Sunday April 29, 2012

US date format: 4/29/2012, UK date format: 29/4/2012

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye. Piggy, directed by Kieron Hawkes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Any Day Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds Trilogy or Chronovolt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Directed by: Kieron Hawkes

Starring: Paul Anderson, Ed Skrein, Josh Herdman, Martin Compston

Dirty Work

Directed by: Bob Saget

Starring: Norm MacDonald, Jack Warden, Artie Lange, Traylor Howard

Lola Versus

Directed by: Daryl Wein

Starring: Greta Gerwig, Zoe Lister-Jones, Hamish Linklater, Joel Kinnaman

Outpost: Black Sun

Directed by: Steve Barker

Starring: Catherine Steadman, Richard Coyle, Ali Craig, Nick Nevern

The Lucky One

Directed by: Scott Hicks

Starring: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner, Riley Thomas Stewart

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 29, 2012?


  • 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).
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  • Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia kill four members of Colombian Army on a mission to destroy cocaine laboratories in Caquetá Department with another four soldiers, a police officer and a French journalist missing. (BBC)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 29, 2012?

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Climax - Usher
  2. Birthday Cake - Rihanna Featuring Chris Brown
  3. Love On Top - Beyonce
  4. The Motto - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. UP! - LoveRance Featuring IamSu & Skipper or 50 Cent
  6. Drank In My Cup - Kirko Bangz
  7. Strip - Chris Brown Featuring Kevin K-MAC McCall
  8. Another Round - Fat Joe Featuring Chris Brown
  9. Ayy Ladies - Travis Porter Featuring Tyga
  10. Leave You Alone - Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  2. Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  3. Bully - Shinedown
  4. Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
  5. These Days - Foo Fighters
Sport Games on April 29, 2012

Sport Games on April 29, 2012

    Bundesliga 2

    Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Karlsruhe : 1 - 0
  • Bochum - Braunschweig : 2 - 0
  • Dresden - St Pauli : 1 - 0
  • Duisburg - Erzgebirge Aue : 2 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Munich 1860 : 0 - 2
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Starring: Ashley Clements

Country: United States of America

The Client List

Directed by: Eric Laneuville

Die Chefin

The Girl's Guide to Depravity


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

Fifty Shades of Grey

By: E.L. James

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREWhen literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating.


By: Jonah Lehrer

This book was pulled from shelves when it came to light that the author fabricated many parts. ISBN is 9780547386072.

The Lucky One

By: Nicholas Sparks

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.

Guilty Wives

By: James Patterson and David Ellis

No husbands allowed Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off of a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever

The Cove

By: Ron Rash

“Set during World War One, The Cove is a novel that speaks intimately to today’s politics. Beautifully written, tough, raw, uncompromising, entirely new.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?


Platform: Xbox 360, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Sidescroller, cinematic platformer, survival horror

Publisher: Microsoft Studios Deep Silver (Director's Cut)


Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Puzzle

Angry Birds Trilogy

Platform: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Activision

Dead Trigger

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror,action role-playing

Publisher: Madfinger Games

DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360

Genre: Bullet Hell

Publisher: Cave

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