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Wednesday 1 February 2012

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Set Fire To The Rain by Adele. Safe House, directed by Daniel Espinosa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les hommes de l'ombre. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Fighter X Tekken or Clash of Clans.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 February 2012

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Safe House

Directed by: Daniel Espinosa

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick, Vera Farmiga

Country: United States

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The Vow

Directed by: Michael Sucsy

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill, Jessica Lange

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Iron Sky

Directed by: Timo Vuorensola

Starring: Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Udo Kier

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LOL

Directed by: Lisa Azuelos

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Douglas Booth, Ashley Greene, Demi Moore

Country: United States

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The Samaritan

Directed by: David Weaver

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Kirby, Ruth Negga, A.C. Peterson

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Les hommes de l'ombre

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Touch

Directed by: Minh Nguyen

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Hell on Wheels

Directed by: Will Zens

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The Layover

Directed by: William H. Macy

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Mushin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 2012 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • At least 79 people were killed and more than 1,000 were injured after a football match in Port Said, Egypt.ref name=quotcnnquot
  • The London ''Times'' reports that a secret NATO report claims that the Taliban, backed by Pakistan, is set to regain control over Afghanistan after international forces withdraw from the country. (Reuters)
  • The Xinhua news agency reports that 25 Chinese workers held captive in the Sinai region of Egypt have been released. (CNN)
  • Pakistan Air Force jets bomb militant positions in the Orakzai and Kurram Agency areas near the border with Afghanistan with claims that 31 alleged insurgents were killed. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
  • Nigeria's State Security Service claim to have arrested Abul-Qaqa, a purported spokesman for the radical Islamist Boko Haram group. (AP)

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Sport Games on 1 February 2012

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Roma : 4 - 2
  • Inter - Palermo : 4 - 4
  • Lazio - Milan : 2 - 0
  • Napoli - Cesena : 0 - 0
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Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leicester - Middlesbrough : 2 - 2
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Arbroath - Stirling : 2 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - QPR : 2 - 2
  • Blackburn - Newcastle : 0 - 2
  • Bolton - Arsenal : 0 - 0
  • Fulham - West Brom : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 1 February 2012

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 01, 2012 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2012 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
  2. Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
  3. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  4. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  6. You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
  7. I Do - Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000
  8. The Motto - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  9. Can't Get Enough - J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
  10. Strip - Chris Brown Featuring Kevin K-MAC McCall
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
  2. Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  3. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  4. Las Cosas Pequenas - Prince Royce
  5. We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
  6. Intentalo - 3BallMTY Featuring El Bebeto y America Sierra
  7. Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  8. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  9. La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas - Nada Iguales
  10. Me Gustas Tanto - Paulina Rubio
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  2. These Days - Foo Fighters
  3. Face To The Floor - Chevelle
  4. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  5. Coldplay - Paradise
  6. Foo Fighters - Walk
  7. Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  8. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Monarchy Of Roses
  9. Florence + The Machine - Shake It Out
  10. Bully - Shinedown

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Best of Me

By: Nicholas Sparks

"Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen."In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love.

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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The Obamas

By: Jodi Kantor

When Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election, he also won a long-running debate with his wife Michelle. Contrary to her fears, politics now seemed like a worthwhile, even noble pursuit.

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Locked On

By: Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney

Though his father had been reluctant to become a heroic field operative, jack ryan, jr. Wants nothing more... privately training with special forces, he's honing his combat skills to continue his work

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Street Fighter X Tekken

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows,[1] iOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Clash of Clans

Platform: iOS Android

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Supercell

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Da Capo III

Platform: Windows, PSP

Genre: Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Circus

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Da Capo III

Platform: Windows, PSP

Genre: Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Circus

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Devil Inside

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Wicker Tree

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Pocahontas

Studio: Disney

Format: 2-Movie Collection Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack

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Tyrannosaur

Studio: Strand

Format: DVD

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The Island President

Studio: First Run Features

Format: DVD

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