Thursday February 02, 2006: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 2/2/2006, UK date format: 2/2/2006

February 2nd, 2006 was the 33rd day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aquarius. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was Check On It by Beyonce. Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was #1 song in the UK.

Shooter, directed by Antoine Fuqua, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2006 while The Hostage by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Chaser's War on Everything. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Test Drive Unlimited or Brain Buster Puzzle Pak.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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February 02, 2006 Events

What happened on February 02, 2006?

Historical Events

  • Leaked documents in the UK reveal that a conversation between U.S. President George W. Bush (and Tony Blair) in 2003 revealed that Blair wanted to follow the US into Iraq without UN resolution and that Bush thought it would be provoking an Iraqi response using Lockheed U-2 spy aircrafts that were falsely marked Lockheed U-2 to give him an excuse to go to war.
  • Venezuela has expelled U.S. Navy Chief. John Correa was a military attache in Caracas at the U.S. Embassy. He is suspected of spying.
  • Ohio Representative John Boehner is elected the U.S. House Minority Leader after defeating Roy Blunt, acting majority leader, in a House vote.
  • Royal Dutch Shell sets the record for highest annual profit ever for a British company, with a total PS13.12bn
  • Seabulk Pride is an oil tanker carrying approximately 100,000 barrels (16,000m) (approx. Oil, which ran aground at the port of Nikiski in Alaska.
  • Unknown eavesdroppers have tapped the mobile phones of top-ranking officials in Greece, including Prime Minister Costas Karmanlis.

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See also

What happened on February 02 in history? Find out the list of February 2nd major events

What was 2006 famous for? Discover everything about 2006


February 02, 2006 Famous Birthdays

Other February 2nd famous birthdays

See all famous people born on February 2nd

How old am I?

If February 02, 2006 is your birthday you are 17 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on February 02.

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February 02, 2006 Famous Deaths

Who died on February 02, 2006?

Other February 2nd famous deaths

  • Gene Kelly

    American actor/dancer ("Singing in The Rain") dies at the age of 83.

  • Anna May Wong

    Actress (Thief in Baghdad), passes away at 56.

  • French actor on stage, film, and television.

See all famous people who died on February 2nd


February 02, 2006 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


Aquarius personality

Who should a Aquarius marry?

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces

Personality of February born

Chinese Zodiac

Dog chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dog

Element: Fire

Dog personality

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Can the numbers in February 02, 2006 reveal something about your future ? Find out


February 02, 2006 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was February 02, 2006?

The day of the week was Thursday.

February 2nd marks the 32nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2006.

There are 332 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


February 02, 2006 Holidays and Observances

What is special on February 02, 2006?


  • 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.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
  • Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
  • Czech Republic - Hromnice.
  • St. Cornelius
  • France - CrOpe Day.


  • World Wetlands Day
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Music charts

What was the number one song on February 02, 2006? Which were the top hits on February 02, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Check On It
  2. - Grillz
  3. - Run It!youtube
  4. - Be Without You
  5. - Stickwitu

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Nasty Girl
  2. - Thunder In My Heart Again
  3. - Boys Will Be Boys
  4. - Check On It
  5. - Run It!

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Be Without You
  2. - Unpredictable
  3. - Grillz
  4. - So Sickyoutube
  5. - Check On It

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Rompe
  2. - Contra Viento Y Marea
  3. - Rakata
  4. - Ven Bailalo
  5. - Ella Y Yo

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2006

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

Country: United States of America

Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gabor Csupo

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

The Kingdom

The Kingdom

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2006

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Chaser's War on Everything

The Chaser's War on Everything

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Andrew Hansen

Starring: Julian Morrow, Andrew Hansen, Chris Taylor, Chas Licciardello

Country: Australia

Classical Destinations

Classical Destinations

Release year: 2006



Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Release year: 2005

The Book of Daniel

The Book of Daniel

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 2006?


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The Hostage by W. E. B. Griffin

The Hostage


W.E.B.'s second novel. Griffin's second novel in W.E.B.'s bestselling series sees Presidential Agent Charley Castillo investigating death of American diplomat in Argentina, kidnapping of diplomat's wife and a

My Friend Leonard by James Frey

My Friend Leonard


My Friend Leonard is a father-son relationship that's both unusual and truly amazing. It pulls you in immediately and deeply into a unique and inspiring relationship.

Turning Angel by Greg Iles

Turning Angel


Penn Cage wins the most difficult case of his career and decides to stay in Southern California to raise his daughter in safety.

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code


PREMIUM MASS Market Edition #1 Worldwide Bestseller - More Than 80 Million Copies Sold. The Da Vinci Code is an extraordinary reading experience that millions around the world have discovered.

The Pale Horseman by Bernard Cornwell

The Pale Horseman


Wessex, the last remaining piece of England unconquered, is coveted by the Viking conquerors. Uhtred is a young dispossessed nobleman who is tied by birth to the imperiled land.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on February 2nd, 2006 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Test Drive Unlimited

Test Drive Unlimited

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing, MMOR

Publisher: Atari

Brain Buster Puzzle Pak

Brain Buster Puzzle Pak

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Agetec Jaleco 505 Games

CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder

CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Artwork of the game released only in North America.

Platform: Microsoft Windows Online Game

Genre: Racing

Publisher: ValuSoft

Custom Robo Arena

Custom Robo Arena

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Nintendo


February 02, 2006 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for February 02, 2006 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on February 02, 2006

Sport Games on February 02, 2006

Sport Games on February 02, 2006


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $61.90
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $75.32
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.91
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.07
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $81.45

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 118.55 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1448 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2857 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.062 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 143.34 JPY

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