Wednesday 1 February 2006
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Check On It by Beyonce.
In UK Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was in the top 5 hits.
Alpha Dog, directed by Nick Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while A Million Little Pieces by James Fre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pure Laine.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express or Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 February 2006 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
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- UAL Corporation, United Airlines' parent company, emerges from bankruptcy after being in that position since December 9, 2002, the longest such filing in history.
- In Calgary, Alberta, Canada, an exceptionally bright meteor is seen streaking across the sky, lasting for several seconds before breaking up into fragments. It is estimated that remnants of the meteorite land about 400 km south of Calgary, in Montana, USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2006 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Beyonce - Check On It
- Nelly - Grillz
- Chris Brown - Run It!
- Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
- The Pussycat Dolls - Stickwitu
- Juelz Santana - There It Go! (The Whistle Song)
- Mariah Carey - Don't Forget About Us
- James Blunt - You're Beautiful
- The All-American Rejects - Dirty Little Secret
- D4L - Laffy Taffy
Top #9 songs in the UK
- The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm - Nasty Girl
- Shayne Ward - That's My Goal
- The Ordinary Boys - Boys Will Be Boys
- Nizlopi - JCB Song
- Chris Brown featuring Juelz Santana - Run It!
- Madonna - Hung Up
- Beyonce featuring Slim Thug - Check On It
- George Best - A Tribute - Brian Kennedy & Peter Corry
- Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round
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