailand clash on their border. (Al Jazeera)
  • Arab Spring
  • 2011 Syrian protests:
  • At least twelve people are killed by security forces during funerals. (Reuters)
  • The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemns the killing by the government of at least 300 people since mid-March. (RIA Novosti)

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Katy Perry - E.T.
  2. S&M - Rihanna
  3. S&M - Rihanna
  4. The Black Eyed Peas - Just Can't Get Enough
  5. F**K You (Forget You) - Cee Lo Green
  6. Lady GaGa - Born This Way
  7. Down On Me - Jeremih
  8. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown
  9. Britney Spears - Till The World Ends
  10. Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor

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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 2011?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11511152
  • Time: A picture of Abraham Lincoln with a tear running down his face
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11575

Books

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

Heaven Is for Real

By: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

A little boys astounding story of his trip to heaven and back.

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City of Fallen Angels

By: Cassandra Clare

Trust is dangerous, and to love is to destroy. Plunge into the fourth installment in the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (Entertainment Weekly)—now with a gorgeous new cover, a map, a new foreword, and exclusive ...

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Water for Elephants

By: Sara Gruen

Though he may not speak of them, the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski's ninety-something-year-old mind. Memories of himself as a young man, tossed by fate onto a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show ...

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The Fifth Witness

By: Michael Connell

Defense attorney Mickey Haller represents a woman in foreclosure accused of killing her banker. (E, Little, Brown)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AFL

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment

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All Zombies Must Die!

All Zombies Must Die!

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Square Enix

Dead Space 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter, Survival horror

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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DJMax Technika 3

DJMax Technika 3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Pentavision

Payday: The Heist

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

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