Features and admins
Approved this week
One editor was granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: FlyingToaster (nom).
Eight bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: Citation bot (task request), Chris G Bot (task request), DYKHousekeepingBot (task request), LivingBot (task request), ListasBot (task request), D'ohBot (task request), Locobot (task request) and LivingBot (task request).
Seventeen articles were promoted to featured status this week: 1968 Thule Air Base B-52 crash (nom), Gilbert Foliot (nom), La Cousine Bette (nom), Caversham, New Zealand (nom), Battle of Barnet (nom), Euclidean algorithm (nom), Shadow the Hedgehog (video game) (nom), Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo (nom), Economy of the Han Dynasty (nom), Gropecunt Lane (nom), Planescape: Torment (nom), Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss (nom), Elwood Haynes (nom), Jerry Voorhis (nom), Posting system (nom), Carrington Moss (nom) and Richmond Bridge, London (nom).
Eleven lists were promoted to featured status this week: Worcester Ruby Legs all-time roster (nom), List of New York Mets seasons (nom), List of New Jersey County Colleges (nom), List of United States Military Academy alumni (Superintendents) (nom), Jessica Mauboy discography (nom), 29th Golden Raspberry Awards (nom), List of Tokyo Mew Mew characters (nom), List of birds of Maryland (nom), List of German submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (nom), List of Grade I listed buildings in Taunton Deane (nom) and St. Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame (nom).
One topic was promoted to featured status this week: Silver Slugger Award (nom).
No portals were promoted to featured status this week.
The following featured articles were displayed on the Main Page this week as Today's featured article: Malcolm X, Operation Uranus, LSWR N15 class, Lawrence Sullivan Ross, Over the Edge, Edward VIII abdication crisis and United States Military Academy.
Former featured pages
Six articles were delisted this week: Defense of Sihang Warehouse (nom), William Monahan (nom), Ran (film) (nom), Prostitution in China (nom), Canadian Pacific Railway (nom) and Căile Ferate Române (nom).
No lists were delisted this week.
No topics were delisted this week.
The following featured pictures were displayed on the Main Page this week as picture of the day: Cedar Key, Florida, 1884, Gordon Dam, Windsor Castle Upper Ward Quadrangle, Oregon Convention Center, Mount Cleveland, Migrant family of the Great Depression and Siege of Yorktown, Virginia, 1862.
No featured sounds were promoted this week.
Two featured pictures were demoted this week: Bee in mid air and Lomatium parryi
Thirteen pictures were promoted to featured status this week and are shown below.
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