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Saturday 19 April 2008

It was Saturday, 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 Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Enduro Racer or Avalon Code.
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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 ?

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 19 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
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Facts:
  • Muqtada al-Sadr threatens a new rebellion if a United States-Iraqi crackdown against his followers continues. (''Sunday Herald'')
  • Soyuz TMA-11 lands safely outside Arkalyk, short of the planned landing site in Kazakhstan, due to a computer glitch. (AP via Yahoo! News)
  • 2008 Summer Olympics torch relay: Chinese nationalists boycott the French-owned retail chain Carrefour in cities including Kunming, Hefei and Wuhan, accusing the French people of racism. Protesters block customers with large flags and throw water bottles. In Hefei, a Carrefour store was vandalized and looted by protesters. (YouTube)
  • A South African court blocks unloading of the ''An Yue Jiang'', a Chinese cargo ship carrying 77 tonnes of small arms bound for Zimbabwe, purportedly from the Chinese Ministry of Defense. According to reports, the ship has since left for Mozambique. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 19 April 2008

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Palermo : 1 - 0
  • Roma - Livorno : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 19 April 2008
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • FC Brussels - Mouscron : 0 - 2
  • Genk - Dender : 2 - 0
  • Germinal - St Truiden : 2 - 1
  • Roeselare - Mechelen : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 19 April 2008
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Betis : 1 - 3
  • Barcelona - Espanol : 0 - 0
  • Sevilla - Almeria : 1 - 4
  • Zaragoza - Recreativo : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 19 April 2008
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Hercules : 1 - 0
  • Las Palmas - Alaves : 2 - 1
  • Poli Ejido - Cordoba : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 19 April 2008

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Books

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

Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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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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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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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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Videogames

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Enduro Racer

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Virtual Console

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Sega

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Avalon Code

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing game

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Barnyard Blast: Swine of the Night

Barnyard Blast: Swine of the Night

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Vintage-style action shooter

Publisher: NA DSI Games; EU Bigben Interactive, Neko Entertainment

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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