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Monday 23 April 2012

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye. The Pirates! Band of Misfits, directed by Peter Lord, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while A Natural Woman by Carole King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mister French Taste. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Endgame: Syria or Assassin's Creed III: Liberation.
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TV Series

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

Mister French Taste

Starring: Olivier Malet, Osric Chau, Sarah Lian

Country: United States

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Daddy Knows Best

Written by: Stephen Rannazzisi

Starring: Stephen Rannazzisi, Jade Catta-Preta, Charlie Dick

Country: United States

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Starring: Ashley Clements

Country: United States

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Sea Rescue

Written by: Scott Helmstedter, Dave Morgan, Eric S. Rollman

Starring: Sam Champion, Matt Gutman

Country: United States

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Max's Midnight Movies

Starring: Lili Bordán, Andrew Hefler

Country: Hungary

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Directed by: Peter Lord

Starring: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven

Country: United States

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The Raven

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans

Country: United States

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The Five-Year Engagement

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt

Country: United States

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Think Like a Man

Directed by: Tim Story

Starring: Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart

Country: United States

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The Lucky One

Directed by: Scott Hicks

Starring: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 2012 ?

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:
  • At least two people are killed and hundreds of others injured in clashes between police and protestors during a nationwide strike in Bangladesh, which was triggered by the unexplained disappearance of opposition politician Ilyas Ali. (Al Jazeera)
  • Iran's oil ministry and its National Iranian Oil Company suffers a malware attack by a computer virus. (''New York Times'')
  • Arab Spring:
  • Bahraini uprising: Bahrain's highest appeals court postpones for a week the final verdict in the case of imprisoned hunger striker Abdulhadi al-Khawaja and 20 other democracy activists. (BBC)
  • Syrian uprising: Syrian regime forces kill at least 33 people with shells and gunfire in the city of Hama. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 23 April 2012

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 3
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Osasuna - Malaga : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 April 2012
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Chateauroux : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 April 2012
Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leicester - West Ham : 1 - 2
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Books

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

A Natural Woman

By: Carole King

The life that inspired Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway. Carole King takes us from her early beginnings in Brooklyn, to her remarkable success as one of the world's

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The Big Miss

By: Hank Haney

Hank Haney's candid, surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history.

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Imagine

By: Jonah Lehrer

This book was pulled from shelves when it came to light that the author fabricated many parts. ISBN is 9780547386072.

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A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blast-A-Way

Blast-A-Way

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances

Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances

Platform: Web browser (supported Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4.1+, Google Chrome)

Genre: Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Endgame: Syria

Endgame: Syria

Platform: HTML5, Android

Genre: Trading card game newsgame

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation

Platform: PlayStation Vita PlayStation 3 Microsoft Windows Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Blade & Soul

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy

Publisher: NCSOFT Tencent (CN) Innova (RU)

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