Friday November 02, 2012
US date format: 11/2/2012, UK date format: 2/11/2012
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 2, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Thiago Messi .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to One More Night by Maroon 5.
Gambit, directed by Michael Hoffman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Winter of the World by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Greatest Event in Television History.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds Friends or DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 02, 2012?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
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- Dozens of young men are shot dead by the military in Maiduguri, Nigeria, according to residents of the city. (BBC)
- The film Facing Mirrors hits cinemas in Tehran. Though transsexualism has been legal in Iran since a fatwā was issued in 1987 by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and Iran permits more sex-change operations than any country except Thailand, this is the first time the subject has been treated on the big screen. (The Guardian)
- Sir Nicholas Hytner, Sir Nicholas Serota, Julian Lloyd Webber, Richard Rogers, Sir David Hare and Grayson Perry are among the cultural figures to criticise the "incredibly shortsighted" policy of excluding creative subjects from the core qualification at 16. (The Guardian)
- Canada and Australia launch women's literary prizes. (The Guardian)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 02, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- Rihanna - Diamonds
- Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean - Clique
- Miguel - Adorn
- Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz - Mercy
- French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne - Pop That
Top #5 Rock songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Wisin & Yandel Featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
- Prince Royce - Incondicional
- Don Omar Featuring Natti Natasha - Dutty Love
- Arcangel /Zion & Lennox/Lobo/RKM & Ken-Y - Diosa de Los Corazones
- La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho - Cabecita Dura
Sport Games on November 02, 2012
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Ein Frankfurt - Greuther Furth : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Braunschweig - Sandhausen : 2 - 1
- Hertha - Ingolstadt : 0 - 0
- Regensburg - Paderborn : 0 - 2
Division 2Football (France)
- Chateauroux - Dijon : 2 - 2
- Clermont - Guingamp : 1 - 2
- Laval - Istres : 2 - 1
- Nimes - Arles : 4 - 1
- Niort - Monaco : 1 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Brest - Lorient : 2 - 0
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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?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- Apple AAPL: opens at $595.89
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $29.59
- General Electric GE: opens at $21.53
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $197.53
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on November 02, 2012?
On November 02, 2012 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is November 02, 2012?
On November 02, 2012 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on November 02, 2012?
On November 02, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 02, 2012?
On November 02, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 02, 2012?
On November 02, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 02, 2012?
On November 02, 2012 several famous people were born including, Thiago Messi.