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Thursday 5 April 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are Young by Fun.. The Avengers, directed by Joss Whedon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Daddy Knows Best. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Cars: Hit the Road or E.X. Troopers.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Avengers

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson

Country: United States

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American Reunion

Directed by: Jon Hurwitz

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache

Starring: Franois Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny

Country: United States

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Directed by: Morten Tyldum

Starring: Aksel Hennie, Synnve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Country: United States

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21 Jump Street

Directed by: Phil Lord

Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Sea Rescue

Written by: Scott Helmstedter, Dave Morgan, Eric S. Rollman

Starring: Sam Champion, Matt Gutman

Country: United States

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Max's Midnight Movies

Starring: Lili Bordán, Andrew Hefler

Country: Hungary

Banking Bad

Starring: DeVeau Dunn, Mark Serritella, Paula A. Ramirez, Nicholas George

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 2012 ?

  • 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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  • A rocket fired from Egypt's Sinai desert hits the Israeli city of Eilat but causes no injuries or property damage. (Reuters)
  • Mali's Azawad National Liberation Movement declares an end to military activities, claiming that they have captured enough territory to form their own state. (BBC)
  • Syrian Army troops launch a fierce attack on the Damascus suburb of Douma. (AP via WVEC)
  • Rival militias cease fighting in the town of Zuwara in western Libya after the National Transitional Council claims a ceasefire. (Reuters Alertnet)
  • A Chinese company that insures ships announces it will stop indemnifying tankers carrying Iranian oil. This represents a continued tightening of world sanctions on Iran. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 5 April 2012

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Greuther Furth - Cottbus : 3 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 2 - 1
  • Union Berlin - Erzgebirge Aue : 1 - 0
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Varese - Pescara : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Steve Jobs

By: Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed

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Defending Jacob

By: William Landay

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe • Kansas City Star “A legal thriller that’s comparable to classics such as Scott

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The Hunger Games Trilogy

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins's extraordinary worldwide-bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in a paperback boxset! This edition features the books with the classic cover art in a striking new package.Now

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Thinking, Fast And Slow

By: Daniel Kahneman

Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, OS X, Android, Linux

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Atari

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Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Platform: PC, iOS, Android

Publisher: Microïds

Dead Trigger

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror,action role-playing

Publisher: Madfinger Games

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Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Crazy Cars: Hit the Road

Platform: PC, iOS, Android

Publisher: Microïds

E.X. Troopers

Platform: Nintendo 3DS PlayStation 3

Genre: Action, Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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