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Monday 23 April 2012

2012-04-23

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye. The Pirates! Band of Misfits, directed by Peter Lord, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Directed by: Peter Lord

Starring: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven

Country: United States

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The Raven

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans

Country: United States

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The Five-Year Engagement

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt

Country: United States

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Think Like a Man

Directed by: Tim Story

Starring: Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart

Country: United States

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The Lucky One

Directed by: Scott Hicks

Starring: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mister French Taste

Starring: Olivier Malet, Osric Chau, Sarah Lian

Country: United States

Daddy Knows Best

Written by: Stephen Rannazzisi

Starring: Stephen Rannazzisi, Jade Catta-Preta, Charlie Dick

Country: United States

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Starring: Ashley Clements

Country: United States

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Sea Rescue

Written by: Scott Helmstedter, Dave Morgan, Eric S. Rollman

Starring: Sam Champion, Matt Gutman

Country: United States

Banking Bad

Starring: DeVeau Dunn, Mark Serritella, Paula A. Ramirez, Nicholas George

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 2012 ?

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
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Facts:
  • At least two people are killed and hundreds of others injured in clashes between police and protestors during a nationwide strike in Bangladesh, which was triggered by the unexplained disappearance of opposition politician Ilyas Ali. (Al Jazeera)
  • Iran's oil ministry and its National Iranian Oil Company suffers a malware attack by a computer virus. (''New York Times'')
  • Arab Spring:
  • Bahraini uprising: Bahrain's highest appeals court postpones for a week the final verdict in the case of imprisoned hunger striker Abdulhadi al-Khawaja and 20 other democracy activists. (BBC)
  • Syrian uprising: Syrian regime forces kill at least 33 people with shells and gunfire in the city of Hama. (BBC)

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Books

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

The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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Fifty Shades of Grey

By: E L James

See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey. In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aikatsu!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music, Idol

Publisher: Bandai

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Deep Black

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: 505 Games

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Diabolical Pitch

Diabolical Pitch

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action, sports

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Endgame: Syria

Endgame: Syria

Platform: HTML5, Android

Genre: Trading card game newsgame

Escape Plan

Platform: PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

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