12th of July, 2006

The 12th of July, 2006, fell on a Wednesday. Day 193 of 2006. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 12th of July, 2006:

  • Lebanon and Israel go to war.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of July, 2006:

  • United States: Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado ft Timbaland
  • United Kingdom: Smile - Lily Allen

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Superman Returns" 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 12th of July, 2006.

  • MySpace

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • Crocs

    Throughout 2006, foam clogs called Crocs surged in popularity; with sales tripling over the course of the year.

  • Bebo

    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.

  • 2006 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2006 included the likes of The Da Vinci Code, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Casino Royale, Night at the Museum, Cars, X-Men: The Last Stand, Mission: Impossible III, Superman Returns, Happy Feet, The Departed, The Pursuit of Happyness, Apocalypto and Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

  • Keira Knightley

    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.

  • LOLcats

    During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of July:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 13 years, 3 months and 11 days have passed since the 12th of July, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of July, 2006, will be 13 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1152658800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of July, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of July, 2006, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of July, 2006 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 12th of July:

  • Battle of the Boyne (Orangeman's Day)

Weather

Weather information for the 12th of July, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 73.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 23 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 17.27cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.78 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 12th of July, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of July, 2006 was probably conceived around the 2nd of October, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of July, 2006 is the 21st of April, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

12th of July

Events that have occurred on the 12th of July:


Television

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

  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide - Nickelodeon TV show about the adventures of middle school teenager Ned Bigby.
  • Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.

Computer Games

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

  • The Godfather - Video game based on The Godfather movie series.
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion - RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
  • Final Fantasy XII - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter - Tactical shooter.
  • Call of Duty 2 - The second game in the series.
  • F.E.A.R. - First-person shooter / survival horror game.
  • Fahrenheit - Interactive investigation game.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 12th of July, 2006.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of July, 2006.

  • 4,849 days have passed since this date.
  • 418,953,600 seconds have passed since the 12th of July, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 488,779,200 times.
  • Since the 12th of July, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 216,180,057,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 69,825,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 36,030,010 steps. That's about 16,013 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,027,443 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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