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Thursday 29 April 2010

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothin' On You by B.o.B.. Iron Man 2, directed by Jon Favreau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching How the Universe Works. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asphalt 6: Adrenaline or And Yet It Moves.
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 ?

How the Universe Works

Starring: Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller, Hakeem Oluseyi, Phil Plait

Country: United States

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Venice Boulevard

Starring: Andre Boyer, CJ Johnson, Channing Ross

Country: United States

We Are with the Band

Starring: Heleya de Barros, Vivian Kerr, Jules Willcox, Gabriel Oliva

Country: United States

Immersion

Starring: Burnie Burns, Griffon Ramsey, Geoff Lazer Ramsey, Gustavo Sorola

Country: United States

Adventure Time

Written by: Pendleton Ward

Starring: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Tom Kenny

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Iron Man 2

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow

Country: United States

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The Story of the Fox

Directed by: Irene Starewicz

Starring: Claude Dauphin, Romain Bouquet, Sylvain Itkine

Country: United States

Clash of the Titans

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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How to Train Your Dragon

Directed by: Dean DeBlois

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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She's Out of My League

Directed by: Jim Field Smith

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, T.J. Miller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 2010 ?

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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Famous Deaths:
  • AS Douglas: British computer scientist, creator of the first graphical computer game (Born 1921).
Facts:
  • Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico
  • The United States Coast Guard begins a controlled burn to remove oil spilled in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. (BBC News)
  • As economic losses begin to mount, shrimp fishermen in Louisiana and Alabama file class action lawsuits against the oil company BP and owners of the drilling rig (Reuters)
  • A U.S. government panel, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, names Saudi Arabia and China among 13 countries as the most serious violators of religious freedom. (USA Today)
  • Millions of mostly Asian women who work in countries like Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates remain at risk of human trafficking, forced labor, confinement and sexual violence, the New York-based Human Rights Watch group reports. (''The Jakarta Globe'')

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2010?

  • Time: U.S. soldiers walk along a road in Afghanistan
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11416
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.10991100

Books

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

Oprah: A Biography

By: Kitty Kelle

An unauthorized biography of the billionaire TV talk show host. (H, Crown)

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The Last Song

By: Nicholas Sparks

Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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The Shadow of Your Smile

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us another New York Times bestselling novel that she “prepares so carefully and executes with such relish” (The New York Times Book Review) about the search for identity by the daughter of a ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

Platform: iOS, Mac OS X, Android, Symbian^3, Mobile phone, WebOS, BlackBerry PlayBook, Bada 2.0

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

DJMAX Portable 3

DJMAX Portable 3

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: SK Pentavision; NA PM Studios; JP CyberFront

And Yet It Moves

And Yet It Moves

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, WiiWare, Onlive

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Broken Rules

Akai Katana

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360

Genre: Bullet hell

Publisher: CAVE Rising Star Games

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Apache: Air Assault

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action game Simulation

Publisher: Activision

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