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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 A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching VS. Arashi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ankh: Curse of the Scarab King or Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

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

Country: United States

Talking Metal

Written by: John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Starring: Mike Chlasciak, Bud Friendly, John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Country: United States

Escape to Chimp Eden

Starring: Eugene Cussons

Country: United States

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Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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Life in Cold Blood

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Voyeur

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Katarina Vasilissa, Francesco Casale, Cristina Garavaglia

Country: United States

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

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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21

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

A New Earth

By: Eckhart Tolle

The 10th anniversary edition of A New Earth with a new preface by Eckhart Tolle. With his bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived ...

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Change of Heart

By: Jodi Picoult

The acclaimed #1 New York Times bestselling author presents a spellbinding tale of a mother's tragic loss and one man's last chance at gaining salvation.Can we save ourselves, or do we rely on others to do it? Is what we ...

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The Other Boleyn Girl

By: Philippa Gregor

Historical fiction: When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of 14, she catches the eye of Henry VIII at first. (P, Touchstone)

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

D1GP Arcade

D1GP Arcade

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing, drifting

Publisher: Taito

Buzz! Junior: Dino Den

Buzz! Junior: Dino Den

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Ankh: Curse of the Scarab King

Ankh: Curse of the Scarab King

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Xider Games

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Chess Crusade

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Board game

Publisher: NA Destination Software; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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