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Published Wednesday, February 01, 2017 @ 4:14 AM EST
Feb 01 2017

Today is Wednesday, February 1, the 32nd day of 2017 in the Gregorian calendar, with 333 days remaining.

There is:
1 day until Groundhog Day;
13 days until Valentine's Day;
19 days until Presidents' Day;
27 days until Mardi Gras;
28 days until Ash Wednesday;
39 days until Daylight Saving Time begins;
44 days until St. Patrick's Day;
47 days until the arrival of Spring;
67 days until Palm Sunday;
69 days until First Day of Passover;
63 days until April Fools' Day;
72 days until Good Friday;
73 days until Easter Sunday;
75 days until US Federal Income Tax filing day;
76 days until Last Day of Passover;
80 days until Earth Day;
85 days until Arbor Day;
642 days until the 2018 mid-term elections; and
1,449 days until the end of Donald Trump's term as President, assuming he isn't impeached.

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On this day in 1982, Late Night with David Letterman premiered on NBC:

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Among other things, today is also G.I. Joe Day. The toy was introduced by Hasbro in February, 1964.

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Florida man caught with man's wife, flees naked. And the nude runner turns out to be "a prominent Florida pastor". Well, he is now...

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The KGB Quotations Database contains50,264 quotations.

Some persons born on February 1 who said interesting things:

 

Quote of the day:

"I guess I'm just an old mad scientist at bottom. Give me an underground laboratory, half a dozen atom-smashers, and a beautiful girl in diaphanous veil waiting to be turned into a chimpanzee, and I care not who writes the nation's laws."
-S.J. Perelman

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If the Doomsday Clock isn't bad enough, there's also The Rapture Index.

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Panic! U.S. bacon reserves have hit a 50-year low.

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Don't panic! It's fake news.

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The new iPhone 8 is less than revolutionary.

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"The Presidency is supposed to age the President, not the public..." Jon Stewart reads Trump's next batch of executive orders:

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"Toffee-tastic is a bleak, flavorless, gluten-free wasteland." New Jersey Girl Scout cashes in on honest cookie reviews.

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The future of NOAA, the world's largest repository of climate data, is now in the hands of a climate-change denier.

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Remember that article last month about the ultra-rich buying property in New Zealand and taking other steps in order to survive catatrosphic events? Is it a smart undertaking or a dumb hobby?

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