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Wednesday 2 April 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sofia Cabello . 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 In Defense Of Food by Michael Pollan 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 Aether or CarneyVale: Showtime.
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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 2 April 2008 ?

  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
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  • Leader of the House of Commons Harriet Harman becomes the first Labour woman ever to answer Prime Minister's Questions. (''The Scotsman'')
  • The United States House of Representatives votes to provide $50 billion over five years to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa and other third world areas. (AP via Google News)
  • Suspended Serb prison workers from Lipljan, Kosovo, claim that Serbia has not paid them money promised for leaving the Kosovo institutions. (B-92)
  • Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern announces he will resign on 6 May after 11 years of rule. (RTÉ)
  • A strong cold front sweeps across south-eastern Australia, bringing destructive winds to South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. In Melbourne, a woman died when part of a wall collapsed in the suburb of Mentone. (ABC News Australia)

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Sport Games on 2 April 2008

Le Championnat
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  • Paris SG - Strasbourg : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

In Defense Of Food

By: Michael Pollan

#1 New York Times BestsellerFood. There's plenty of it around, and we all love to eat it. So why should anyone need to defend it?Because

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Dead Heat

By: Joel C. Rosenberg

2009 Retailer's Choice Award winner!The stage is set for war. Oil prices are surging to record highs. A new dictator is rising in Iraq.

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The Dark Tide

By: Andrew Gross

On the morning Karen Friedman learns that her husband, a hedge fund manager, has been tragically killed, Detective Ty Hauck begins his investigation of another man's death in a suspicious hit-and-run

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The Age Of American Unreason

By: Susan Jacoby

A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces-usually treated as separate entities-that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Browser

Genre: Adventure, puzzle

Publisher: Armor Games

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CarneyVale: Showtime

CarneyVale: Showtime

Platform: Games for Windows – Live Windows Phone 7 Xbox Live Indie Games

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: LucasArts THQ Wireless (iOS, mobile phone, N-Gage) Activision (Japanese version)

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Bratz Kidz

Platform: Wii Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Game Factory

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Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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