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 28th 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 28th of August, 2006:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 69.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.64cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 28th of August, 2006.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 28th 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 28th 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 28th of August, 2006.
4,439 days have passed since this date.
383,529,600 seconds have passed since the 28th of August, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 447,451,200 times.
Since the 28th of August, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 197,901,273,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,921,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,983,546 steps. That's about 14,659 miles!
Since this date, 4,602,355 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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