February 2

February 2 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Shakira (1977), Farrah Fawcett (1947) and Christie Brinkley (1954). Several movies were released around February 2 over the years, such as Woman in the Dunes in 1964 directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara and Before Sunset in 2004 directed by Richard Linklater.
But much more happened on February 2 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around February 2 over the years?

Woman in the Dunes

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Before Sunset

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1939

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine, John Carradine

Country: United States of America

Seven Days in May

Release year: 1964

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1984

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 2?


  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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  • 2019 Moro conflict: Patikul, Sulu shootout: Five soldiers and three militants die in an attack that also injured several others in Patikul, Sulu, in The Philippines. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2018 China–United Kingdom relations: Amid a perceived erosion of freedoms in Hong Kong, British Prime Minister Theresa May concludes a three-day visit to China, said to have generated £9 billion in trade deals. (Hong Kong Free Press)
  • 2017 Georgia–European Union relations: The European Parliament unanimously approves visa-free regime in the Schengen zone for Georgia. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
  • 2016 War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Military intervention against ISIL: U.S. airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan hit an ISIS radio station and kill 29 militants. (CNN)
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Which were the most popular books released around February 2 over the years?

The Dilbert Principle

Year: 1997

By: Scott Adams

The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

River Of The Sun

Year: 1951

By: James Ramsey Ullman

Classic Fiction

Admiral Kimmel'S Story

Year: 1955

By: Husband E. Kimmel

Hardcover, published by Henry Regenery Co.

The Mark

Year: 2001

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

His Excellency Global Community Potentate Nicolae Carpathia is back, this time as Satan. Resurrected and indwelt by the devil himself, the beast tightens his grip as ruler of the world.

The Hot Zone

Year: 1995

By: Richard Preston

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

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