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Wednesday 30 April 2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bella Blu . 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 A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing American McGee's Grimm or Bella Sara.
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TV Series

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

NOFX Backstage Passport

Country: United States

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Red vs Blue: Recollection Trilogy

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

Country: United States

Talking Metal

Written by: John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Starring: Mike Chlasciak, Bud Friendly, John Ostrosky, Mark Strigl

Country: United States

Escape to Chimp Eden

Starring: Eugene Cussons

Country: United States

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Dorm Life

Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs

Country: United States

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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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The Voyeur

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Katarina Vasilissa, Francesco Casale, Cristina Garavaglia

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Two skeletal remains found near Ekaterinburg, Russia are confirmed by Russian scientists to be the remains of Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia and one of his sisters.
  • Brazil's long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating is raised to BBB− by Standard Poor's, marking the first time the country's foreign currency debt receives an investment grade rating. (''The International Herald Tribune'')
  • War on Terrorism
  • The United States Department of State's annual report on terrorism states that al-Qaeda ampquothas reconstituted some of its pre-9/11 operational capabilitiesampquot in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. (''USA Today'')
  • The report also states that there has been a 16% increase in terrorist attacks in Afghanistan due to resurgent activity by al-Qaeda and the Taliban. (Fox News)

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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 ?

A New Earth

By: Eckhart Tolle

The 10th anniversary edition of A New Earth with a new preface by Eckhart Tolle. With his bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived ...

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The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

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Where Are You Now?

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From America’s Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a gripping tale of a young woman trying to unravel the mystery of a family tragedy—a quest with terrifying repercussions.It

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The Clique Summer Collection #1: Massie

By: Lisi Harrison

Massie gets BE-yoo-tiful: After Massie Block gets kicked off her high horse and out of her ultra exclusive Westchester riding camp, her parents force her to do the unthinkable-find a summer job.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American McGee's Grimm

American McGee's Grimm

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Turner Broadcasting System

Bejeweled Twist

Platform: PC (Windows), Java ME, Mobile, Zeebo, Browser game (Flash), Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare), Symbian^3

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Active Life: Outdoor Challenge

Platform: Wii

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Battle of the Bands

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: THQ

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Bella Sara

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Life simulation game Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

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