Last night the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Lakers lost game 1 in NBA playoffs first round. Since the introduction of the 16 teams playoffs in the NBA it’s the first time the first two seeded teams in a conference lose game 1 in the first round.
The novel “Who?” by Algis Budrys was published for the first time in 1958. It’s set during a Cold War which evolved differently from what really happened since the ’60s. It’s Algis Budrys most famous novel as it was made into a film with the same title.
On Saturday, April 16 the NBA playoffs 2011 are starting. The regular season ended with the Chicago Bulls at the top of the Eastern Conference and the San Antonio Spurs at the topo of the Western Conference.
Peter R. Moffett – this is his real name – was born on April 13, 1951 in Streatham, a district of London, England. He’s famous particularly for playing the Fifth Doctor in the famous TV show “Doctor Who”.
On April 12, 1981, Columbia took off for the first space mission of a Space Shuttle. Columbia was the second Space Shuttle built after the prototype Enterprise, which however never flew. Because of some of its design features Columbia was never used for missions that included docking at the space station Mir or the International Space Station, unlike the other Space Shuttles.