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..

You can also have a look at the year 2006, at February 02 across the years or at February 2006 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 02, 2006?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Starring: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States of America

The Illusionist

The Illusionist

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Country: United States of America

Snow Cake

Snow Cake

Directed by: Marc Evans

Starring: Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire

Wristcutters: A Love Story

Wristcutters: A Love Story

Directed by: Goran Dukic

Starring: Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, Tom Waits, Will Arnett

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, Alain Chabat

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 02, 2006?
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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

TV Series

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

Classical Destinations

The Chaser's War on Everything

The Chaser's War on Everything

Directed by: Andrew Hansen

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

Country: Australia

Pitbull

Pitbull

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

The Book of Daniel

The Book of Daniel

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

Choo Choo Soul

Choo Choo Soul

How old am I?

If February 2nd, 2006 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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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks

At First Sight

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Nicholas Sparks comes a novel that beautifully portrays how the emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.There

Every Breath You Take by Judith McNaught

Every Breath You Take

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Unforgettable characters, sizzling romance, and riveting suspense: These are the trademarks of beloved author Judith McNaught. With millions of devoted fans and ten New York Times bestsellers to date, McNaught is

Just Rewards by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Just Rewards

By:

From the blockbuster bestselling author comes the dramatic conclusion to the saga that began with Emma Harte and A Woman of Substance Four women at a crossroads.

The Last Templar by Raymond Khoury

The Last Templar

By:

"It has served us well, this myth of Christ." -- Pope Leo X, 16th CenturyIn a hail of fire and flashing sword, as the burning city of Acre falls from the hands of the West in 1291, The Last Templar …

Death Dance by Linda Fairstein

Death Dance

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New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein takes readers behind the scenes of New York City's theater world -- from Lincoln Center to the lights of Broadway -- in a riveting

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin

Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

Gears of War

Gears of War

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Atsumare! Power Pro Kun no DS Koushien

Atsumare! Power Pro Kun no DS Koushien

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game, Sports

Publisher: Konami

Blue Dragon

Blue Dragon

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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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

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.


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