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Monday 25 April 2011

2011-04-25

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 S&M by Rihanna. Thor, directed by Kenneth Branagh, 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..

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Movies

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

Thor

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman

Country: United States

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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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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 25 April 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
  • Saint Filo.
  • Official Red Hat Society day.
  • Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
  • Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mia Ziering: American noted family member, she is the daughter of actor Ian Ziering and his wife Erin.
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Facts:
  • Guantánamo Files: (Al Jazeera)
  • WikiLeaks releases classified cables detailing the interrogations carried out by the United States at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, as well as the imprisonment in the camp of Afghans and Pakistanis, children, elderly and mentally ill, before later being released without charge. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • Staff at Guantánamo Bay were instructed that any Muslim traveling to Afghanistan after 11 September 2001 was likely to have gone there ampquotto support Osama bin Laden through direct hostilities against the US forcesampquot, with any other reasons being dismissed as ampquottotal fabricationsampquot, making it difficult for the interrogated to plead their innocence. (''The Guardian'')
  • Details of U.S. collaboration with at least 10 foreign intelligence agencies emerge, with Chinese, Tunisian, Moroccan, Russian, Saudi, Tajik, Jordanian, Algerian, Yemeni and Kuwaiti delegations assisting the U.S. with interrogations at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, and China and Russia vowing to prosecute and punish any repatriated Uighurs or Uzbeks. (''The Guardian'')
  • Details of how an al-Qaeda-linked militant duped Canadian intelligence agents also emerge. (''The Globe and Mail'')

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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. S&M - Rihanna
  2. S&M - Rihanna
  3. Katy Perry - E.T.
  4. The Black Eyed Peas - Just Can't Get Enough
  5. Down On Me - Jeremih
  6. F**K You (Forget You) - Cee Lo Green
  7. Adele - Rolling In The Deep
  8. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown
  9. Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor
  10. Britney Spears - Till The World Ends

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2011?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: What if There's No Hell? -- Apr. 25, 2011
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11576
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11511152

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 ?

Bag It!

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle

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BloodRayne: Betrayal

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, hack and slash, platform

Publisher: JP Arc System Works (PS3); NA Majesco Entertainment (PS3, X360); WW Midnight City (PC)

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BombSquad

BombSquad

Platform: Mac, Ouya, Linux, Android

Genre: Party

Publisher: Eric Froemling

Brink

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Captain America: Super Soldier

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 Wii Xbox 360 Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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