Thursday February 02, 2006
US date format: 2/2/2006, UK date format: 2/2/2006
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 2, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Check On It by Beyonce.
In UK Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was in the top 5 hits.
Snow Cake, directed by Marc Evans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Chaser's War on Everything.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin or Gears of War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of 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.
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- A leaked memo in the UK, detailing a conversation between U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair in 2003, has revealed that Blair intended to follow the US into Iraq even without a UN resolution, and that Bush considered provoking a response from Iraq using falsely marked Lockheed U-2 spy planes to provide an excuse for war. (Guardian)
- Venezuela has expelled U.S. Navy Cmdr. John Correa, a military attaché at the U.S. embassy in Caracas, on suspicion of espionage. (Newsweek) (BBC)
- Representative John Boehner of Ohio becomes the U.S. House Majority Leader, beating out acting majority leader Roy Blunt in a house vote. (New York Times)
- Royal Dutch Shell breaks the record for the highest ever annual profit for a British company with a total of £13.12bn (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 02, 2006?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 02, 2006?
On February 02, 2006 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is February 02, 2006?
On February 02, 2006 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 02, 2006?
On February 02, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 02, 2006?
On February 02, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on February 02, 2006?
On February 02, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
What was the number one song in February 02, 2006?
The number one song in the week of February 02, 2006 was Check On It by Beyonce in US and Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm in UK.
What were the top hits on February 02, 2006?
The top hits on February 02, 2006 were Check On It by Beyonce, Grillz by Nelly, Run It! by Chris Brown in US and Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm, Thunder In My Heart Again by Meck featuring Leo Sayer, Boys Will Be Boys by The Ordinary Boys in UK.