Friday February 03, 2006: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 2/3/2006, UK date format: 3/2/2006

February 3rd, 2006 was the 34th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aquarius. The day of the week was Friday.

The number one song in US was Check On It by Beyonce. Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was #1 song in the UK.

Shooter, directed by Antoine Fuqua, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2006 while Death Dance by Linda Fairstein was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Chaser's War on Everything. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Frog Racer 2 or Chao Dream Touch! Happy Anniversary.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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February 03, 2006 Events

What happened on February 03, 2006?

Historical Events

  • A passenger ferry from Egypt carrying over 1,400 passengers, is sunk in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia.
  • Jamal al-Bedawi was responsible for the USS Cole attack. Fawaz al-Rabeiee was also involved in the plan to attack the French tanker Limburg. Fawaz al-Rabeiee managed to escape from a Yemeni prison with 22 other prisoners, 12 being Al-Qaida convicted.
  • In retaliation to yesterday's expulsion from Venezuela of John Correa, a suspected US spy, Jeny Figueredo Frias was expelled by the United States. The State Department spokeswoman described the move in a diplomatic game of "tit-for–tat"
  • Over concerns that Iran's nuclear program could produce weapons, the International Atomic Energy Agency delayed voting on whether Iran should be reported to the UN Security Council until Saturday.
  • The plot to assassinate President Mikhail Saakashvili, Georgia's president, by shooting down his helicopter was foiled.
  • Two car bombs exploded in Baghdad shortly after each other, killing at most 16 and injuring more than 90.
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See also

What happened on February 03 in history? Find out the list of February 3rd major events

What was 2006 famous for? Discover everything about 2006


February 03, 2006 Famous Birthdays

Other February 3rd famous birthdays

See all famous people born on February 3rd

How old am I?

If February 03, 2006 is your birthday you are 17 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on February 03.

How to find someone’s birthday?

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February 03, 2006 Famous Deaths

Other February 3rd famous deaths

See all famous people who died on February 3rd


February 03, 2006 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aquarius personality

Who should a Aquarius marry?

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces

Personality of February born

Chinese Zodiac

Dog chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dog

Element: Fire

Dog personality

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Can the numbers in February 03, 2006 reveal something about your future ? Find out


February 03, 2006 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was February 03, 2006?

The day of the week was Friday.

February 3rd marks the 33rd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2006.

There are 331 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


February 03, 2006 Holidays and Observances

What is special on February 03, 2006?


  • Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
  • United States - Four Chaplains Day.
  • Mozambique - Heroes' Day.


  • Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
  • Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
  • Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
  • Saint Werburgh
  • Saint Hadelin (+690)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on February 03, 2006? Which were the top hits on February 03, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Check On It
  2. - Grillz
  3. - Run It!youtube
  4. - Be Without You
  5. - Stickwitu

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Nasty Girl
  2. - Thunder In My Heart Again
  3. - Boys Will Be Boys
  4. - Check On It
  5. - Run It!

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

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2006

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

Country: United States of America

Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gabor Csupo

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

The Kingdom

The Kingdom

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2006

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Chaser's War on Everything

The Chaser's War on Everything

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Andrew Hansen

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

Country: Australia

Classical Destinations

Classical Destinations

Release year: 2006



Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Release year: 2005

The Book of Daniel

The Book of Daniel

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

Magazine Covers

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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Death Dance by Linda Fairstein

Death Dance


Linda Fairstein, a New York Times bestseller, takes readers behind-the scenes of New York City’s theater scene -- from Lincoln Center to Broadway -- in this riveting book

Just Rewards by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Just Rewards


The dramatic conclusion to the story that began with Emma Harte, A Woman of Substance and four women at crossroads is now from the blockbuster bestseller author.

Every Breath You Take by Judith McNaught

Every Breath You Take


Judith McNaught is a beloved author. She has crafted unforgettable characters, enticing romance and gripping suspense. McNaught has ten New York Times bestsellers and millions of loyal fans.

At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks

At First Sight



The Pale Horseman by Bernard Cornwell

The Pale Horseman


Wessex, the last remaining piece of England unconquered, is coveted by the Viking conquerors. Uhtred is a young dispossessed nobleman who is tied by birth to the imperiled land.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on February 3rd, 2006 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crazy Frog Racer 2

Crazy Frog Racer 2

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Valcon Games

Chao Dream Touch! Happy Anniversary

Chao Dream Touch! Happy Anniversary

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Marvelous Interactive

Driver: Vegas

Driver: Vegas

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Glu Mobile

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

Platform: Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC


February 03, 2006 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

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Sport Games on February 03, 2006

Sport Games on February 03, 2006

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Lierse : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of February 03, 2006

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Ahlen : 3 - 0
  • Burghausen - Karlsruhe : 1 - 1
  • Siegen - Saarbrucken : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of February 03, 2006

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - Gueugnon : 0 - 0
  • Clermont - Brest : 0 - 1
  • Creteil - Chateauroux : 1 - 1
  • Guingamp - Caen : 0 - 0
  • Laval - Montpellier : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of February 03, 2006

League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swansea - Bournemouth : 1 - 0
  • Tranmere - Huddersfield : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of February 03, 2006

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $61.65
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $72.28
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.47
  • General Electric GE: opens at $32.80
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $80.55

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 118.94 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1443 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2944 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.062 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 143.0 JPY

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