Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 23rd of August, 2006 falls under the Bear.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 23rd of August, 2006, will be 12 years of age.
American Format: 08-23-2006 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2006-08-23. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20060823" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1156287600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd 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 23rd 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 23rd of August, 2006:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.2 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 68.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 23.37cm.
London, England: Temperature: 17 degrees Celsius.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 23rd of August, 2006.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 23rd of August, 2006 was probably conceived around the 13th of November, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 23rd of August, 2006 is the 2nd of June, 2007. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 23rd of August, 2006.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 23rd 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 23rd 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 23rd of August, 2006.
4,565 days have passed since this date.
394,419,600 seconds have passed since the 23rd of August, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 460,156,200 times.
Since the 23rd of August, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 203,520,513,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 65,736,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 33,920,086 steps. That's about 15,076 miles!
Since this date, 4,733,035 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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