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Thursday 28 April 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 28, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to S&M by Rihanna. Blitz, directed by Elliott Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Jesus Of Nazareth by Joseph Ratzinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Xanadu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Pixel Racing or Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy.
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What the sky looked like on 28 April 2011

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Movies

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

Blitz

Directed by: Elliott Lester

Starring: Jason Statham, Paddy Considine, Aidan Gillen, Zawe Ashton

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Mayor Cupcake

Directed by: Alex Pires

Starring: Lea Thompson, Judd Nelson, Dorian Harewood, Frankie Faison

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Bridesmaids

Directed by: Paul Feig

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Terry Crews

Country: United States

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Priest

Directed by: Scott Stewart

Starring: Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Karl Urban

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Conception

Directed by: Josh Stolberg

Starring: Pamela Adlon, David Arquette, Aaron Ashmore, Moon Bloodgood

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TV Series

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

Xanadu

Directed by: CNBC

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My Babysitter's a Vampire

Directed by: Bruce McDonald

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Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

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Camelot

Directed by: Marty Callner

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Rango

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 April 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • At least 2 people are killed when a bomb explodes on a Pakistan Navy bus taking employees to work in Karachi. (AP via MSNBC)
  • Arab Spring:
  • 2011 Bahraini protests:
  • Bahraini forces fire live rounds at civilians in Sitra as part of its crackdown on protests against the regime, assisted by Saudi Arabia. Video footage emerges showing the use of poison gas against civilians. (Press TV)
  • A Bahraini military court passes its first verdicts on Bahrain's uprising, sentencing four protesters to death and three to life imprisonment for their part in a pro-democracy rally last month. (BBC)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 28, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2011 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. S&M - Rihanna
  2. Katy Perry - E.T.
  3. The Black Eyed Peas - Just Can't Get Enough
  4. Down On Me - Jeremih
  5. F**K You (Forget You) - Cee Lo Green
  6. Adele - Rolling In The Deep
  7. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown
  8. Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor
  9. Britney Spears - Till The World Ends
  10. Lady Gaga - Judas
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
  2. All Of The Lights - Kanye West
  3. Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
  4. Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
  5. 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
  6. Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
  7. Love Faces - Trey Songz
  8. Sure Thing - Miguel
  9. Roll Up - Wiz Khalifa
  10. Racks - YC Featuring Future
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Lluvia Al Corazon - Mana
  2. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  3. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  4. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  5. Violento - Gracias A Dios
  6. El Culpable - Espinoza Paz
  7. Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  8. Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  9. Llueve El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  10. Estoy Enamorado - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Rope - Foo Fighters
  2. The Cave - Mumford & Sons
  3. Help Is On The Way - Rise Against
  4. Country Song - Seether
  5. Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
  6. Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
  7. The Black Keys - Howlin' For You
  8. The Black Keys - Tighten Up
  9. Adolescents - Incubus
  10. Burn - Papa Roach

Books

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

Jesus Of Nazareth

By: Joseph Ratzinger

“This book is… my personal search ‘for the face of the Lord.’” —Benedict XVIIn this bold, momentous work, the pope—in his first book written as Benedict XVI—seeks to salvage the person

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Heaven Is for Real

By: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

A young boy emerges from life-saving surgery with remarkable stories of his visit to heaven. Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from ...

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Please Look After Mom

By: Kyung-Sook Shin

MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE WINNERWhen sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her.

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I'M Over All That

By: Shirley MacLaine

The New York Times bestseller—now in paperback. Award-winning actress Shirley MacLaine pens the most funny, accessible, and timely book of her career, detailing all the things she’s over…and a few she’s

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Akimi Village

Akimi Village

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy

Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy

Platform: Windows MAC

Genre: Turn-based/real-time strategy

Publisher: Battlefront.com

Bust-a-Move Universe

Bust-a-Move Universe

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Square Enix

A Certain Magical Index

A Certain Magical Index

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, comedy-drama, fantasy

Publisher: ASCII Media Works

3D Pixel Racing

3D Pixel Racing

Platform: WiiWare, iOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microforum Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $39.83
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $101.93
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $87.91
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $41.22
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.4402 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.8396 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9187 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 7.106 CNY

Home videos

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

Everything Must Go

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Tree

Studio: Zeitgeist Films

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Kill the Irishman

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Great Directors

Studio: Lorber Films

Format: DVD

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Goodnight for Justice

Studio: Entertainment One

Format: DVD

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