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Thursday 16 February 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Stoner . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson. John Carter, directed by Andrew Stanton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Taken by Robert Crais was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Descending. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battleloot Adventure or Chaos on Deponia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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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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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TV Series

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Starring: Ellis Emmett, Scott Wilson

Country: Canada

The Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

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

Country: United States


Written by: Brandon Gibson, Steven Samblis

Starring: Brandon Brooks, Tom Choi, Daren Dukes, Joaquin Garay III

The Roux Legacy

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Crash Course: World History

Starring: John Green

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 2012 ?

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alessandra Stoner: Swiss-born Australian daughter of Australian professional motorcycle racer, Casey Stoner.
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  • The Australian airline Qantas announces plans to cut 500 jobs. (AAP via ''The Australian'')
  • Budget airline Air Australia is placed in administration leaving passengers stranded. (News Limited)
  • A United States drone attack kills five militants in the Pakistani town of Spalga in north Waziristan. (''Dawn'')
  • The Syrian Army attacks the Free Syrian Army positions in the town of Deraa. (Reuters via Alertnet)
  • The Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram attacks a prison in Kogi State freeing 119 inmates. (BBC)

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

  • Time: A close-up shot of Preet Bharara
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1197
  • Time: A long shot of a boy standing in the corner with a megaphone.


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


By: Robert Crais

When Elvis Cole and Joe Pike are hired to find her missing girl, the investigation derails into a nightmare. Cole himself disappears and it’s left to Pike to burn through the

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Death Of Kings

By: Bernard Cornwell

The fate of a young nation rests in the hands of a reluctant warrior in the thrilling sixth volume of the New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales series.

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Believing The Lie

By: Elizabeth George

Is it an accident?Or murder?Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when he’s sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Cresswell at the request of the man’s uncle, wealthy and influential Bernard

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By: Mark R. 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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Analogue: A Hate Story

Analogue: A Hate Story

Platform: Windows/Mac OS X/Linux

Genre: Visual novel, mystery, epistolary

Battleloot Adventure

Battleloot Adventure

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone

Genre: tactical role-playing, single-player video game

Publisher: Digital Tales

Chaos on Deponia

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X Linux

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment

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Gunslinger Stratos

Gunslinger Stratos

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Romance

Publisher: Square Enix, Ubisoft

Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Evolved Games

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