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Tuesday 26 April 2005

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Candy Shop by 50 Cent. In UK (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay was in the top 5 hits. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, directed by Garth Jennings, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Revenge Of The Sith by Matthew Stover was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gato Fedorento: Série Barbosa. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Yakuza or 50 Cent: Bulletproof.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Directed by: Garth Jennings

Starring: Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell

Country: United States

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xXx: State of the Union

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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A Lot Like Love

Directed by: Nigel Cole

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Taryn Manning

Country: United States

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Directed by: Paul Haggis

Starring: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton

Country: United States

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Directed by: K. Asif

Starring: Prithviraj Kapoor, Madhubala, Durga Khote

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Gato Fedorento: Série Barbosa

Starring: Tiago Dores, Miguel Góis, Ricardo de Araújo Pereira, José Diogo Quintela

Country: Portugal

Infinite Challenge

Starring: Usain Bolt, Jong-hun Choi, Defconn, Fedor Emelianenko

Garasu no kamen

Country: Japan

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Obicni ludje

Starring: Petre Arsovski, Katerina Kocevska, Nikola Ristanovski, Sofija Kunovska


Starring: Andreas Halldén, Musse Hasselvall, Peder Lamm

Country: Sweden

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 2005 ?

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Augusto Roa Bastos: Paraguayan author (Born 1917).
  • Maria Schell: Austrian actress and noted theatrical family; an intense, soulful leading lady of international films.
  • Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country ( Syrian occupation of Lebanon ).

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Sport Games on 26 April 2005

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leicester - Derby : 1 - 0
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Port Vale - Wrexham : 0 - 2
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • West Brom - Blackburn : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2005?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ann Coulter: Ms. Right -- Apr. 25, 2005
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10044
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.816


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

Revenge Of The Sith

By: Matthew Stover

The turning point for the entire Star Wars saga is at handAfter years of civil war, the Separatists have battered the already faltering Republic nearly to the point of collapse.

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By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

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By: James Patterson, Howard Roughan

Don't give away the ending... Don't give away the beginning. How does it feel to be desired by every man and envied by every woman? Wonderful.

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My Life So Far

By: Jane Fonda

“In the process of writing this book I discovered there were clear, broad, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, if I could

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dead to Rights: Reckoning

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii U, PlayStation 4

Genre: Action-adventure; Beat 'em up; Open world

Publisher: Sega

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50 Cent: Bulletproof

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment Vivendi Games (PSP)

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter, Stealth game

Publisher: Take 2, Cenega Czech

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Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone, iOS,[1] Android, Online

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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