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Wednesday 16 April 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Princess Eleonore and Eléonore . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Touch My Body by Mariah Carey. In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. The Voyeur, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Simple Genius by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Class of Heroes or Burning Wheels.
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TV Series

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NOFX Backstage Passport

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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Breaking Bad

Written by: Vince Gilligan

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Country: United States

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The Genius of Photography

Starring: David Byrne

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 ?

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

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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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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Jumper

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Princess Eleonore: of Belgium.
  • Eléonore : Belgian royal family member, fourth child and second daughter born to Prince Philippe, heir to the Belgian throne, and his wife Mathilde.
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Facts:
  • Heritage Auction Galleries auctions the Queller Collection. The Mickley specimen of the Class I US 1804 dollar sells for $3,737,500.
  • Pope Benedict XVI makes his first official visit to the US, welcomed by President George Bush at Andrews Air Force Base.
  • A Zimbabwean judge clears two British journalists of reporting on the 2008 presidential election without accreditation. (AP via the ''San Francisco Chronicle'')
  • Around 44 people, mostly children, die after a bus plunges into the Narmada River in the western Indian state of Gujarat. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 16 April 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Juventus - Parma : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 April 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Leverkusen : 1 - 0
  • Dortmund - Hannover : 1 - 3
  • Duisburg - Karlsruhe : 0 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Bayern Munich : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 16 April 2008
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Erzgebirge Aue : 1 - 0
  • CZ Jena - M'gladbach : 2 - 2
  • Greuther Furth - Offenbach : 2 - 1
  • Koblenz - Freiburg : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 April 2008
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Queen of Sth - Partick : 2 - 0
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Books

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Simple Genius

By: David Baldacci

In a world of secrets, human genius is power. And sometimes it is simply deadly . . .Near Washington, D.C., there are two clandestine institutions: the world's most unusual laboratory and a secret CIA training camp.

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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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Home

By: Julie Andrews

"A frank, intriguing memoir."--People "Painfully shrewd, and written with real delicacy and pathos." --The New York Times Book Review "Home reflects the very qualities that first made the working-class

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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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Videogames

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The Chronicles of Spellborn

The Chronicles of Spellborn

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Frogster Interactive Mindscape Acclaim Games

Class of Heroes

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Acquire; NA Atlus

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Cradle of Rome

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Puzzle, strategy

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the Inferno

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Play THQ

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Burning Wheels

Burning Wheels

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Publisher: RTL Interactive


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