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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 House Rules by Jodi Picoult 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 Doctor Who: The Adventure Games.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

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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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
Famous Birthdays:
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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
See all Football game results of 23 April 2010
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
See all Football game results of 23 April 2010

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2010?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.10991100
  • Time: A young student with a stack of money on her desk
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11415

Books

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

House Rules

By: Jodi Picoult

When your son can’t look you in the eye . . . does that mean he’s guilty? Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger’s syndrome. He’s hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is ...

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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 Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

By: Rebecca Skloot

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the

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The Last Song

By: Nicholas Sparks

Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

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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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DJ Hero 2

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music video game, Rhythm game

Publisher: Activision

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Doctor Who: The Adventure Games

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: BBC Wales Interactive

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Blood Drive

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Vehicular combat game

Publisher: Activision

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Diner Dash 5: BOOM!

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: PlayFirst, KatGames Big Splash Games LLC

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