Thursday 26 February 2015US date format: 2/26/2015, UK date format: 26/2/2015
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 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.
The Invitation, directed by Karyn Kusama, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015
while Fifty Shades Trilogy Bundle by E L James was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Returned.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bloodsports.TV or Grow Home.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
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- The US Federal Communications Commission votes to classify internet service providers as public utilities, creating net neutrality rules. The FCC also votes to preempt state laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that effectively prevent municipal broadband providers from expanding outside their existing service areas. (AP)
- Effective midnight, Washington, D.C. joins Alaska, Colorado, and Washington state as the only places in the United States that locally purport to override federal law and allow the use of marijuana for recreational purposes. (Huffington Post)
- A United Nations report claims that a North Korean shipping company has been renaming and reflagging its vessels to avoid an arms embargo. (BBC)
- The Guardian publishes articles alleging that the Chicago Police Department have been running a black site at Homan Square for detained Americans; former justice officials call for investigation. The CPD denies the allegations. (The Guardian) (The Guardian) (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Norwegian police raid the offices of the Catholic Church’s diocese in Oslo, charging the church administration with serious fraud under the suspicion of wrongfully claiming as much as NOK 50 million in state support by presenting fraudulent membership statistics. (NewsInEnglish.no)
- French actresses Marion Cotillard and Mélanie Laurent, and French President François Hollande begin their two-day state visit to the Philippines, where they are to discuss climate change. (GMA News)
- ISIS posts a video showing the destruction of Mosul Museum, the second largest in Iraq and rich in artifacts from thousands of years of Iraqi history. (National Post)
- "Jihadi John", an ISIL terrorist featured in many beheading videos, is identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born man who lived in the United Kingdom and was on a terrorism watch list. (The Washington Post), (The New York Times), (CBS News)
- Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: "Jihadi John", an ISIL terrorist featured in many beheading videos, is identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born man who lived in the United Kingdom and was on a terrorism watch list. (The Washington Post), (The New York Times), (CBS News)ISIS posts a video showing the destruction of Mosul Museum, the second largest in Iraq and rich in artifacts from thousands of years of Iraqi history. (National Post)
- A Taliban suicide bomb attack on a Turkish government vehicle in Kabul kills at least one person. (BBC), (NBC News)
- War in Afghanistan: A Taliban suicide bomb attack on a Turkish government vehicle in Kabul kills at least one person. (BBC), (NBC News)
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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
- FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
- Sugar - Maroon 5
- Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
- Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
- Meghan Trainor - Lips Are Movin
- Style - Taylor Swift
Top #10 R&B songs
- FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
- Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
- 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
- Truffle Butter - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne
- 7/11 - Beyonce
- She Knows - Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J
- CoCo - O.T. Genasis
- G.D.F.R. - Flo Rida Featuring Sage The Gemini & Lookas
Top #10 Latin songs
- Mi Verdad - Mana Featuring Shakira
- Bailando - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
- Propuesta Indecente - Romeo Santos
- Ay Vamos - J Balvin
- Eres Mia - Romeo Santos
- Travesuras - Nicky Jam
- Yo Tambien - Romeo Santos Featuring Marc Anthony
- Hablame de Ti - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
- Disparo Al Corazon - Ricky Martin
- Eres Una Nina - Gerardo Ortiz
Top #10 Rock songs
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $104.30
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- United Technologies UTX: opens at $123.32
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $34.50
- 1 CNY = 1.3403 SEK
- 1 CHF = 8.8158 SEK
- 1 CHF = 15.7283 MXN
- 1 CHF = 6.5703 CNY
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