Saturday February 16, 2019

US date format: 2/16/2019, UK date format: 16/2/2019

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 16, 2019). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative). The King and I, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019 while Connections in Death by J.D. Robb was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Enemy Within.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • Syrian Civil War: Battle of Baghuz Fawqani: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have taken control of Al-Baghuz Fawqani, following the surrender of the last remaining ISIL militants in the town. (Reuters)
  • Battle of Baghuz Fawqani: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have taken control of Al-Baghuz Fawqani, following the surrender of the last remaining ISIL militants in the town. (Reuters)
  • The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have taken control of Al-Baghuz Fawqani, following the surrender of the last remaining ISIL militants in the town. (Reuters)
  • Sinai insurgency: Militants attacked an army checkpoint in Sinai Peninsula killing and injuring 15. It is believed that 11 were killed but that has not been confirmed. Seven militants also died in the attack. (The National) (The Times of Israel)
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Movies

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The King and I

The King and I

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

Country: United States of America

The Griddle House

The Griddle House

Directed by: Paul Tomborello

Starring: Amber Benson, Charisma Carpenter, Clare Kramer, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

The Aftermath

The Aftermath

Directed by: James Kent

Starring: Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Clarke, Martin Compston

A Madea Family Funeral

A Madea Family Funeral

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Starring: Courtney Burrell, Tyler Perry, Patrice Lovely, Cassi Davis

We Die Young

We Die Young

Directed by: Lior Geller

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, David Castañeda, Elijah Rodriguez, Gary Beadle

TV Series

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The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

Directed by: Jonathan Darby

Lessons in Love

Lessons in Love

Russian Doll

Russian Doll

Directed by: Ed Gaffney

American Style

American Style

Directed by: George Anton

Dark Days

Dark Days

Directed by: Marc Singer

Books

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Connections in Death by J.D. Robb

Connections in Death

By:

Eve Dallas and her husband, Roarke, investigate the murder of a man who was turning his life around; 48th in series

Educated by Tara Westover

Educated

By:

Memoir by a Cambridge Ph.D. who was raised by Idaho survivalists and did not enter a classroom until she was 17

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming

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Memoir: The former first lady shares stories from her childhood through to her time at the White House

Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild

By:

Children: Dog Man is accused of a crime he didn't commit; sixth in series

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing

By:

The reclusive Kya Clark is suspected in the death of Chase Andrews

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • All Oscars Will Be Shown Live, Academy Says in a Reversal Four Academy Awards were going to be handed out during commercial breaks and aired later in a shorter form, but an uproar forced the latest retreat by the organization behind the show. [..]
  • In Amazon Fight, Progressives Showed What They Want: A New Economic Agenda The clash has consequences beyond New York, going to the heart of a national debate likely to dominate the 2020 election: What is the best way to spread prosperity? [..]
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