26th of August, 2006

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 26th of August, 2006, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: The first stable version of JQuery is released.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 11 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since the 26th of August, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2006.
  • Day 238 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • 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 26th 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 26th of August, 2006, will be 11 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-26-2006 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2006-08-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20060826" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1156546800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th 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 26th of August, 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.

  • 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.

  • LOLcats

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

Weather

Weather information for the 26th of August, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.1 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.61 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.32cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 26th of August, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of August, 2006 was probably conceived around the 16th of November, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of August, 2006 is the 5th of June, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 26th of August, 2006.

  • Charlton defeat Bolton 2-0.
  • Fulham defeat Sheffield United 1-0.
  • Liverpool defeat West Ham 2-1.
  • Man City defeat Arsenal 1-0.
  • Tottenham lose 2-0 at home to Everton.
  • Watford lose 2-1 at home to Man United.
  • Wigan defeat Reading 1-0.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 26th of August:

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.

  • Scarface: The World Is Yours - Open world crime game that is based on the movie Scarface.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of August:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 26th 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 26th of August, 2006.

  • 4,104 days have passed since this date.
  • 354,589,200 seconds have passed since the 26th of August, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 413,687,400 times.
  • Since the 26th of August, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 182,968,027,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 59,098,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,494,671 steps. That's about 13,553 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,255,070 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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