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Thursday 17 February 2011

US date format: 2/17/2011, UK date format: 17/2/2011

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart 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 The Confession by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Camelot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deca Sports Extreme or AFL.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 of America

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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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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 ?

The Confession

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFirst time in paperbackAn innocent man is about to be executed.Only a guilty man can save him. In 1998, in the small East Texas city of Sloan, Travis Boyette abducted, raped, and strangled a popular high …

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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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Decision Points

By: George W. Bush

In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history.

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Though Not Dead

By: Dana Stabenow

Kate Shugak will go to the ends of the earth to solve one Alaskan family's epic mystery in this breathtaking novel from New York Times bestselling author Dana StabenowThe residents of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

AFL

AFL

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment

Anno 2070

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Angry Birds Rio

Platform: iOS, Android, OS X, Windows, Symbian OS, webOS, BlackBerry Tablet OS, Windows Phone

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Deca Sports Extreme

Deca Sports Extreme

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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?

The Last Play at Shea

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD

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The Grace Card

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD

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The Killing Jar

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD

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The Company Men

Studio: Weinstein/Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Kung Fu Panda 2

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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