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Saturday 5 April 2008

It was Saturday, 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 Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching VS. Arashi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ADK Tamashii or Catching Features.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

VS. Arashi

Starring: Satoshi Ôno, Shô Sakurai, Masaki Aiba, Kazunari Ninomiya

Country: Japan

Los simuladores

Written by: Damián Szifrón

Starring: Alejandro Calva, Arath de la Torre, Ruben Zamora, Antonio de la Vega

Country: Mexico

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 2008 ?

  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
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  • Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter), American actor (Moses - The Ten Commandments, Ben Hur, Planet of the Apes) and activist (1960s Civil Rights, National Rifle Association) dies at age 84 in Beverly Hills, California. Heston won Best Actor Academy Award for his performance in Ben Hur. Heston also served as president of the Screen Actors Guild and was chairman of the American Film Institute.
  • A bus carrying high school band students tips over on Interstate 94 northwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, killing one person and leaving three others in critical condition. (CNN)
  • 183 women and children are taken into protective custody from the YFZ Ranch compound linked to polygamist Warren Jeffs. (Reuters)
  • Comply or Die ridden by Timmy Murphy, wins the 2008 Grand National at Aintree by four lengths. (Sky News)

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Sport Games on 5 April 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Milan - Cagliari : 3 - 1
  • Roma - Genoa : 3 - 2
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Bergen : 0 - 0
  • Dender - Charleroi : 2 - 4
  • FC Brussels - Mechelen : 2 - 2
  • Genk - Lokeren : 2 - 3
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Karlsruhe : 1 - 0
  • Ein Frankfurt - Nurnberg : 1 - 3
  • Hertha - Werder Bremen : 1 - 2
  • Schalke 04 - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Mallorca - Real Madrid : 1 - 1
  • Osasuna - Recreativo : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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The Appeal

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history.

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Armand and the Foppish Hat

Platform: Macintosh and Windows

Genre: Adventure Game

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

Platform: BlackBerry OS, iOS, Java ME, Symbian OS, N-Gage 2.0, DSiWare

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Boogie Superstar

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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ADK Tamashii

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: SNK Playmore

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Catching Features

Catching Features

Genre: Sports/Simulation

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