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Thursday 23 February 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Estelle . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson. Wanderlust, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Descending. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 99 Spirits or Bleed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Malin Akerman

Country: United States

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John Carter

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Safe House

Directed by: Daniel Espinosa

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick

Country: United States

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Directed by: Leslye Headland

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan

Country: United States

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The Raid: Redemption

Directed by: Gareth Huw Evans

Starring: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?


Starring: Ellis Emmett, Scott Wilson

Country: Canada

The Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

Starring: Shantelle Wheeler, Reishal Monique, Victoria Wilson, Sam Evans

Country: United States


Written by: Brandon Gibson, Steven Samblis

Starring: Brandon Brooks, Tom Choi, Daren Dukes, Joaquin Garay III

The Roux Legacy

Starring: Michel Roux Jr., Alain Roux, Albert Roux, Michel Roux

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Crash Course: World History

Starring: John Green

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 2012 ?

  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Estelle : First child of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland.
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  • A series of attacks across Iraq leave at least 60 killed and more than 200 injured. (Reuters)
  • Afghanistan:
  • The Taliban urges Afghans to target foreign bases and kill westerners in response to burnings of the Koran at a US base as a third day of violent protests occurs, with six people having been shot dead so far. (Reuters)
  • Afghan protesters attack a Norwegian base in Faryab province on the Turkmenistan border. (Reuters via Alertnet)
  • The bombardment of Homs continues for the 20th successive day, with water and food supplies quickly dwindling for residents. (DPA via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')

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Sport Games on 23 February 2012

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Derby - Leicester : 0 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 2012?

  • Time: A studio shot of two dogs together
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1194
  • Time: A close-up shot of Preet Bharara


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

Killing Lincoln

By: Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts

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By: Susan Cain

The book that started the Quiet RevolutionAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike

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Catching Fire

By: Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy.Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.

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The Litigators

By: John Grisham

The partners at Finley & Figg often refer to themselves as a “boutique law firm.” Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous. Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are none of these things.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

99 Spirits

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle, role-playing

Publisher: JP TORaIKI; WW Fruitbat Factory

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Ben 10: Omniverse

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-brawlers, Fighting

Publisher: D3 Publisher Bandai Namco Games

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Platform: Windows, OS X, Xbox Live Indie Games

Genre: Platform game

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Blades of Time

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Konami Gaijin Entertainment (PC)

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DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360

Genre: Bullet Hell

Publisher: Cave

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