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..

You can also have a look at the year 2012, at November 02 across the years or at November 2012 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 02, 2012?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook

Directed by: David O. Russell

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

Skyfall

Skyfall

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

Wreck-It Ralph

Wreck-It Ralph

Directed by: Rich Moore

Starring: John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman

End of Watch

End of Watch

Directed by: David Ayer

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 02, 2012?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Diamonds
  2. - Clique
  3. - Adorn
  4. - Mercy
  5. - Pop That

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
  2. - Incondicional
  3. - Dutty Love
  4. - Diosa de Los Corazones
  5. - Cabecita Dura
Sport Games on November 02, 2012

Sport Games on November 02, 2012


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Greuther Furth : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of November 02, 2012

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Braunschweig - Sandhausen : 2 - 1
  • Hertha - Ingolstadt : 0 - 0
  • Regensburg - Paderborn : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of November 02, 2012

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Chateauroux - Dijon : 2 - 2
  • Clermont - Guingamp : 1 - 2
  • Laval - Istres : 2 - 1
  • Nimes - Arles : 4 - 1
  • Niort - Monaco : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of November 02, 2012

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Brest - Lorient : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of November 02, 2012

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners

Directed by: Ben Palmer

The Greatest Event in Television History

The Greatest Event in Television History

Bad Education

Bad Education

Directed by: Pedro Almodovar

Hotel Hell

Hotel Hell

Directed by: Derrick Granado

Arjun: Har Yug Mein Aayega Ek

Arjun: Har Yug Mein Aayega Ek

How old am I?

If November 2nd, 2012 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Winter of the World by Ken Follett

Winter of the World

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"This book is truly epic. . . . The reader will probably wish there was a thousand more pages." —The Huffington PostPicking up where Fall of Giants, the first novel in the extraordinary Century Trilogy, left off, Winter of the …

My Kind of Christmas by Robyn Carr

My Kind of Christmas

By:

Welcome back to Virgin River with the books that started it all… While the Riordan brothers have a reputation for being rough-and-tumble, Patrick has always been the gentle, sweet-natured one.

The Finish by Mark Bowden

The Finish

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From Mark Bowden, the preeminent chronicler of our military and special forces, comes The Finish, a gripping account of the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

The Price Of Politics by Bob Woodward

The Price Of Politics

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See how and why Washington is not functioning.Bob Woodward’s freshly reported, thirty-five-page Afterword to his national bestseller, The Price of Politics, provides a detailed, often verbatim account of what happened in

The Signal And The Noise by Nate Silver

The Signal And The Noise

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"Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise is The Soul of a New Machine for the 21st century." —Rachel Maddow, author of DriftNate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Angry Birds Friends

Angry Birds Friends

Platform: Android, iOS, Facebook (Adobe Flash)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

Dream PetHouse

Dream PetHouse

Platform: iOS

Genre: Simulation video game

Publisher: Zynga

Cherry Tree High Comedy Club

Cherry Tree High Comedy Club

Platform: Windows PC

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Capcom

Dream of Pixels

Dream of Pixels

Platform: iOS

DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou

DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360

Genre: Bullet Hell

Publisher: Cave

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $91.76
  • 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

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 80.44 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9958 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9399 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2415 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 103.31 JPY

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.


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