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Saturday 26 April 2008

It was Saturday, 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 Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. What Happens in Vegas, directed by Tom Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Compulsion by Jonathan Kellerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Rock or Brothers in Arms.
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 ?

NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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VS. Arashi

Starring: Satoshi Ôno, Shô Sakurai, Masaki Aiba, Kazunari Ninomiya

Country: Japan

Los simuladores

Written by: Damián Szifrón

Starring: Alejandro Calva, Arath de la Torre, Ruben Zamora, Antonio de la Vega

Country: Mexico

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2

Starring: Adam Bobrow

Country: Japan

Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

Starring: Mark Bellman, Burnie Burns, Yomary Cruz, Leigh Eddy

Country: United States

Movies

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

What Happens in Vegas

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

Country: United States

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Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Country: United States

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Let the Right One In

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar

Country: United States

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Country: United States

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The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
See famous people born on 26 April
Facts:
  • The death toll from a fire in a mattress factory in the Hay Hassani district of Casablanca rises to 55. (Reuters via ''The Washington Post'')
  • The 26 members of the Spanish FV ''Playa de Bakio'' are released by Somali pirates. (eiTB)
  • Canada's largest transit agency the Toronto Transit Commission is shut down by a surprise transit strike. (Bloomberg News)
  • 2008 Turkish incursion into northern Iraq: The Turkish Armed Forces attack Kurdistan Workers Party positions in northern Iraq. (Reuters via ABC News)
  • Nauruan elections are held after the dissolution of Parliament on April 18. (Radio New Zealand)

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Sport Games on 26 April 2008

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - St Truiden : 4 - 1
  • Bergen - Germinal : 0 - 0
  • Dender - Waregem : 2 - 1
  • Genk - FC Brussels : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 April 2008
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Duisburg : 1 - 1
  • Cottbus - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 1
  • Hamburg - Schalke 04 : 0 - 1
  • Hannover - Hertha : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 April 2008
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • La Coruna - Barcelona : 2 - 0
  • Murcia - Sevilla : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 April 2008
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Cordoba - Las Palmas : 0 - 1
  • Gimnastic - Celta : 2 - 1
  • Hercules - Eibar : 5 - 1
  • Malaga - Sociedad : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 April 2008

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2008?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.988989
  • Time: A childhood photo of Obama being held by his mother.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10939

Books

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

Compulsion

By: Jonathan Kellerman

Once again, the depths of the criminal mind and the darkest side of a glittering city fuel #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman’s brilliant storytelling.

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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Physics Of The Impossible

By: Michio Kaku

Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships—the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Back to

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Beautiful Boy

By: David Sheff

What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff’s journey through his son

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventure Rock

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure Educational

Publisher: BBC and Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep

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Assault Heroes 2

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sierra Online

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Boom Blox

Platform: Wii, Mobile

Genre: Puzzle, Party game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Brothers in Arms

Platform: N-Gage

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

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Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: SCEI


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