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Thursday 26 April 2012

2012-04-26

It was Thursday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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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 30 days ?

Los Feliz

Starring: Bernard Badion, Stephen Avitabile, Wendy McColm, Eugenie Coetzee

Country: United States

The Most Popular Girls in School

Starring: Lily Vonnegut, Carlo Moss, Kate Frisbee, Garrett Mendez

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 26 April
Facts:
  • Former Liberian President Charles Taylor is found guilty on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Sierra Leone Civil War.
  • Syrian uprising (2011–present): Nearly 70 people are killed in rocket attacks by the Syrian army on the city of Hama, including many children. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2011–2012 Bahraini uprising: Mourners and police clash at the funeral of a protester who was killed last week. (IOL)
  • Seven people are killed in Nigeria after a suicide bomber detonates a bomb in his car. The attacks took place in Abuja, at the ''This Day'' newspaper offices. (CBS)
  • Three members of the United States Armed Forces are killed in a bombing in eastern Afghanistan. (AP via Google News)

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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 ?

Bad Piggies

Platform: Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS X, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360[3] Wii U

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Doom 3 BFG Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows Linux PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Nvidia Shield

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Dustforce

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Digerati Distribution

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Gunslinger Stratos

Gunslinger Stratos

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Romance

Publisher: Square Enix, Ubisoft


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