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Wednesday 21 April 2010

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Rude Boy by Rihanna. Iron Man 2, directed by Jon Favreau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching How the Universe Works. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DeathSpank or Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Iron Man 2

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow

Country: United States

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Clash of the Titans

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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How to Train Your Dragon

Directed by: Dean DeBlois

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Aaron Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chlo Grace Moretz

Country: United States

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She's Out of My League

Directed by: Jim Field Smith

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, T.J. Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

How the Universe Works

Starring: Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller, Hakeem Oluseyi, Phil Plait

Country: United States

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The Tatami Galaxy

Starring: Shintaro Asanuma, Keiji Fujiwara, Yuki Kaida, Maaya Sakamoto

Country: Japan

Venice Boulevard

Starring: Andre Boyer, CJ Johnson, Channing Ross

Country: United States

We Are with the Band

Starring: Heleya de Barros, Vivian Kerr, Jules Willcox, Gabriel Oliva

Country: United States


Starring: Burnie Burns, Griffon Ramsey, Geoff Lazer Ramsey, Gustavo Sorola

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 April 2010 ?

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Juan Antonio Samaranch: Spanish chairman of the International Olympic Committee (d. 2010).
  • Gustav Lorentzen: Norwegian thermodynamic scientist and professor at the Norwegian Institute of Technology, and Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  • 52 civilians are killed and 55 others are wounded in renewed tribal clashes in Sudan's South Darfur state. (China.org)
  • A Rovos Rail luxury tourist train derails near Pretoria, South Africa, killing at least two people – a pregnant woman and her baby whose birth occurred during the derailment – and injuring at least 25 others. (News24)
  • Poland announces the date of its presidential election mdash June 20 mdash to elect plane crash victim Lech Kaczyński's successor. (Al Jazeera)
  • Pope Benedict XVI makes an explicit promise that the Roman Catholic Church will take action against child sexual abuse by priests. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
  • GetEQUAL activists shout at President of the United States Barack Obama while he is speaking, expressing their annoyance over the slow progress of repealing the ban on open homosexuality in the country's armed forces. (''The Daily Telegraph'')

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Sport Games on 21 April 2010

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Ayr - Airdrie Utd : 1 - 4
  • Raith Rvs - Dundee : 1 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Hull - Aston Villa : 0 - 2
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 2010?

  • Time: A young student with a stack of money on her desk
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11415
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1098


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


By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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The Walk

By: Richard Paul Evans

What would you do if you lost everything—your job, your home, and the love of your life—all at the same time?

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The Aloha Quilt

By: Jennifer Chiaverini

Another season of Elm Creek Quilt Camp has come to a close, and Bonnie Markham faces a bleak and lonely winter ahead, with her quilt shop out of business and her

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Silver Borne

By: Patricia Briggs

Mechanic and shapeshifter Mercy Thompson never knows what the next day (or night) may bring. After all, her world is inhabited by witches, werewolves, and vampires.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batman: The Brave and the Bold – The Videogame

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Beat 'em up, Platform

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Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

Platform: PlayStation Portable iOS Android PlayStation Vita Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Murder mystery, action-adventure

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

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Java ME

Genre: Sports

Publisher: EA Sports

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

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

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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