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Thursday 17 February 2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Black And Yellow by Wiz Khalifa. Chalet Girl, directed by Phil Traill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Decoded by Jay-Z was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Camelot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle: Los Angeles or Call of Juarez: The Cartel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 February 2011

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Movies

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

Chalet Girl

Directed by: Phil Traill

Starring: Felicity Jones, Ed Westwick, Bill Nighy, Brooke Shields

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I Am Number Four

Directed by: D.J. Caruso

Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer

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Just Go with It

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Brooklyn Decker, Nicole Kidman

Country: United States

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The Resident

Directed by: Antti Jokinen

Starring: Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Lee Pace, Christopher Lee

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A Little Bit of Heaven

Directed by: Nicole Kassell

Starring: Kate Hudson, Gael García Bernal, Kathy Bates, Peter Dinklage

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TV Series

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

Camelot

Directed by: Marty Callner

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Rango

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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Mad Love

Directed by: Antonia Bird

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The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 2011 ?

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:
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Facts:
  • 2011 Bahraini protests:
  • Bahrain police launch an attack on protesters in the Pearl Roundabout in the capital Manama, using tear gas and batons to disperse the crowd. (BBC)
  • ABC News correspondent Miguel Marquez is beaten during the crackdown. (ABC News America)
  • At least six protesters die during the crackdown with dozens of injuries. (''Ottawa Citizen'')
  • Khalid ibn Ahmad Al Khalifah, the Foreign Minister, defends the crackdown stating that it pulled the country back from the brink of the sectarian abyss. (NPR)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 17, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2011 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Fall For Your Type - Jamie Foxx Featuring Drake
  2. Moment 4 Life - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
  3. 6 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
  4. Keri Hilson - Pretty Girl Rock
  5. No BS - Chris Brown
  6. Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
  7. Aston Martin Music - Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
  8. Can't Be Friends - Trey Songz
  9. What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  10. Love Faces - Trey Songz
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tu - Ricky Martin Featuring Natalia Jimenez
  2. Danza Kuduro - Don Omar & Lucenzo
  3. Ni Lo Intentes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  4. No Me Digas Que No - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin & Yandel
  5. Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
  6. Loca - Shakira Featuring El Cata
  7. Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
  8. Bon, Bon - Pitbull
  9. Llueve El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
  10. Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Tighten Up
  2. Cage The Elephant - Shake Me Down
  3. Linkin Park - Waiting For The End
  4. Neon Trees - Animal
  5. Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
  6. Isolation - Alter Bridge
  7. The Animal - Disturbed
  8. Sing - My Chemical Romance
  9. Welcome To The Family - Avenged Sevenfold
  10. World So Cold - Three Days Grace

Books

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

Decoded

By: Jay-Z

Expanded paperback edition of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller features 16 pages of new material, including 3 new songs decoded.

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Marrying Daisy Bellamy

By: Susan Wiggs

#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs returns to Willow Lake for the long-awaited story of a woman at the crossroads of love… There are days on Willow Lake… Daisy Bellamy has struggled for years to choose between two ...

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Fatal Error

By: J. A. Jance

When an old friend is accused of murdering a cyber-sociopath who courted women over the Internet only to steal all of their money, Ali Reynolds steps in to investigate—Jance’s newest mystery

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Strategic Moves

By: Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington's been set up to take a big fall... Stone's undercover dealings with M16 have brought in a big new client.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle: Los Angeles

Battle: Los Angeles

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 OnLive

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Dead Island

Platform: Windows, OS X, Linux,[4] PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Defiance

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Defiance

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Dead Space 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter, Survival horror

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $39.21
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $97.54
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $84.67
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $48.67
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.936 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6893 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9647 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.663 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Love Crime

Studio: MPI Home Video

Format: DVD

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Country Strong

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Bill Cunningham New York

Studio: Zeitgeist Films

Format: DVD

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Beauty and the Beast

Studio: Disney

Format: 20th Anniversary Diamond Edition Blu-ray 3D

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Blitz

Studio: Millennium

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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