Friday 22 February 2002
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Always On Time by Ja Rule.
In UK Hero by Enrique Iglesias was in the top 5 hits.
40 Days and 40 Nights, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002
while A Painted House by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 February 2002 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 22 February
- Chuck Jones: American animator producer and screenwriter (d. 2002).
- Daniel Pearl: American journalist stationed in Pakistan when he was kidnapped on 1/23/2002 after arranging to meet members of a shadowy group of Islamic militants outside a Karachi restaurant.
- Jonas Savimbi: Angolan rebel and political leader (Born 1934).
- Roden Cutler: Australian lieutenant and politician 32nd Governor of New South Wales (d. 2002).
- Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.
- Chuck Jones, Academy-Award-winning animator, dies at 89.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2002 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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