Wednesday February 20, 2019

US date format: 2/20/2019, UK date format: 20/2/2019

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 20, 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 Becoming by Michelle Obama 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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Events

  • The Southern Poverty Law Center reports a 30 percent increase in U.S. hate groups over the past four years with a 7% increase in 2018 alone. (NPR)
  • 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis, 2019 shipping of humanitarian aid to Venezuela: The Venezuelan Navy closes its maritime borders with the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire ahead of the planned entry of international humanitarian aid into Venezuela on February 23, which Nicolás Maduro considers a precursor to invasion. (CNN)
  • The Venezuelan Navy closes its maritime borders with the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire ahead of the planned entry of international humanitarian aid into Venezuela on February 23, which Nicolás Maduro considers a precursor to invasion. (CNN)
  • 2019 Dhaka fire: A fast-moving fire has swept through a historic district of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, killing at least 80 and wounding 50 others. (CNN)
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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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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

Connections in Death by J.D. Robb

Connections in Death

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

Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild

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

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

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A fictionalized account of the true story of Lale Sokolov, an Auschwitz inmate forced to tattoo numbers on fellow prisoners

Grateful American by Gary Sinise, Marcus Brotherton

Grateful American

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Subtitle: "A Journey from Self to Service"

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Financial News

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News articles

  • Advertisers Boycott YouTube After Pedophiles Swarm Comments on Videos of Children Google said it had deleted the accounts and channels of people leaving the comments in question, but acknowledged “there’s more to be done.” [..]
  • Democrats Want to Tax the Wealthy. Many Voters Agree. A proposal to tax wealth finds support across party lines, along with the premise that the government should combat inequality. [..]
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