Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 5th of August, 2006 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 5th of August, 2006, will be 12 years of age.
American Format: 08-05-2006 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2006-08-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20060805" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1154732400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of August, 2006:
United States: Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado ft Timbaland
United Kingdom: Hips Don't Lie - Shakira ft Wyclef Jean
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Miami Vice" 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 5th of August, 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.
Weather information for the 5th of August, 2006:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 25.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 72.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 5th of August, 2006.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 5th of August, 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 5th of August, 2006. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of August, 2006.
4,642 days have passed since this date.
401,068,800 seconds have passed since the 5th of August, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 467,913,600 times.
Since the 5th of August, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 206,951,500,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 66,844,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 34,491,917 steps. That's about 15,330 miles!
Since this date, 4,812,826 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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