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Friday 23 April 2010

It was Friday, 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 The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching How the Universe Works. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blur or Pac-Man Championship Edition.
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Movies

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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Kick-Ass

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

Immersion

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 23 April 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Facts:
  • The X-37B unmanned military prototype spaceplane is launched atop an Atlas V rocket into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The 9m long reusable spaceplane is about one-quarter the size of the space shuttle.
  • 80 people die after drinking illegal home-made banana gin (waragi) laced with methanol in Kabale, Uganda (TMC)
  • Dozens of people are killed and more than 100 others are wounded by a series of bomb explosions in Baghdad, mostly near Shia mosques around the time of Jumu'ah (Reuters)
  • Seven people, including six police officers and a civilian, are killed and two other officers are injured in a shoot-out with suspected gang hitmen in Ciudad Juárez. (''The New York Times'')
  • Two supporters of defeated independent state candidate Angelina Teny are killed by police and four others are injured during post-election protests in Bentiu. (Reuters)

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Sport Games on 23 April 2010

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Stuttgart : 0 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 1
  • Karlsruhe - Ahlen : 1 - 0
  • St Pauli - Koblenz : 6 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 April 2010
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Vallecano - Gimnastic : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of 23 April 2010
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Strasbourg : 1 - 0
  • Dijon - Clermont : 2 - 3
  • Guingamp - Chateauroux : 1 - 1
  • Istres - Brest : 1 - 0
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Everything To Me - Monica
  2. Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home) - Usher Featuring Plies
  3. Rihanna - Rude Boy
  4. My Chick Bad - Ludacris Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. Neighbors Know My Name - Trey Songz
  6. Say Something - Timbaland Featuring Drake
  7. Over - Drake
  8. Robin Thicke - Sex Therapy
  9. Lil Freak - Usher Featuring Nicki Minaj
  10. Nothin' On You - B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Banda Los Recoditos - Ando Bien Pedo
  2. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  3. Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga - Me Gusta Todo De Ti
  4. Chino & Nacho - Nina Bonita
  5. Dile Al Amor - Aventura
  6. Te Pido Perdon - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  7. El Enamorado - Los Titanes de Durango
  8. Sin Evidencias - Banda MS
  9. Carita De Angel - Larry Hernandez
  10. Comandos del M.P. (500 Balazos) - Voz de Mando
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
  2. Your Decision - Alice In Chains
  3. Muse - Uprising
  4. Savior - Rise Against
  5. Letter From A Thief - Chevelle
  6. Phoenix - 1901
  7. Godsmack - Cryin' Like A Bitch!
  8. Weezer - (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  9. The Good Life - Three Days Grace
  10. Break - Three Days Grace

Books

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

The Girl Who Played With Fire

By: Stieg Larsson

Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

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Oprah: A Biography

By: Kitty Kelle

An unauthorized biography of the billionaire TV talk show host. (H, Crown)

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A River In The Sky

By: Elizabeth Peters

“Between Amelia Peabody and Indiana Jones, it’s Amelia—in wit and daring—by a landslide.”—New York Times Book ReviewIntrepid archaeologist and superior sleuth Amelia Peabody returns in A River in the Sky.

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blur

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Activision

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And-Kensaku

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: Nintendo

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Pac-Man Championship Edition

Platform: Android Xbox Live Arcade iOS PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Nintendo 3DS J2ME Roku Maemo 5

Genre: Maze, Arcade

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Alpha Protocol

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing, stealth

Publisher: Sega

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Azkend

Platform: iOS

Genre: Match-3

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