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Tuesday 17 April 2012

It was Tuesday, 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 Lucky One, directed by Scott Hicks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Stay Close by Harlan Coben was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Daddy Knows Best. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alan Wake's American Nightmare or Conception Ore no Kodomo o Undekure!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Lucky One

Directed by: Scott Hicks

Starring: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner

Country: United States

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Think Like a Man

Directed by: Tim Story

Starring: Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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 17 April 2012 ?

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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  • South Sudan–Sudan border conflict:
  • The Sudanese parliament declares South Sudan “an enemy” and calls for the overthrow of the government of South Sudan. (Times Live)
  • The Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, announces a withdrawal of Australian troops fighting the war in Afghanistan by the end of 2013. (BBC)
  • Palestinian inmates held in Israeli jails from Hamas, Islamic Jihad, the PFLP and the DFLP go on hunger strike on the Palestinian ampquotPrisoners' Dayampquot. Thousands of people rally in towns and cities in both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in support of their action, waving Palestinian flags and displaying photos of imprisoned relatives. (''The Jerusalem Post'')
  • Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah announces that Hezbollah are willing to mediate between the Syrian government and the opposition, in his first interview with the West in six years, in the first episode of a new interview show ''The World Tomorrow'', hosted by Julian Assange. (AFP via Google)

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Sport Games on 17 April 2012

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Leeds : 1 - 0
  • Brighton - Watford : 2 - 2
  • Bristol City - West Ham : 1 - 1
  • Cardiff - Derby : 2 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Telford United - Tamworth : 1 - 0
  • Cambridge - York : 0 - 1
  • Luton - Ebbsfleet : 3 - 0
  • Newport County - Darlington : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 April 2012
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stevenage - Carlisle : 1 - 0
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League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Aldershot - Swindon : 2 - 1
  • Crawley Town - Northampton : 3 - 1
  • Shrewsbury - Port Vale : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Stay Close

By: Harlan Coben

The past never truly fades away.… Megan is a suburban soccer mom who once upon a time walked on the wild side.

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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Lover Reborn

By: J. R. Ward

#1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward’s “different, creative, dark, violent, and flat-out amazing”* Black Dagger Brotherhood series continues as a vampire warrior crosses the line between life and

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Beastly Things

By: Donna Leon

The twenty-first Commissario Brunetti mystery and Donna Leon’s biggest New York Times bestseller yet It’s no wonder that Donna Leon’s latest mystery debuted on the New York Times bestseller list

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Cypher: Cyberpunk Text Adventure

Cypher: Cyberpunk Text Adventure

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Cabrera Brothers

Alan Wake's American Nightmare

Platform: Xbox 360 Xbox ONE Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, psychological horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

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Conception Ore no Kodomo o Undekure!

Conception Ore no Kodomo o Undekure!

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Spike Chunsoft

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