Weekly Sidekick: April 17-23, 2016


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Celebrate The Month of April

  • Celebration: Decorating Month, Inventor’s Month, Humor Month, Jazz Appreciation Month, Poetry Month, Keep America Beautiful Month

  • Health: Stress Awareness Month

  • Food: Pecan Month, Grilled Cheese Month, Soft Pretzel Month, Soy Foods Month, Garlic Month, BLT Sandwich Month

  • Fun: Couple Appreciation Month, Straw Hat Month, Guitar Month, Welding Month, Lawn and Garden Month, Records and Information Month

  • Humanitarian: Sexual Assault Awareness Month




Sunday, April 17

  • Holidays: Haiku Day, Healthy Kids Day, Ford Mustang Day, Nothing Like a Dame Day

  • Famous Birthdays: Victoria Beckham, Rooney Mara, Jennifer Garner

  • TV/Movies: Daniel Tosh: People Pleaser (Comedy Central, 10 PM)


Monday, April 18

  • Holidays: Tax Day, Patriot’s Day, Columnists Day

  • Famous Birthdays: Conan O’Brien, David Tennant, Kourtney Kardashian, Melissa Joan Hart

  • Events: Social Media World (San Diego), 4/17-19  




Tuesday, April 19

  • Holidays: Bicycle Day, Garlic Day

  • Famous Birthdays: James Franco, Tim Curry, Hayden Christensen, Kate Hudson, Maria Sharapova, Ashley Judd, Mohammad Ali  

  • TV/Movies: Containment (The CW, 9 PM)


Wednesday, April 20

  • Holidays: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day, Banana Day, Volunteer Appreciation Day, Chinese Language Day

  • Famous Birthdays: George Takai, Miranda Kerr, Andy Serkis

  • Twitter Chat: #SproutChat at 12 PM PDT



Thursday, April 21

  • Holidays: High-Five Day, Kickball Day Bulldogs are Beautiful Day

  • Famous Birthdays: Queen Elizabeth II, Iggy Pop, Tony Romo

  • TV/Movies: Million Dollar Listing NYC (Bravo, 9 PM), Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central, 10 PM)


Friday, April 22

  • Holidays: Earth Day, Jelly Bean Day, Oklahoma Day  

  • Famous Birthdays: Jack Nicholson, Peter Frampton, Amber Heard, Vladimir Lenin

  • Movies: Compadres, The Huntsman: Winter’s War




Saturday, April 23

  • Holidays: First day of Passover, Picnic Day, National Cherry Cheesecake Day

  • Famous Birthdays: William Shakespeare, Shirley Temple, Gigi Hadid, John Cena

  • TV/Movies: Electronic Music Awards (Fox, 8 PM)