Friday August 02, 2013

US date format: 8/2/2013, UK date format: 2/8/2013

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 2, 2013). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. Kick-Ass 2, directed by Jeff Wadlow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013 while The English Girl by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens: Colonial Marines or The Bridge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2013, at August 02 across the years or at August 2013 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 02, 2013?


Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Events

  • Syrian Civil War:: An ammunition depot explodes in Homs, Syria, killing at least 40 people and critically injuring many more. (Sentinel Source)
  • An ammunition depot explodes in Homs, Syria, killing at least 40 people and critically injuring many more. (Sentinel Source)
  • The United States Food and Drug Administration names Taylor Farms as the source of cyclospora parasite tainted salads that sickened 223 diners in the US states of Nebraska and Iowa. (NBC News)
  • The United States Department of State announces a worldwide travel alert for U.S. citizens and some embassies throughout Southwest Asia and North Africa will be closed following an al-Qaeda threat. (CNN) (AP via Washington Post)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Blue Is the Warmest Color

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche

Starring: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing

Country: France

Nebraska

Nebraska

Directed by: Alexander Payne

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

Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2

Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove

Country: United States of America

Now You See Me

Now You See Me

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson

Country: France

Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard, Sally Hawkins

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 02, 2013?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Blurred Lines
  2. - Can't Hold Us
  3. - Holy Grail
  4. - Same Love
  5. - U.O.E.N.O.

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Radioactive
  2. - Safe And Sound
  3. - My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)
  4. - Gone, Gone, Gone
  5. - Sail

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Vivir Mi Vida
  2. - Darte Un Beso
  3. - El Ruido de Tus Zapatos
  4. - Limbo
  5. - Y Te Vas
Sport Games on August 02, 2013

Sport Games on August 02, 2013


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Anderlecht : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of August 02, 2013

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Arles - Le Havre : 2 - 0
  • Caen - Dijon : 3 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Brest : 3 - 3
  • Clermont - Tours : 2 - 1
  • Istres - Angers : 2 - 4
See all Football game results of August 02, 2013

League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Sheffield United - Notts County : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of August 02, 2013

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Partick - Dundee United : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 02, 2013

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Twisted

Twisted

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

Falco

Falco

Directed by: Thomas Roth

Blood Ties

Blood Ties

Directed by: Guillaume Canet

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Jodha Akbar

Jodha Akbar

How old am I?

If August 2nd, 2013 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The English Girl by Daniel Silva

The English Girl

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Daniel Silva delivers another spectacular thriller starring Gabriel Allon, The English Girl. When a beautiful young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a prime minister’s career is threatened with destruction.

Hunting Eve by Iris Johansen

Hunting Eve

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EVE DUNCAN IS BACK. THE HUNT IS ON.The latest in Iris Johansen's pulse-pounding series that Kirkus Reviews calls "filled with intriguing twists and characters and an overarching mystery that will keep

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl

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THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears.

Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen

Bad Monkey

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Andrew Yancy-late of the Miami Police and soon-to-be-late of the Monroe County sheriff's office-has a human arm in his freezer. There's a logical (Hiaasenian) explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its shadowy owner.

The Light In The Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

The Light In The Ruins

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1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills of Tuscany, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ducktales : Scrooge's Loot

Ducktales : Scrooge's Loot

Platform: iOS, Android

Publisher: Disney Mobile

Divekick

Divekick

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Vita Xbox One

Genre: Fighting

Aliens: Colonial Marines

Aliens: Colonial Marines

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Dropchord

Dropchord

Platform: Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Music, puzzle

Publisher: Double Fine Production

The Bridge

The Bridge

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Ouya, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U

Genre: Puzzle video game, art game

Publisher: The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $92.46
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $458.01
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $31.69
  • General Electric GE: opens at $24.52
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $195.50

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 98.9 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0385 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9285 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.1295 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 131.37 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 02, 2013?

On August 02, 2013 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 02, 2013?

On August 02, 2013 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 02, 2013?

On August 02, 2013 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 02, 2013?

On August 02, 2013 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 02, 2013?

On August 02, 2013 Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.


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