February 5th Holidays, Observances and Trivia

 

February 5th Holidays, Observances and Trivia

Welcome to Time for the Holidays! Look through today’s list of holidays and observances below to see if there is anything worth celebrating for you today! Also scroll down and check out the February 5th trivia.

February 5th Zodiac Sign is Aquarius

  • Date range: January 20 – February 18
    Vintage Mermaid Aquarius Gothic Whimsical Woman Postcard
  • Element: Air,
  • Quality: Fixed
  • Color: Light-Blue, Silver
  • Lucky Numbers: 4, 7, 11, 22, 29
  • Personality Traits: Humanitarian, original, likes to be right, argumentative
  • Famous Aquariuses;   Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston,  Emma Roberts,  Denise Richards,

    Princess Charlene of Monaco, Shakira, Mischa Barton, Natalie Imbruglia, Ellen DeGeneres, Alicia Keys,  Abraham Lincoln, Galileo Galilei, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Charles Darwin, Michael Jordan, James Dean, Harry Styles and Clark Gable.

February 5th Moments in History

  • 1649 – Prince of Wales proclaimed King Charles II of Great Britian by Covenanter Parliament of Scotland.
  • 1679 – German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France.
  • 1783 – Earthquakes ravage Calabria, killing 30,000.
  • 1921 – Yankees purchase 20 acres in Bronx for Yankee Stadium.
  • 1922 – The first Reader’s Digest magazine is published.
  • 1931 – Maxine Dunlap becomes 1st US women to earn a glider pilot license.
  • 1946 – The #1 movie was, “Spellbound,” starring Ingrid Bergman.
  • 1948 – Barbara Hershey, American actress is born.
  • 1953 – “Peter Pan” by Walt Disney opens at Roxy Theater, NYC.
  • 1953 – I Love Lucy wins an Emmy award.
  • 1962 – The #1 movie was, “El Cid.”
  • 1963 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Telstar,” by The Tornadoes.
  • 1974 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Time In A Bottle,” by  Jim Croce.
  • 1977 – Sugar Ray Leonard beats Luis Vega in 6 rounds in his 1st pro fight. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1975
  • 1977 – The #1 movie was, “The Enforcer,” starring Clint Eastwood.
  • 1982 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Physical,” by  Olivia Newton-John.
  • 1985 – The #1 movie was, “Beverly Hills Cop,” starring Eddie Murphy.
  • 1989 – Kareem Abdul-Jabar becomes 1st NBA player to score 38,000 points,
  • 1997 – O.J. Simpson found liable in the deaths of Ron Goldman & Nicole Simpson in a civil court action.
  • 1997 – The #1 movie was, “Michael,” starring John Travolta.
  • 1997 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboards was, “Un-Break My Heart,” by  Toni Braxton.
  • 2010 – The #1 movie was, “Avatar.’
  • 2014 – The #1 song on the Hot Country Songs Billboard was, “Stay,” by Florida Georgia Line.
  • 2018 – The Philadelphia Eagles upset the New England Patriots 41-33 to win Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis on Sunday night.

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