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Tuesday 29 April 2008

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 Lollipop by Lil Wayne. 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 Beautiful Boy by David Sheff was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Collapse or Cradle of Rome.
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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 29 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Facts:
  • Take-Two Interactive Software releases the Grand Theft Auto IV video game for the PlayStation III and Xbox 360 in the USA and UK. First day sales in the UK: 609,000, a record. First week worldwide sales: six million copies, US$500 million.
  • Economy of the United States
  • The SP/Case-Shiller index of United States real estate pricing shows a decline of 12.7% from February 2007 to February 2008, with 17 of 20 regions showing falls. (BBC News)
  • The United States Consumer Confidence Index falls again in April due to concerns over the rising price of petroleum and weaker job prospects. (AP via Google News)
  • An explosion in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan kills at least 15 Afghans with another 25 injured. (Reuters via ''The Washington Post'')

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Sport Games on 29 April 2008

League 2
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  • Chester - Stockport : 0 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: An Iwo Jima photo with a giant redwood instead of a flag. Photo-Illustration for TIME by Arthur Hoch
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10941
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.988989

Books

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

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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The Appeal

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history.

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Unaccustomed Earth

By: Jhumpa Lahiri

These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of

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Bulls Island

By: Dorothea Benton Frank

“Dottie Frank’s books are sexy and hilarious. She has staked out the lowcountry of South Carolina as her personal literary property.”

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blitz: The League II

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports, American football

Publisher: Midway Games

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Collapse

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter, hack and slash

Publisher: Buka Entertainment

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Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat?

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Nintendo

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Cradle of Rome

Platform: Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Puzzle, strategy

Publisher: D3 Publisher

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Iron Man

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, Mobile, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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