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Friday 18 April 2008

It was Friday, 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 Belong To Me by Marisa de los Santos was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Away: Shuffle Dungeon or Bomberman 2.
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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 18 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A 5.2-5.4-magnitude earthquake rocks Illinois, USA, centered near West Salem, the largest in the region in 40 years, and felt 350 miles away.
  • CNN news anchor Richard Quest is arrested for possession of methamphetamine in New York's Central Park. (Reuters)
  • A Texas judge rules that 418 children taken from the YFZ Ranch should remain in state custody for 60 days. (''Ft. Worth Star-Telegram'')
  • South Korea agrees to open its market to beef from the United States ahead of trade talks. (Reuters via ''The Washington Post'')

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Sport Games on 18 April 2008

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Lokeren : 3 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Gueugnon : 2 - 0
  • Amiens - Clermont : 0 - 0
  • Boulogne - Dijon : 0 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Le Havre : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 April 2008
Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burton - Stevenage : 3 - 0
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Academica - Guimaraes : 0 - 0
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Books

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

Belong To Me

By: Marisa de los Santos

“Marisa de los Santos’s Belong to Me is my favorite discovery of the past years: a terrific page-turner that’s also poignant, funny, surprising and deeply heartfelt.”—Harlan

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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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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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Remember Me?

By: Sophie Kinsella

When twenty-eight-year-old Lexi Smart wakes up in a London hospital, she’s in for a big surprise. Her teeth are perfect. Her body is toned. Her handbag is Vuitton.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Away: Shuffle Dungeon

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing

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Coffeetime Crosswords

Coffeetime Crosswords

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Konami

Bomberman 2

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Bruiser and Scratch

Bruiser and Scratch

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle/Adventure

Publisher: Steel Penny Games

The Incredible Hulk

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Action, Sandbox

Publisher: Sega Vivendi Games

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