Wednesday February 06, 2013

US date format: 2/6/2013, UK date format: 6/2/2013

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 6, 2013). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Thrift Shop by Macklemore. Standing Up, directed by D.J. Caruso, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013 while Private Berlin by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inside Combat Rescue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bridge or Date A Live.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 06, 2013?


  • Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
  • Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
  • Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
  • Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
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  • Plans to liquidate IBRC, formerly Anglo and regarded as "the world's worst bank", are abruptly announced and get underway in dramatic circumstances. (The Guardian) (RTÉ News) (Irish Central) (BBC)
  • Legislators are placed on standby for an emergency late-night debate. (Examiner)
  • Emergency legislation is discussed in both houses of the Oireachtas, the Dáil and then the Seanad. (Examiner)
  • President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, who left for a three-day visit to Italy in the morning, returns home again in the evening as the full extent of developments become known. (The Irish Times)
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Before Midnight

Before Midnight

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Ariane Labed

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now

Directed by: James Ponsoldt

Starring: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Standing Up

Standing Up

Directed by: D.J. Caruso

Starring: Chandler Canterbury, Annalise Basso, Radha Mitchell, Val Kilmer

Warm Bodies

Warm Bodies

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Analeigh Tipton

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 06, 2013?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Thrift Shop
  2. - Diamonds
  3. - F**kin Problems
  4. - Girl On Fire
  5. - Suit & Tie

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Ho Hey
  2. - Home
  3. - It's Time
  4. - Some Nights
  5. - The A Team

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Limbo
  2. - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
  3. - Por Que Les Mientes?
  4. - Y Ahora Resulta
  5. - Cabecita Dura

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Inside Combat Rescue

Inside Combat Rescue

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Kevin Avery

Do No Harm

Do No Harm

Directed by: Harry Wiland

Side Effects

Side Effects

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh



Directed by: Lee Boot

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Private Berlin by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan

Private Berlin


Private Berlin has the extraordinary pace and international sophistication that has powered The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Patterson's #1 bestseller The Postcard Killers.IN

Shred by Ian K. Smith



Which diet can you go on when nothing else is working?SHREDIan K. Smith, M.D., #1 bestselling author and diet guru, has created a revolutionary 6-week plan that combines meal spacing, snacking, meal replacement, strategic exercise, and "diet confusion".

Hopeless by Colleen Hoover



From the NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling author of SLAMMED and POINT OF RETREAT. Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more hopeless than believing the lies… That’s what seventeen-year-old Sky realizes after she

Mrs. Lincoln'S Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini

Mrs. Lincoln'S Dressmaker


New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini’s compelling historical novel unveils the private lives of Abraham and Mary Lincoln through the perspective of the First Lady’s most trusted confidante and friend,

Thomas Jefferson by Jon Meacham

Thomas Jefferson


NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Bridge

The Bridge

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Ouya, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U

Genre: Puzzle video game, art game

Publisher: The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild



Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: RTS

Publisher: bitComposer Games

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure, beat 'em up, action role-playing

Publisher: JP Acquire; NA XSEED Games; EU NIS America; WW XSEED Games (PC)

Date A Live

Date A Live

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Harem, romantic comedy, science fantasy

Publisher: Compile Heart

Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry 10, Windows 10, Tizen

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $89.37
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $456.47
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.38
  • General Electric GE: opens at $22.47
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $200.39

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 93.62 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9954 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9099 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2317 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 126.59 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 06, 2013?

On February 06, 2013 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 06, 2013?

On February 06, 2013 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 06, 2013?

On February 06, 2013 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 06, 2013?

On February 06, 2013 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 06, 2013?

On February 06, 2013 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

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