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 20th 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 20th of August, 2006, will be 11 years of age.
American Format: 08-20-2006 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2006-08-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20060820" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1156028400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of August, 2006:
United States: London Bridge - Fergie
United Kingdom: Hips Don't Lie - Shakira ft Wyclef Jean
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Snakes on a Plane" 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 20th 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.
During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.
Weather information for the 20th of August, 2006:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 69.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.84cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 20th of August, 2006.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 20th 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 20th 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 20th of August, 2006.
4,381 days have passed since this date.
378,518,400 seconds have passed since the 20th of August, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 441,604,800 times.
Since the 20th of August, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 195,315,494,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,086,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,552,582 steps. That's about 14,468 miles!
Since this date, 4,542,221 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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