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Tuesday 1 April 2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. The Voyeur, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Biology Battle or 12Riven: The Psi-Climinal of Integral.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore

Country: United States

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Never Back Down

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Starring: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounsou, Amber Heard

Country: United States

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Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2

Starring: Adam Bobrow

Country: Japan

Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

Starring: Mark Bellman, Burnie Burns, Yomary Cruz, Leigh Eddy

Country: United States


Written by: Adir Miller, Ran Sarig

Starring: Adir Miller, Lior Halfon, Nir Levy, Yael Sharoni

Country: Israel

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17 - o poveste despre destin

Starring: Alexandru Avadanei, Andrei Finti, Letitia Vladescu, David Zory

Country: Romania


Starring: Scott Wilson, Justin Lukach

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 2008 ?

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
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  • A human rights group in Sri Lanka has blamed local security forces for the massacre of 17 aid workers in 2006 and accused the government of a cover-up. (BBC News)
  • The Swedish national postal service will merge with its Danish counterpart, the new group will be based in Stockholm. (Reuters)
  • Finland's Foreign Minister Ilkka Kanerva is forced to resign after a scandal involving 200 text messages sent to a stripper. (AP via CNN.com)
  • In Rijeka, Croatia, University of Rijeka officially founded Department of Biotechnology, Department of Informatics, Department of Mathematics, Department of Physics.

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Sport Games on 1 April 2008

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Reims - Bastia : 1 - 2
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - West Brom : 0 - 0
  • Sheffield Weds - Coventry : 1 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Droylsden - Torquay : 1 - 2
  • Grays - Stafford Rangers : 5 - 1
  • Histon - Northwich : 1 - 1
  • Kidderminster - Ebbsfleet : 2 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Livingston - Queen of Sth : 1 - 0
  • Partick - Dundee : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Remember Me?

By: Sophie Kinsella

When twenty-eight-year-old Lexi Smart wakes up in a London hospital, she’s in for a big surprise. Her teeth are perfect. Her body is toned. Her handbag is Vuitton.

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A New Earth

By: Eckhart Tolle

“A wake-up call for the entire planet . . . [A New Earth] helps us to stop creating our own suffering and obsessing over the past and what the future might be, and to put ourselves in the now.”

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The Reason For God

By: Timothy Keller

Timothy Keller, the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, addresses the frequent doubts that skeptics and non-believers bring to religion.

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Honor Thyself

By: Danielle Steel

Carole Barber has come to Paris to work on her novel and to find herself. A legend of film and stage, Carole has set a standard of grace, devoting herself

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aoi Shiro

Aoi Shiro

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: visual novel, adventure, yuri

Biology Battle

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG), PC

Genre: Dual stick shooter

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12Riven: The Psi-Climinal of Integral

Platform: PlayStation 2 Microsoft Windows PlayStation Portable Android iOS

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: Cyberfront

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Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Chronicles of Mystery: The Scorpio Ritual

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: City Interactive

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