Wednesday April 17, 2019

US date format: 4/17/2019, UK date format: 17/4/2019

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 2019). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). Sunrise in Heaven, directed by Waymon Boone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019 On TV people were watching The Code.
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Sunrise in Heaven

Directed by: Waymon Boone

Starring: Caylee Cowan, Corbin Bernsen, Dee Wallace, Erin Bethea

The Village

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard

Born a King

Directed by: Agustí Villaronga

Starring: Abdullah Khaleel, Rawkan Binbella, Ed Skrein, Hermione Corfield

I Spit on Your Grave: Deja Vu

Directed by: Meir Zarchi

Starring: Camille Keaton, Jamie Bernadette, Maria Olsen, Jim Tavaré

Avengers: Endgame

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Starring: Brie Larson, Robert Downey Jr., Karen Gillan, Tessa Thompson


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 17, 2019?


  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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  • Yale University researchers led by professor Nenad Sestan announce, through the Nature journal, that they successfully partly revived the brains of deceased pigs, four hours after death occurred. However, there were no signals from the brains that would indicate awareness or consciousness. (NPR)
  • Voters in Indonesia go to the polls to elect members of the parliament, the President and Vice President. (The Guardian)
  • 2019 Indonesian general election: Voters in Indonesia go to the polls to elect members of the parliament, the President and Vice President. (The Guardian)
  • A man carrying lighters, canisters filled with gasoline and lighter fluid is arrested at New York City's St. Patrick's Cathedral. (The Hill)
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TV Series

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

The Code

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Fake News

Directed by: Michael Linn

What We Do in the Shadows

Directed by: Jemaine Clement

The Enemy Within

Directed by: Jonathan Darby

Lessons in Love

Financial News

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  • Before New York Auto Show, Cars Take Their Own Star Turns To stand out in this crowd, automakers have created satellite events before the official reveals for the press at the Javits Convention Center. [..]
  • Business Quietly Returns to Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder Six months after agents from Saudi Arabia dismembered the writer Jamal Khashoggi, investors are no longer shying away from doing business with the kingdom. [..]
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