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Monday 23 April 2012

US date format: 4/23/2012, UK date format: 23/4/2012

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 2012). 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. Piggy, directed by Kieron Hawkes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Trickle Down Tyranny by Michael Savage was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Cat Lady or Digimon World Re:Digitize.
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What the sky looked like on 23 April 2012

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


Directed by: Kieron Hawkes

Starring: Paul Anderson, Ed Skrein, Josh Herdman, Martin Compston

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Dirty Work

Directed by: Bob Saget

Starring: Norm MacDonald, Jack Warden, Artie Lange, Traylor Howard

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Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky

Starring: Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, Charlie Hunnam, Sissy Spacek

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Lola Versus

Directed by: Daryl Wein

Starring: Greta Gerwig, Zoe Lister-Jones, Hamish Linklater, Joel Kinnaman

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Outpost: Black Sun

Directed by: Steve Barker

Starring: Catherine Steadman, Richard Coyle, Ali Craig, Nick Nevern

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TV Series

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

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Starring: Ashley Clements

Country: United States

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The Client List

Directed by: Eric Laneuville

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Die Chefin

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The Girl's Guide to Depravity

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 2012 ?

  • 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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  • 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)

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
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leicester - West Ham : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 23 April 2012

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 23, 2012 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2012 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Climax - Usher
  2. Birthday Cake - Rihanna Featuring Chris Brown
  3. Love On Top - Beyonce
  4. The Motto - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. UP! - LoveRance Featuring IamSu & Skipper or 50 Cent
  6. Drank In My Cup - Kirko Bangz
  7. Strip - Chris Brown Featuring Kevin K-MAC McCall
  8. Another Round - Fat Joe Featuring Chris Brown
  9. Ayy Ladies - Travis Porter Featuring Tyga
  10. Leave You Alone - Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  2. Fuiste Tu - Ricardo Arjona Featuring Gaby Moreno
  3. Intentalo - 3BallMTY Featuring El Bebeto y America Sierra
  4. Bailando Por El Mundo - Juan Magan Featuring Pitbull & El Cata
  5. Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  6. Dutty Love - Don Omar Featuring Natti Natasha
  7. Amor Confuso - Gerardo Ortiz
  8. Las Cosas Pequenas - Prince Royce
  9. Corre! - Jesse & Joy
  10. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  2. Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  3. Bully - Shinedown
  4. Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
  5. These Days - Foo Fighters
  6. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  7. Tongue Tied - Grouplove
  8. I Like It - Foxy Shazam
  9. Don't Stop (Color On The Walls) - Foster The People
  10. Midnight City - M83.


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

Trickle Down Tyranny

By: Michael Savage

“A blazing flamethrower of truth, Michael Savage pulls no punches and goes right for the jugular with facts, not vacuous hyperbole.”—Ted

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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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By: Danielle Steel

In this riveting novel, Danielle Steel reveals the dark side of fame and fortune, when a renowned film director confronts an act of unimaginable treachery.

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The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Digerati Distribution

The Cat Lady

The Cat Lady

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Genre: Psychological horror, graphic adventure

Publisher: Harvester Games

Book of Spells

Book of Spells

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Augmented reality

Digimon World Re:Digitize

Digimon World Re:Digitize

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing, digital pet

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Diabolical Pitch

Diabolical Pitch

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action, sports

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $50.51
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $105.84
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $80.10
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $24.26
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.9051 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3663 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9216 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.51 CNY

Home videos

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


Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: New Yorker

Format: DVD

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What's Your Number?

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Time That Remains

Studio: MPI

Format: DVD

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