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Thursday 17 April 2008

It was Thursday, 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 Touch My Body by Mariah Carey. In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. Let the Right One In, directed by Tomas Alfredson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Beautiful Boy by David Sheff was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aurora Feint or Lego Batman: The Videogame.
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TV Series

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

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 ?

Let the Right One In

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Aime Cesaire: French Martinican poet and politician (Born 1913).
  • Danny Federici: American musician (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band) (d. 2008).
Facts:
  • At the Central States Numismatic Society convention, in Rosemont, Illinois, Heritage Auction Galleries hosts the US Coin Signature Auction.
  • South Korean special prosecutors investigating Samsung Group indict the Chairman Lee Kun-hee for tax evasion and breach of trust. (AP via ''The Wall Street Journal'')
  • In Malta held the casual election to elect 12 other parliament members, 6 for the Malta Labour Party (MLP) and 6 for the Partit Nazzjonalista (PN), before opening the new parliament of Malta on 11 May, 2008. (DOI Malta)

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Sport Games on 17 April 2008

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Munich 1860 - Wehen : 2 - 1
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Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Droylsden - Ebbsfleet : 1 - 1
  • Rushden & D - Torquay : 2 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Everton - Chelsea : 0 - 1
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Books

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

Beautiful Boy

By: David Sheff

What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff’s journey through his son

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Predictably Irrational

By: Dan Ariely

Why do our headaches persist after we take a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a fifty-cent aspirin? Why do we splurge on a lavish meal but cut coupons to

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Small Favor

By: Jim Butcher

THE New York Times BestsellerHarry Dresden?s life finally seems to be calming down?until a shadow from the past returns. Mab, monarch of the Sidhe Winter Court, calls in an old favor

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Vindicated

By: Jose Canseco

Vindicated is the New York Times bestselling memoir from Jose Canseco with shocking new details about Major League Baseball's steroid epidemic.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

100 Classic Book Collection

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Nintendo HarperCollins

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19420: Joint Strike

19420: Joint Strike

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Aurora Feint

Aurora Feint

Platform: iOS

Crash: Mind over Mutant

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: NA Activision; INT Sierra Entertainment

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Lego Batman: The Videogame

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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