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Wednesday 8 February 2012

2012-02-08

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Set Fire To The Rain by Adele. Safe House, directed by Daniel Espinosa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Safe House

Directed by: Daniel Espinosa

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick

Country: United States

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Bachelorette

Directed by: Leslye Headland

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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The Raid: Redemption

Directed by: Gareth Huw Evans

Starring: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy

Country: United States

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The Flowers of War

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang

Country: United States

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

Starring: Shantelle Wheeler, Reishal Monique, Victoria Wilson, Sam Evans

Country: United States

The Roux Legacy

Starring: Michel Roux Jr., Alain Roux, Albert Roux, Michel Roux

Country: United Kingdom

Crash Course: World History

Starring: John Green

Country: United States

Welcome to the Basement

Starring: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes

Starring: Mike Goral

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 February
Facts:
  • Pakistani officials claim that US drone missiles have killed ten people in Spalga village in North Waziristan. (Reuters)
  • The Syrian government launches an offensive in Homs, with tanks reported in neighbourhoods and dozens of people reported as dying over the past few hours. (BBC/AFP via ABC Online)
  • The Islamist group Al-Shabab claims responsibility for a car bombing in the Somalian capital Mogadishu which claims at least ten people and injures at least 20. (BBC)
  • Histadrut, Israel's trade union organisation, calls a nationwide strike with Ben Gurion Airport to be closed until midday. (AP via Google News)
  • Air France cancels long-haul flights due to a strike by staff. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2012 ?

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 2012?

  • Time: A long shot of a boy standing in the corner with a megaphone.
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11921193
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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Ameritopia

By: Mark Levin

In his acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller, Mark R. Levin explores the psychology, motivations, and history of the utopian movement, its architects—the Founding Fathers, and its modern-day disciples—and how the individual and American society are being devoured by it.Levin

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AKB1/149 Renai Sōsenkyo (Love Election)

Platform: PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita PlayStation 3

Genre: Dating sim

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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ChronoBlade

ChronoBlade

Platform: Facebook, iOS, Android

Genre: ARPG

Publisher: nWay Games

Dragon Ball Z: For Kinect

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Men in Black : Alien Crisis

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Activision

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