Monday 1 February 2016US date format: 2/1/2016, UK date format: 1/2/2016
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Sorry by Justin Bieber.
Race, directed by Stephen Hopkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016
On TV people were watching Kaleidoscope.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 February 2016 ?
- 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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- Democratic candidate Martin O'Malley suspends his campaign. (Washington Post)
- Republican candidate Mike Huckabee suspends his campaign. (ABC Go) (CNN)
- Ted Cruz wins the Republican caucus; this makes him the first Hispanic person to win an Iowa caucus. (CNN) Fox News Latino
- Hillary Clinton narrowly wins the Democratic caucus; this makes her the first woman to win an Iowa caucus. (The Hill) (Who TV)
- Voters in Iowa go to Democratic and Republican Party caucuses in the first formal stage of the U.S. elections. (Yahoo! politics)
- The Assembly of the Union for Myanmar meets with Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy having the majority for the first time. (Time)
- Two men are sentenced to death for the murder of Tibetan religious leader Akong Rinpoche, his nephew and his driver in 2013. (Reuters)
- Chinese authorities arrest 21 people involved in the Ezubao online finance scheme accused of allegedly defrauding 900,000 people of 50bn yuan ($7.6bn; £5.3bn) in a Ponzi scheme. (BBC)
- The United Kingdom Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority gives licensing rights to the Francis Crick Institute to genetically modify human embryos to study the early stages of embryo development though still needs the approval of a local research ethic board. (BBC) (Nature)
- The World Health Organization declares the spread of the Zika virus a global public health emergency requiring an urgent, united response. (BBC)
- Zika virus outbreak in the Americas (2015–present): The World Health Organization declares the spread of the Zika virus a global public health emergency requiring an urgent, united response. (BBC)
- A snow storm in the United States is affecting multiple regions in Colorado, California and elsewhere, with more than 70,000 people in southern California losing power. (AccuWeather)
- February 2016 North American storm complex: A snow storm in the United States is affecting multiple regions in Colorado, California and elsewhere, with more than 70,000 people in southern California losing power. (AccuWeather)
- A Taliban suicide bomb attack outside a police office in central Kabul kills at least 9 people. (AFP via Times of India) (Sky News) (AFP via Straits Times)
- War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A Taliban suicide bomb attack outside a police office in central Kabul kills at least 9 people. (AFP via Times of India) (Sky News) (AFP via Straits Times)
- Two Turkish Army soldiers are killed in a Kurdistan Workers' Party ambush in the southeast Diyarbakır Province. (Anadolu Post)
- PKK Rebellion (2015–present): Two Turkish Army soldiers are killed in a Kurdistan Workers' Party ambush in the southeast Diyarbakır Province. (Anadolu Post)
Sport Games on 1 February 2016
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- La Coruna - Vallecano : 2 - 2
Division 2Football (France)
- Paris FC - Clermont : 0 - 0
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Spezia - Salernitana : 3 - 1
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Maritimo - Belenenses : 1 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2016 ?
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Top #10 Latin songs
- Ginza - J Balvin
- Solo Con Verte - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
- El Perdon - Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias
- Borro Cassette - Maluma
- Encantadora - Yandel
- Te Metiste - Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho
- Despues de Ti Quien - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Hasta El Amanecer - Nicky Jam
- Por Que Terminamos? - Gerardo Ortiz
- Ya Te Perdi La Fe - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Top #10 Rock songs
- twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
- Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
- Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
- Renegades - X Ambassadors
- Irresistible - Fall Out Boy
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Emperor's New Clothes - Panic! At The Disco
- Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream
- James Bay - Let It Go
- Victorious - Panic! At The Disco
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?