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Friday 8 April 2011

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to E.T. by Katy Perry. Fast Five, directed by Justin Lin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Paris Wife by Paula McLain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Babysitter's a Vampire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer or Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 April 2011

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Movies

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

Fast Five

Directed by: Justin Lin

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster

Country: United States

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The Caller

Directed by: Matthew Parkhill

Starring: Rachelle Lefevre, Stephen Moyer, Lorna Raver, Ed Quinn

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5 Days of War

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Rupert Friend, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Richard Coyle, Heather Graham

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Soul Surfer

Directed by: Sean McNamara

Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood

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The Hit List

Directed by: William Kaufman

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Cole Hauser, Jonathan LaPaglia, Ginny Weirick

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TV Series

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

My Babysitter's a Vampire

Directed by: Bruce McDonald

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Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

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Camelot

Directed by: Marty Callner

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Rango

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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Mad Love

Directed by: Antonia Bird

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
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Facts:
  • At least 12 Palestinians, including 3 civilians, are killed by Israeli air strikes in Gaza in response to numerous mortar and rocket attacks. (BBC)
  • Prominent religious leader Maulvi Showkat Ahmed Shah is killed when explosives attached to a bicycle are detonated outside a mosque in Srinagar, Kashmir, thought to be the first attack of its kind in about two years. The capital's shops shut down and traffic is suspended. (BBC)
  • At least 25 people are killed and at least 320 others are wounded at Camp Ashraf. (Al Jazeera)
  • Arab Spring
  • Today's Friday protests take place in Egypt, Iraq, Syria and Yemen among other places. (Al Jazeera)

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Sport Games on 8 April 2011

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Werder Bremen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 April 2011
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Greuther Furth : 0 - 0
  • Duisburg - Aachen : 3 - 2
  • Osnabruck - Bielefeld : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 April 2011
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona B - Granada : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 April 2011
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Angers - Metz : 0 - 0
  • Boulogne - Vannes : 0 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Nantes : 0 - 0
  • Clermont - Troyes : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 8 April 2011

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 08, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2011 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Katy Perry - E.T.
  2. S&M - Rihanna
  3. F**K You (Forget You) - Cee Lo Green
  4. Lady GaGa - Born This Way
  5. The Black Eyed Peas - Just Can't Get Enough
  6. No Sleep - Wiz Khalifa
  7. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown
  8. F**kin' Perfect - P!nk
  9. Down On Me - Jeremih
  10. Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
  2. All Of The Lights - Kanye West
  3. Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
  4. 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
  5. Love Faces - Trey Songz
  6. Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
  7. Down On Me - Jeremih Featuring 50 Cent
  8. Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
  9. Fall For Your Type - Jamie Foxx Featuring Drake
  10. No BS - Chris Brown
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Lluvia Al Corazon - Mana
  2. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  3. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  4. El Padrino - Joan Sebastian
  5. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  6. Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  7. Llueve El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  8. Violento - Gracias A Dios
  9. No Me Digas Que No - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin & Yandel
  10. Estoy Enamorado - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Rope - Foo Fighters
  2. Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
  3. The Cave - Mumford & Sons
  4. Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
  5. The Black Keys - Tighten Up
  6. Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
  7. Country Song - Seether
  8. Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom) - Shinedown
  9. Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
  10. The Black Keys - Howlin' For You

Books

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

The Paris Wife

By: Paula McLain

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

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Moonwalking With Einstein

By: Joshua Foer

The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memoryAn instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, Moonwalking with Einstein recounts Joshua

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Deceived

By: Paul S. Kemp

The second novel set in the Old Republic era and based on the massively multiplayer online game Star Wars®: The Old Republic™ ramps up the action and brings readers face-to-face for the first time with a Sith warrior to rival ...

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Toys

By: James Patterson, Neil McMahon

James Bond and Jason Bourne have just been topped! A battle for the world is set into unstoppable motion and Hays Baker is the only one who can save it.Hays

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dirt 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer

Platform: iOS, PlayStation Vita

Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards

Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards

Platform: Browser, iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Macintosh, Windows Phone 8

Genre: Trading Card Game

Ben 10: Galactic Racing

Ben 10: Galactic Racing

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: D3 Publisher

Dance Central 2

Dance Central 2

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Rhythm game

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.70
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $96.64
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $85.63
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $41.00
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.2107 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.8419 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9486 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.914 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Point Blank

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Studio: Strand Releasing

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Speed of Thought

Studio: Maya Entertainment

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Perfect Host

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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