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The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things You Should Watch/Listen To Today

The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things You Should Watch/Listen To Today

The Real Chernobyl

... For a real life look at what happened at Chernobyl

Following on from the success of the Chernobyl dramatized series, Sky Atlantic will air a documentary, titled The Real Chernobyl, tonight (June 18) at 9pm.

While the HBO series was widely acclaimed, there were some changes made to the original, real life story, so tonight's documentary is essential for those interested in understanding the full story of what happened in the nuclear power plant in 1986. Like the aforementioned Chernobyl, this will most likely not be an easy watch but a watch that is definitely important nonetheless.

Dodgeball: James Corden's Team UK vs Michelle Obama's Team USA

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... Yes, this has happened

This is definitely not something we could have predicted would happen but, incredibly, Michelle Obama took on James Corden this week in an international game of dodgeball, which featured a plethora of stars, including the likes of Mila Kunis, Melissa McCarthy, Harry Styles and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Funnily enough today is also the 15th anniversary of the Average Joe's incredible victory over Globo Gym in the movie, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story. 

The RTÉ News report after Ireland v Italy in USA 94

... For the day that's in it

25 years ago today, Ray Houghton stuck the ball in the Italian net! Arguably the greatest goal in Irish history, it will be forever etched in out memories but what many may have forgotten is the fantastic RTÉ News report that followed Ireland's famous victory over Italy in the Giant's Stadium.

The report features the late, great Colm Murray and more excited Irish fans than you can shake a stick at.

Mark Farrelly
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Balls Media Audience Development Manager. Former Miss World 1997 contestant.

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