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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 Home by Julie Andrews was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania Judgment or Bolt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 2008 ?

  • 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:
  • 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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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


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


By: Julie Andrews

"A frank, intriguing memoir."--People "Painfully shrewd, and written with real delicacy and pathos." --The New York Times Book Review "Home reflects the very qualities that first made the working-class

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Belong To Me

By: Marisa de los Santos

“Marisa de los Santos’s Belong to Me is my favorite discovery of the past years: a terrific page-turner that’s also poignant, funny, surprising and deeply heartfelt.”—Harlan

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Winter Study

By: Nevada Barr

Soon after Anna Pigeon joins the famed wolf study team of Isle Royale National Park in the middle of Lake Superior, the wolf packs begin to behave in peculiar ways.

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The Third Angel

By: Alice Hoffman

“Alice Hoffman is my favorite writer.” –Jodi Picoult Alice Hoffman is one of our most beloved writers. Here on Earth was an Oprah Book Club selection.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania Judgment

Platform: Wii

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

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

Genre: Action-adventure Fantasy

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios Noviy Disk

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Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft


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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Canaan Online / Pet Forest Online

Canaan Online / Pet Forest Online

Platform: Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

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