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Thursday 2 February 2012

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 2, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Set Fire To The Rain by Adele. Safe House, directed by Daniel Espinosa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les hommes de l'ombre. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Animal Crossing: New Leaf or Beach Buggy Blitz.
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What the sky looked like on 2 February 2012

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Safe House

Directed by: Daniel Espinosa

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick, Vera Farmiga

Country: United States

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The Vow

Directed by: Michael Sucsy

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill, Jessica Lange

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Iron Sky

Directed by: Timo Vuorensola

Starring: Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Udo Kier

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Directed by: Lisa Azuelos

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Douglas Booth, Ashley Greene, Demi Moore

Country: United States

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The Samaritan

Directed by: David Weaver

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Kirby, Ruth Negga, A.C. Peterson

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Les hommes de l'ombre

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Directed by: Minh Nguyen

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Hell on Wheels

Directed by: Will Zens

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The Layover

Directed by: William H. Macy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 2012 ?

  • 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).
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  • The Philippines military claim to have killed Abu Sayyaf leader Umbra Jumdail, Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, a leader of Jemaah Islamiyah, and Singaporean Abdullah Ali. (AP via Google News)
  • Six kidnapped aid workers are released in Yemen. (Reuters)
  • The Mexican Army sends 4,000 soldiers to Michoacán state as a result of recent violence. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
  • The ferry sinks off the coast of Papua New Guinea near the Finschhafen District, with an estimated 350 people on board. Nearby commercial ships rescue 238 people from the sea. (BBC)
  • More than 110 people are killed across Europe as a result of a recent cold snap. (AP via ''Courier Mail'')

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Sport Games on 2 February 2012

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Novara - Chievo : 1 - 2
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Futbol Ligi 1
Football (Turkey)
  • Besiktas - Mersin Idman Yurdu : 0 - 1
  • Manisaspor - Eskisehirspor : 2 - 3
  • Samsunspor - Fenerbahce : 3 - 1
  • Sivasspor - Kayserispor : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 02, 2012 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2012 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Make Me Proud - Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
  2. Lotus Flower Bomb - Wale Featuring Miguel
  3. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  4. Dance (A$$) - Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  6. You The Boss - Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
  7. I Do - Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000
  8. The Motto - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  9. Can't Get Enough - J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
  10. Strip - Chris Brown Featuring Kevin K-MAC McCall
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Verdadero Amor Perdona - Mana Featuring Prince Royce
  2. Te Quiero A Morir - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  3. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  4. Las Cosas Pequenas - Prince Royce
  5. We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
  6. Intentalo - 3BallMTY Featuring El Bebeto y America Sierra
  7. Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  8. Lovumba (Prestige) - Daddy Yankee
  9. La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas - Nada Iguales
  10. Me Gustas Tanto - Paulina Rubio
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
  2. These Days - Foo Fighters
  3. Face To The Floor - Chevelle
  4. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  5. Coldplay - Paradise
  6. Foo Fighters - Walk
  7. Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  8. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Monarchy Of Roses
  9. Florence + The Machine - Shake It Out
  10. Bully - Shinedown


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Steve Jobs

By: Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed

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The Best of Me

By: Nicholas Sparks

"Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen."In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love.

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Locked On

By: Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney

Though his father had been reluctant to become a heroic field operative, jack ryan, jr. Wants nothing more... privately training with special forces, he's honing his combat skills to continue his work

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dear Esther

Genre: Exploration game, art game

Publisher: The Chinese Room Curve Digital (consoles)

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Diablo III

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 3[2] Xbox 360[3] PlayStation 4[2] Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: JP Square Enix

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The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nordic Games

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

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Beach Buggy Blitz

Beach Buggy Blitz

Platform: Android, iOS, BlackBerry 10

Genre: Racing

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Double Hour

Studio: Flatiron Film Co.

Format: DVD

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Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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First Position

Studio: MPI

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Giant Mechanical Man

Studio: Tribeca

Format: DVD

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Putin's Kiss

Studio: Kino Lorber Films

Format: DVD

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