Monday February 21, 2011

US date format: 2/21/2011, UK date format: 21/2/2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on February 21, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Born This Way by Lady GaGa. Chalet Girl, directed by Phil Traill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Fatal Error by J.A. Jance was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Thy Neighbour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butoden or The Black Eyed Peas Experience.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2011, at February 21 across the years or at February 2011 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 21, 2011?


Holidays

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
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Events

  • Arab Spring:
  • 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • The Libyan Air Force launches airstrikes on crowds of protesters. Two civilian helicopters carrying French nationals and two Libyan Mirage jets land in Malta. The Libyan pilots claim that they received orders to bomb protesters, and request political asylum. (Ynetnews) (NPR) (Los Angeles Times) (The Atlantic)(Times of Malta)
  • Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, warns in a nationally televised address that the protests could develop into a civil war. (AP via Houston Chronicle) (AFP via Google News)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Tyrannosaur

Tyrannosaur

Directed by: Paddy Considine

Starring: Peter Mullan, Archie Lal, Jag Sanghera, Mike Fearnley

Win Win

Win Win

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Jeffrey Tambor, Bobby Cannavale

The Devil's Double

The Devil's Double

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Philip Quast

Like Crazy

Like Crazy

Directed by: Drake Doremus

Starring: Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlie Bewley

The Mechanic

The Mechanic

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland, Tony Goldwyn

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 2011?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Moment 4 Life
  2. - 6 Foot 7 Foot
  3. - Fall For Your Type
  4. - Love Faces
  5. - Pretty Girl Rock

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Shake Me Down
  2. - Waiting For The End
  3. - Tighten Up
  4. - Sing
  5. - Isolation

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Danza Kuduro
  2. - Ni Lo Intentes
  3. - No Me Digas Que No
  4. - Corazon Sin Cara
  5. - Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tu
Sport Games on February 21, 2011

Sport Games on February 21, 2011


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Cottbus : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of February 21, 2011

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Sociedad - Mallorca : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 21, 2011

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Boulogne - Le Mans : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 21, 2011

Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Varese - Frosinone : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of February 21, 2011

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Rango

Rango

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Love Thy Neighbour

Love Thy Neighbour

Directed by: Andy Smith

Mad Love

Mad Love

Directed by: Antonia Bird

Camelot

Camelot

Directed by: Marty Callner

How old am I?

If February 21st, 2011 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 2011?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

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Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

Room by Emma Donoghue

Room

By:

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn.

A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley

A Red Herring Without Mustard

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAlan Bradley, author of the most award-winning series debut of any year, returns with another irresistible Flavia de Luce novel In the hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey, the insidiously clever

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

Swamplandia!

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A New York Times Best Book of the YearOne of Granta's Best Young American NovelistsSelected for the New Yorker's 20 Under 40Nominated for the Orange Prize Thirteen-year-old Ava Bigtree has lived

Decision Points by George W. Bush

Decision Points

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Marvel: Avengers Alliance

Marvel: Avengers Alliance

Platform: Facebook, iOS, Android, Windows, Playdom.com

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Playdom (2012–2014) Disney Interactive (2014–present)

Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butoden

Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butoden

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai

The Black Eyed Peas Experience

The Black Eyed Peas Experience

Platform: Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Rhythm

Publisher: Ubisoft

Crysis 2

Crysis 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Contre Jour

Contre Jour

Platform: Standard web browsers (HTML5), iOS, Windows Phone, Android, Windows 8

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Chillingo

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 83.12 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9826 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9465 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.5677 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 113.69 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 21, 2011?

On February 21, 2011 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is February 21, 2011?

On February 21, 2011 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 21, 2011?

On February 21, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 21, 2011?

On February 21, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 21, 2011?

On February 21, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on February 21, 2011?

Famous people died on February 21, 2011 include, Bernard Nathanson.


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