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89th Academy Awards

The 89th Academy Awards took an unbelievably surreal turn after Presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty erroneously read out the wrong winner for the Oscar for best Picture. They stated that Damien Chazelle’s La La Land was the winner of the night’s biggest award, The Oscar for Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards when …

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BRIT Awards winners 2017

Mastercard British Album The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep for You Are Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It David Bowie – Blackstar – WINNER Kano – Made in the Manor Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate Skepta – Konnichiwa International male solo artist Bon Iver Bruno Mars Drake – WINNER Leonard Cohen …

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International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day (IMLD) (Bengali: আন্তর্জাতিক মাতৃভাষা দিবস Antôrjatik Matribhasha Dibôs) is a worldwide annual observance held on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. First announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999, it was formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution establishing 2008 as …

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World day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice takes place annually on 20 February in order  to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment. Many organizations, including the UN and the International Labour Office, make statements on the importance of social justice for people. Many organizations also present plans for greater social justice by …

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St Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine’s Day traditionally celebrates Romance and love and takes place annually on 14 February. Saint Valentine (in Latin, Valentinus) is the name of several martyred saints of ancient Rome. The name “Valentine”, derived from valens (worthy, strong, powerful), was popular in Late Antiquity. Saint Valentine was martyred and buried on the Via Flaminia north …

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The Grammy Awards 2017

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on February 12, 2017.The CBS network broadcast the show live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. James Corden hosted the ceremony. The “pre-telecast” ceremony (officially named The Premiere Ceremony) was held on the same day prior to the main ceremony and was hosted by comedienne Margaret Cho. …

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BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Awards) Winners 2017

Outstanding British film American Honey Denial Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them WINNER: I, Daniel Blake Notes on Blindness Under the Shadow EE Rising Star award Anya Taylor-Joy Laia Costa Lucas Hedges Ruth Negga WINNER: Tom Holland Best make up & hair Doctor Strange WINNER: Florence Foster Jenkins Hacksaw Ridge Nocturnal Animals Rogue One: …

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was born February 12, 1809 and was the serving President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln successfully led the United States through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crisis – The American Civil War – preserving the Union. …

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Severn Valley Railway Steam Gala 2017

This years Severn Valley Railway Spring Steam Gala takes place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th March 2017. It will feature three visiting locomotives to star alongside the Railway’s own eclectic mix of historical engines. Engines visiting this year include: Battle of Britain Class pacific locomotive No. 34081 92 Squadron in striking Malachite green, courtesy …

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

February 6th marks the Anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming the first queen regnant of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Realms since Queen Victoria upon the untimely demise of her father, George VI. The traditional 41-gun and 62-gun Royal Salute to mark accession day also took place at noon at Hyde Park …

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