Wednesday April 02, 2014: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/2/2014, UK date format: 2/4/2014

April 2nd, 2014 was the 92nd day of the year 2014 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aries. The day of the week was Wednesday.

The number one song in US was Happy by Pharrell Williams.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2014 while Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Ek Hasina Thi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bounden or Driveclub.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Books | Videogames

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April 02, 2014 Events

What happened on April 02, 2014?

Historical Events

  • Egypt's post-coup unrest (2013-14:) A bomb explodes near Cairo University, killing a police chief and injuring five others.
  • Near Cairo University, a bomb explodes killing a chief police officer and injuring five others.
  • Six police officers were killed when a suicide bomber dressed in a military uniform attacked a Kabul voter registration office.
  • 2014 Fort Hood shooting: There is a shooting at Fort Hood Army Base, Texas, near Killeen. Reports indicate that at least four people were killed and fourteen others were injured.
  • Reports indicate that there was a shooting at Fort Hood Army Base, Texas, near Killeen, Texas. There were at least four victims, as well as 14 injuries.
  • Chrysler recalls almost 870,000 SUVs under its Jeep and Dodge brands due to brake problems.
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What happened on April 02 in history? Find out the list of April 2nd major events

What was 2014 famous for? Discover everything about 2014


April 02, 2014 Famous Birthdays

Other April 2nd famous birthdays

  • American industrialist who founded Chrysler Corporation.

  • Serge Gainsbourg

    French singer and international sex icon, who was best known for his hit song "Je T'Aime" which he performed with Jane Birkin.

  • Michael Fassbender

    German-Irish actor, born to a German mother and a German dad.

  • French comedian, humorist, and impersonator.

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How old am I?

If April 02, 2014 is your birthday you are 9 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 02.

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April 02, 2014 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 02, 2014?

Other April 2nd famous deaths

  • The Sicilian Mafiosa was the first to break the code omerta (the traditional vow of silence) in the Sicilian Mafia.

  • American-German singer/dancer (Milli Vanilli, Rob & Fab), (d. 1998).

  • Swedish electro engineer, plasma physicist, and winner of 1970 Nobel Prize in Physics (MHD) for his work in magnetohydrodynamics.

  • American jazz drummer/orchestra leader ("Away We Go"), dies at the age of 69 (born 1917).

See all famous people who died on April 2nd


April 02, 2014 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aries personality

Who should a Aries marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Horse chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Horse

Element: Wood

Horse personality

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Can the numbers in April 02, 2014 reveal something about your future ? Find out


April 02, 2014 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 02, 2014?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

April 2nd marks the 91st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2014.

There are 273 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 02, 2014 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 02, 2014?


  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Malvinas Day in Argentina.
  • Sizdah be dar in Iran


  • World Autism Awareness Day


  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 02, 2014? Which were the top hits on April 02, 2014?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Happy
  2. - All Of Me
  3. - Dark Horse
  4. - Talk Dirty
  5. - Let It Go

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Happy
  2. - All Of Me
  3. - Talk Dirty
  4. - The Man
  5. - Drunk In Love

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Pompeii
  2. - Team
  3. - Best Day Of My Life
  4. - Let Her Go
  5. - Demons

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Odio
  2. - El Perdedor
  3. - Adrenalina
  4. - Vivir Mi Vida
  5. - Propuesta Indecente

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2014

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk

Country: United States of America

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

Country: United States of America

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster

Country: United States of America

Reservation Road

Reservation Road

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Terry George

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Connelly, Elle Fanning

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Ek Hasina Thi

Ek Hasina Thi

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Sriram Raghavan

Killing Spree

Killing Spree

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Tim Ritter

House of Fools

House of Fools

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky



Release year: 2014

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, Martin Freeman

Country: United States of America

Mr. Pickles

Mr. Pickles

Release year: 2014

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer

Things That Matter


The long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s timeless, essential writings, America's most respected columnist has been released. Krauthammer is a brilliant stylist, known for his uncompromising honesty and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom at all turns. He has been dazzling readers …

The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg

The Auschwitz Escape


Finalist for the 2015 ECPA Christian Book Award!

Missing You by Harlan Coben

Missing You


Harlan Coben, master of suspense, has written the #1 New York Times bestseller on the ties that we have to our history and the lies that bind them together. As the ultimate Internet scam unfolds...Surfing

The Future Of The Mind by Michio Kaku

The Future Of The Mind


Michio Kaku is the New York Times bestseller of Physics of the Impossible, and Physics of the Future. He focuses on the fascinating and complicated object known as the human brain.

You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz

You Should Have Known


Grace Reinhart Sachs lives the life she has always wanted, being devoted to her husband, Henry Reinhart Sachs, a pediatric surgeon at a major hospital for cancer, their son, Henry, as well as the people in their lives.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Party game



Platform: PlayStation 4

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Crossy Road

Crossy Road

Platform: iOS, tvOS, Android, Windows Phone

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: iOS, tvOS; Hipster Whale; Android, Windows Phone; Yodo1

Five Nights at Freddy's 2

Five Nights at Freddy's 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Scott Cawthon

Earn to Die 2

Earn to Die 2

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Toffee Games, Google Play, Apple iTunes


April 02, 2014 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

New Moon

The moon phase for April 02, 2014 is New Moon.

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Sport Games on April 02, 2014

Sport Games on April 02, 2014

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Roma - Parma : 4 - 2
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League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Peterboro - Colchester : 2 - 0
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Hearts - Aberdeen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of April 02, 2014


Football (Netherlands)
  • Go Ahead Eagles - NAC Breda : 2 - 1
  • Heracles - Feyenoord : 1 - 2
  • Twente - Den Haag : 1 - 1
  • Utrecht - Cambuur : 1 - 0
  • Waalwijk - Ajax : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of April 02, 2014

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $97.53
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $542.38
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $41.44
  • General Electric GE: opens at $25.92
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $194.24

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 103.86 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.103 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.8866 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2057 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 142.97 JPY

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