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Tuesday 24 April 2012

It was Tuesday, 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 Five-Year Engagement, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Imagine by Jonah Lehrer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Most Popular Girls in School. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Emperors SaGa or Clay Jam.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Five-Year Engagement

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt

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 Pirates! Band of Misfits

Directed by: Peter Lord

Starring: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven

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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Think Like a Man

Directed by: Tim Story

Starring: Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Most Popular Girls in School

Starring: Lily Vonnegut, Carlo Moss, Kate Frisbee, Garrett Mendez

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 2012 ?

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
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  • News International phone hacking scandal:
  • Appearing before the Leveson Inquiry, James Murdoch tells the hearing that News International's corporate systems failed to pick up on legal issues posed by its news gathering techniques. (''The Irish Times'')
  • Arab Spring:
  • Bahraini uprising: After demanding the cancellation of the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix, the end of the crackdown on dissent, and the release of her father, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja on hunger strike in prison for the past 76 days, Zainab al-Khawaja is arrested by regime forces. (BBC)
  • Syrian uprising: Three people are injured in a car bombing in central Damascus, blamed by the regime-backed state television on an ampquotarmed terrorist groupampquot. The opposition say around sixty people were killed nationwide yesterday. (Al Jazeera)

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Sport Games on 24 April 2012

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Chievo : 1 - 0
  • Cagliari - Catania : 3 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Gateshead - Luton : 0 - 0
  • Newport County - Wrexham : 0 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Bolton : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 April 2012
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Livorno - Cittadella : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 24 April 2012

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


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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The Shoemaker'S Wife

By: Adriana Trigiani

Beloved New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani returns with the most epic and ambitious novel of her career—a breathtaking multigenerational love story that spans two continents, two World Wars, and

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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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Killing Lincoln

By: Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

99 Spirits

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle, role-playing

Publisher: JP TORaIKI; WW Fruitbat Factory

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Armored Core V

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Binary Domain

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

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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

El Chavo

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: Slang Publishing[2] Televisa Home Entertainment

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