Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 26th of May, 2006 falls under the Deer.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 26th of May, 2006, will be 12 years of age.
American Format: 05-26-2006 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2006-05-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20060526" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1148598000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of May, 2006:
United States: S.O.S. - Rihanna
United Kingdom: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "X-Men: The Last Stand" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 the 26th of May, 2006.
Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
Throughout 2006, foam clogs called Crocs surged in popularity; with sales tripling over the course of the year.
In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo (Blog Early Blog Often) is beginning to overtake its rival MySpace. Bebo is famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.
21-year-old English actress Keira Knightley is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2006.
Time Person of the Year 2006
The Time Person of the Year 2006 is listed as "You". This is in recognition of how everyone has the ability to become a content creator on the Internet.
2006 in music.
Popular music artists in 2006 included Fergie, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Sean Paul, James Blunt, Daniel Powter, Chamillionaire, Rihanna, Nelly Furtado, Cassie, Gnarls Barkley, The Pussycat Dolls, Snow Patrol, Beyoncé and Akon.
During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.
The 2006 Eurovision song contest is held in Athens, Greece. Finland win the contest with the song "Hard Rock Hallelujah" by Lordi.
Weather information for the 26th of May, 2006:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.3 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 65.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 26th of May, 2006.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 26th of May, 2006. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 26th of May, 2006. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of May, 2006.
4,717 days have passed since this date.
407,548,800 seconds have passed since the 26th of May, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 475,473,600 times.
Since the 26th of May, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 210,295,180,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 67,924,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,049,197 steps. That's about 15,577 miles!
Since this date, 4,890,586 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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