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February 17th, 2005...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Let Me Love You"
by Mario

In the UK:
"Like Toy Soldiers"
by Eminem
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Merchant of Menace

(TIME Cover: February the 14th, 2005)

 Famous people born on the 17th of February:

1723 - Tobias Mayer, German astronomer (d. 1762)
1817 - King William III of the Netherlands (d, 1890)
1874 - Thomas J. Watson, American computer manufacturer (d. 1956)
1888 - Otto Stern, German physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1969)
1972 - Taylor Hawkins, American musician (Foo Fighters)
1972 - Philippe Candeloro, French figure skater

 The Nobel Peace Prize 2005

Mohamed ElBaradei

with the IAEA, for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used for military purposes and to ensure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest possible way

Director General of IAEA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2005

directed by Paul Haggis
with Matt Dillon (Officer Ryan)

Designed in 2005

The Kirk chair
by René Holten

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Johnny Depp / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 967, February 10, 2005



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