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Friday 23 April 2010

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 2010). 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 Black Cat by Martha Grimes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching How the Universe Works. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akai Katana or Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc.
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What the sky looked like on 23 April 2010

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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, Don Cheadle

Country: United States

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I Love You Too

Directed by: Daina Reid

Starring: Brendan Cowell, Peter Dinklage, Yvonne Strahovski, Peter Helliar

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Housefull

Directed by: Sajid Khan

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Arjun Rampal, Deepika Padukone

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The Losers

Directed by: Sylvain White

Starring: Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans

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Peacock

Directed by: Michael Lander

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, Susan Sarandon, Josh Lucas

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TV Series

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

How the Universe Works

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

Country: United States

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Las Aparicio

Directed by: Moises Ortiz-Urquidi

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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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
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La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Vallecano - Gimnastic : 2 - 3
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Strasbourg : 1 - 0
  • Dijon - Clermont : 2 - 3
  • Guingamp - Chateauroux : 1 - 1
  • Istres - Brest : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 April 2010

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 23, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Rihanna - Rude Boy
  2. Nothin' On You - B.o.B.
  3. Hey, Soul Sister - Train
  4. Taio Cruz - Break Your Heart
  5. In My Head - Jason DeRulo
  6. Lady Antebellum - Need You Now
  7. Lady GaGa - Telephone
  8. Imma Be - The Black Eyed Peas
  9. Justin Bieber - Baby
  10. Usher - OMG
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. Me Gusta Todo De Ti - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
  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. Cryin' Like A Bitch! - Godsmack
  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 Black Cat

By: Martha Grimes

Richard Jury is still dealing with the guilt of the accident that sent Lu Aquilar into a coma. But then he gets assigned the case of a beautiful woman who was

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Outliers

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 Bridge

By: David Remnick

In this nuanced and complex portrait of Barack Obama, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Remnick offers a thorough, intricate, and riveting account of the unique experiences that shaped our nation’s first African American

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers

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

Genre: Beat 'em up, role-playing, action

Publisher: The Behemoth Microsoft Game Studios (Xbox 360) Sony Computer Entertainment (PlayStation 3)

Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth

Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

Dood's Big Adventure

Dood's Big Adventure

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

Akai Katana

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360

Genre: Bullet hell

Publisher: CAVE Rising Star Games

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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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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Authorities Question Betting on Box Office

The idea of allowing futures trading on the box-office prospects of new films faced a skeptical audience at a Congressional hearing, with lawmakers questioning whether ticket sales receipts are actually commodities to be traded and whether the proposed market would be ripe for manipulation. [..]

Breaking Up the Banks

The “SAFE banking Act,” whose purpose is to break up the big banks, is well crafted, based on a great deal of hard thinking, and has the potential to draw a considerable amount of support, Simon Johnson argues in Economix. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.98
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $76.72
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $76.52
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $53.36
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.3622 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.8352 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 1.0706 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.332 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Broken Embraces

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

Format: DVD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D

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Bandslam

Format: DVD

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Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain

Format: DVD

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The Blind Side

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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