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Friday 17 February 2012

2012-02-17

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson. Wanderlust, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Wanderlust

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Malin Akerman

Country: United States

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John Carter

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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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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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 17 February 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 February
Facts:
  • Arab Spring:
  • 2011-2012 Syrian uprising:
  • The Syrian opposition warns that the Syrian army is preparing to ampquotmassacreampquot the neighborhood of Bab Amr, Homs, in a ground assault on the city. The city has been under constant artillery bombardment by the Syrian army for an 11th day in a row. (CNN)
  • 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • Libya celebrates the first anniversary of the start of the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi. (''Hindustan Times'')

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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

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 17 February 2012 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1194
  • Time: A close-up shot of Preet Bharara
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1197

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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The Summer Garden

By: Sherryl Woods

Falling for "Maddening Moira" O'Malley was the unexpected highlight of Luke O'Brien's Dublin holiday. So when she pays a surprise visit to Chesapeake Shores, Luke is thrilled…at first.

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Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

99 Levels to Hell

99 Levels to Hell

Platform: Linux, OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Zaxis Games

Anna

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kalypso Media

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Dishonored

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Lego The Lord of the Rings

Platform: Android; iOS; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

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Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom


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