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Thursday 12 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.. Lockout, directed by James Mather, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Elegy For Eddie by Jacqueline Winspear was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Daddy Knows Best. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Fine Happy Action Theater or Mario Tennis Open.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: James Mather

Starring: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare

Country: United States

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The Three Stooges

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly

Starring: Sean Hayes, Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Sasso

Country: United States

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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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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 12 April 2012 ?

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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  • Mutinous soldiers in Guinea-Bissau stage a coup d'état and take control of the capital city, Bissau. They arrest interim President Raimundo Pereira and leading presidential candidate Carlos Gomes Júnior in the midst of a presidential election campaign.ref name=quotapquot
  • A ceasefire to military operations in the 2011–2012 Syrian uprising comes into effect. (AFP via ''Melbourne Herald-Sun'')
  • The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Vatican Library announce they will make 1.5 million pages of ancient texts available on the Internet. (Vatican Radio)
  • Transport chiefs in London ban a bus advert which suggested gay people could be cured. (''Evening Standard'')
  • Sony Corp announces plans to cut 10,000 jobs around the world to reduce costs and return the company to profitability. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 12 April 2012

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Cagliari : 1 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Santander - Mallorca : 0 - 3
  • Sevilla - Zaragoza : 3 - 0
  • Villarreal - Malaga : 2 - 1
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Den Haag - Groningen : 3 - 0
  • Graafschap - Utrecht : 3 - 0
  • VVV Venlo - Vitesse : 1 - 3
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Elegy For Eddie

By: Jacqueline Winspear

In this latest entry in Jacqueline Winspear’s acclaimed, bestselling mystery series—“less whodunits than why-dunits, more P.D. James than Agatha Christie” (USA Today)—Maisie Dobbs takes on her most personal case yet, a

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Lone Wolf

By: Jodi Picoult

A life hanging in the balance…a family torn apart. The #1 internationally bestselling author Jodi Picoult tells an unforgettable story about family secrets, love, and letting go.

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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin


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Private Games

By: James Patterson and Mark Sullivan

On your markPrivate, the world's most renowned investigation firm, has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Double Fine Happy Action Theater

Double Fine Happy Action Theater

Platform: Xbox 360 with Kinect (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Casual game

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Mario Tennis Open

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

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

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Atari

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The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave

The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave

Platform: Nintendo 3DS eShop

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Genius Sonority

Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Evolved Games

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