Saturday February 23, 2019

US date format: 2/23/2019, UK date format: 23/2/2019

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 23, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • Trucks carrying humanitarian aid from Colombia and Brazil attempt to enter Venezuelan territory. Two trucks are set on fire on the Francisco de Paula Santander International Bridge. (Herald Sun)
  • Venezuelan people clash with the Venezuelan National Guard on the Venezuela's border with Colombia and Brazil. Three people have died in southern Bolívar State. (The Guardian)
  • Sixty Venezuelan National Guard personnel defect to Colombia; three of them defect after smashing a barrier at the Simón Bolívar International Bridge on the Colombia–Venezuela border in two armored vehicles, leaving some injured. A video posted on social media shows the men with their guns above their heads in a sign of surrender. (Miami Herald) (AFP) (Reuters)
  • Venezuela breaks diplomatic relations with Colombia and expels all of Colombia's diplomats; however, Colombia maintains diplomatic relations with Guaidó's ambassador, Humberto Calderón Berti. (Reuters) (Colombian Foreign Minister) (Colombia's Caracol TV)
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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

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • 3 Borrowers Win Case on Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness A federal judge said the Department of Education had changed its policies without proper notice, throwing the lives of the student-loan borrowers into chaos. [..]
  • China’s Entrepreneurs Are Wary of Its Future Behind the scenes, businesspeople worry that Beijing has become more interested in solidifying its control over people’s lives than promoting economic growth. [..]
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