Sunday 21 February 2010
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha.
Le silence de la mer, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while Dear John by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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- Six Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants, including ampquotmost wantedampquot leader Albader Parad, die after coming into contact with troops at the foot of Mount Tucay in Maimbung, Sulu on Jolo in the Philippines. (BBC)
- The venue for an AC/DC concert upsets WWF Austria environmentalists in Wels who fear it will ampquotsmashampquot endangered species. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China rose for the sixth consecutive month in January, up 7.79 percent year-on-year to $8.13 billion, Chinese Ministry of Commerce announced. (China Daily)
- King Mohammed of Morocco requests structural examinations of all the country's old mosques after a minaret collapse kills 41 people. (BBC)
- Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada dismisses Australia's threat to take the country to the International Court of Justice over Japan's whaling in the Antarctic. (BBC)
- Prime Minister of the Netherlands Jan Peter Balkenende says the country will begin pulling out of Afghanistan in August and be gone by the end of the year following the collapse of Balkenende-4 over the issue. (The Press Association)
- Prime Minister Gordon Brown battles a book published in ''The Observer'' which makes claims of bullying, including grabbing a secretary, stabbing with a pen and shouting expletives as members of his own staff contact the National Bullying Helpline to express their ampquotconcernsampquot. (CBC)
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