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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 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Descending. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basketball Pro Management or Blades of Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Lyons Den

Written by: Karlton T. Clay

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

Country: United States

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

Welcome to the Basement

Starring: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes

Starring: Mike Goral

Country: United States

Movies

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

Wanderlust

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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Bachelorette

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Summer Garden

By: Sherryl Woods

Falling for "Maddening Moira" O'Malley was the unexpected highlight of Luke O'Brien's Dublin holiday. So when she pays a surprise visit to Chesapeake Shores, Luke is thrilled…at first.

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Mockingjay

By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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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 Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dead or Alive 5

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Koei Tecmo

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Basketball Pro Management

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports game, Business simulation, Sports Management

Publisher: Umix Studios

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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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Curiosity – What's Inside the Cube?

Curiosity – What's Inside the Cube?

Platform: iOS, Android

Publisher: 22Cans

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom


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