Saturday 21 February 2015US date format: 2/21/2015, UK date format: 21/2/2015
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Uptown Funk! by Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars.
Parallels, directed by Christopher Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015
while Being Mortal by Atul Gawande was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching X Company.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeon Souls or Adventure Capitalist.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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- During the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway, driver Kyle Busch suffers a compound right leg fracture and left mid-foot fracture in a crash, and is successfully operated upon at a local hospital. He will not race in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, and will be temporarily replaced by defending Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton. (NASCAR.com)
- Floyd Mayweather announces that Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is set for 2 May 2015 at Las Vegas's MGM Grand Garden Arena. (USA Today)
- NASA astronauts perform one of three ISS spacewalks to reroute cables needed in preparation for the 2017 arrival of the first commercial spacecraft capable of transporting astronauts. (AP)
- The Willacy County Correctional Center in Willacy County, Texas is emptied of thousands of inmates the day after a riot makes it uninhabitable. (NBC News)
- The President of Peru Ollanta Humala recalls the ambassador to Chile over spying allegations. (Reuters)
- The Ukrainian Army and rebel separatists complete a prisoner exchange. (AAP via SBS)
- The United States and United Kingdom discuss imposing additional sanctions on Russia over the breach of the ceasefire. (CNN via WLWT)
- War in Donbass: The United States and United Kingdom discuss imposing additional sanctions on Russia over the breach of the ceasefire. (CNN via WLWT)The Ukrainian Army and rebel separatists complete a prisoner exchange. (AAP via SBS)
- Indonesia recalls its envoy to Brazil due to ongoing tension caused by Indonesia's recent execution of a Brazilian drug smuggler. (Reuters)
- Three Italian cross-country skiers are killed and two are injured in an avalanche near the Great St Bernard Pass in the Swiss Alps. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
- More than 5,000 workers at a General Motors plant in Brazil joins in a strike against the dismissal of proposal for another 800 factory employees. (GloboNews) (The Peninsula Qatar)
- The United Steelworkers union notifies the owner of the largest refinery in the United States that its members are on strike. The notification to Motiva constitutes a major escalation of ongoing labor-management confrontation in that industry. (Reuters)
- The Turkish media reports that the Turkish Army has sent troops into Syria to evacuate troops and artefacts from the Tomb of Suleyman Shah in the Aleppo Governorate which has been under threat from Islamic State for several months. One soldier has reportedly been killed. (New York Times), (Hurriyet Daily News)
- Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant: The Turkish media reports that the Turkish Army has sent troops into Syria to evacuate troops and artefacts from the Tomb of Suleyman Shah in the Aleppo Governorate which has been under threat from Islamic State for several months. One soldier has reportedly been killed. (New York Times), (Hurriyet Daily News)
- The Nigerian Army recaptures the town of Baga where Boko Haram killed scores of people last month. (BBC)
- Boko Haram: The Nigerian Army recaptures the town of Baga where Boko Haram killed scores of people last month. (BBC)
Sport Games on 21 February 2015
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Cercle Brugge - Waregem : 2 - 2
- Kortrijk - Westerlo : 6 - 0
- Lokeren - Mouscron-Peruwelz : 1 - 0
- Oostende - Charleroi : 1 - 3
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Augsburg - Leverkusen : 2 - 2
- FC Koln - Hannover : 1 - 1
- Freiburg - Hoffenheim : 1 - 1
- Mainz - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Karlsruhe - Bochum : 0 - 0
- Munich 1860 - St Pauli : 2 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Madrid - Almeria : 3 - 0
- Barcelona - Malaga : 0 - 1
- Cordoba - Valencia : 1 - 2
- La Coruna - Celta : 0 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2015 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
- Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
- Hozier - Take Me To Church
- Sugar - Maroon 5
- Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
- Meghan Trainor - Lips Are Movin
- I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
- Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
- Taylor Swift - Shake It Off
Top #10 R&B songs
- FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
- I Don't Mind - Usher Featuring Juicy J
- Only - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
- I Don't F**k With You - Big Sean Featuring E-40
- 7/11 - Beyonce
- CoCo - O.T. Genasis
- She Knows - Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J
- Truffle Butter - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne
- No Type - Rae Sremmurd
- Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
Top #10 Latin songs
- Bailando - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
- Ay Vamos - J Balvin
- Propuesta Indecente - Romeo Santos
- Yo Tambien - Romeo Santos Featuring Marc Anthony
- Travesuras - Nicky Jam
- Eres Mia - Romeo Santos
- Eres Una Nina - Gerardo Ortiz
- Hablame de Ti - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
- Que Tiene de Malo - Calibre 50 Featuring El Komander
- Voz de Mando - Levantando Polvadera
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