February 1st, 2013

February 1st, 2013, fell on a Friday. It was day 32 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 5 months and 13 days have passed since February 1st, 2013.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 1st, 2013:

  • Season One of House of Cards is released on Netflix.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 1st, 2013:

  • United States: Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • United Kingdom: Get Up - Bingo Players

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Warm Bodies" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 1st, 2013 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. In America, the song Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Get Up by Bingo Players is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Warm Bodies is at the top of the Box Office. It's 2013, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Bruno Mars.

A new video-hosting service called "Vine" has just been launched. In Ireland, the nation is mourning the death of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe, who was recently shot dead by an armed gang in County Louth. A tragic fire at a nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil has left 242 people dead.

An Internet meme called "The Harlem Shake" is currently going viral. The first season of a new show called "House of Cards" has just been released on Netflix. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Bones", "How I Met Your Mother", "Suits" and "Black Mirror".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mass Effect 3", "Borderlands 2", "Halo 4" and "DmC: Devil May Cry". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Austin & Ally" and "Doc McStuffins".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on February 1st, 2013.

  • 12 Years a Slave

    The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.

  • 2013 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2013 included Frozen, Iron Man 3, The Conjuring, 12 Years A Slave, Despicable Me 2, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Fast & Furious 6, Monsters University, Gravity, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, World War Z and Thor: The Dark World.

  • Mila Kunis

    Actress Mila Kunis is the flavour of 2013 as she is named as FHM's sexiest woman.

  • Time Person of the Year 2013

    Newly-elected Pope Francis is named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.

  • 2013 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2013 included Macklemore, will.i.am, Swedish House Mafia, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Drake, Pink, Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Avicii and Lorde.

  • Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) would go on to win a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.

  • Harlem Shake

    An Internet meme called "The Harlem Shake" is going viral.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 7 years, 5 months and 13 days have passed since February 1st, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 1st, 2013, will be 7 years of age.
  • People born in 2013 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1359676800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 1st, 2013:

  • January 6th, 2013: South Korean baseball player Cho Sung-min commits suicide.
  • January 7th, 2013: Lionel Messi is awarded the 2012 Ballon d'Or.
  • January 11th, 2013: Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide.
  • January 24th, 2013: Video-hosting service "Vine" is launched.
  • January 25th, 2013: Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe is shot dead by an armed gang in County Louth, Ireland.
  • January 27th, 2013: 242 people are killed when a fire breaks out at a nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil.
  • February 3rd, 2013: Super Bowl XLVII occurs at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans: The Baltimore Ravens defeat the San Francisco 49ers and Beyonce performs at the halftime show.
  • February 11th, 2013: Storage Wars cast member Mark Balelo commits suicide.
  • February 11th, 2013: It is announced that Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger will retire as Pope Benedict XVI.
  • February 14th, 2013: South African model Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp is shot and killed by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius. Pistorius was later found guilty of Culpable Homicide.
  • February 17th, 2013: Country singer Mindy McCready shoots herself at her home in Arkansas.
  • February 24th, 2013: The 85th Academy Awards are held. Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln). Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook).

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 1st, 2013, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 1st, 2013 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

2013 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2013.

"Dog with a Blog" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" - "Austin & Ally" - "Jessie" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Good Luck Charlie" - "Victorious" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Big Time Rush" - "Glee" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of February:

  • The Memorial Day of the Republic (Hungary)

Weather

Weather information for February 1st, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 20.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -6.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 2.54cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.1cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 1st, 2013.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 1st, 2013 was probably conceived around the 24th of April, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 1st, 2013 is the 11th of November, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • DmC: Devil May Cry - Reboot of the Devil May Cry series.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Developed by Treyarch.
  • Halo 4 - The fourth game in the series.
  • Borderlands 2 - Action role-playing game.
  • Sleeping Dogs - An open-world adventure game.
  • Diablo III - An action RPG game.
  • Mass Effect 3 - Sci-fi role-playing game. Although the game itself was well-received, the ending of the game was considered by many to be sub-par.
  • Terraria - Action-adventure sandbox game.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on February 1st, 2013.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 1st, 2013.

  • 2,721 days have passed since this date.
  • 235,090,800 seconds have passed since the February 1st, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 274,272,600 times.
  • Since February 1st, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 121,306,852,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 39,181,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,217,809 steps. That's about 8,986 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,821,090 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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