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 31st 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 31st of August, 2006:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 22.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 2 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 60.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 19 degrees Celsius.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 31st of August, 2006.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 31st of August, 2006 was probably conceived around the 21st of November, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of August, 2006 is the 10th of June, 2007. (Rough Estimate).
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 31st 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 31st 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 31st of August, 2006.
4,682 days have passed since this date.
404,524,800 seconds have passed since the 31st of August, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 471,945,600 times.
Since the 31st of August, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 208,734,796,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 67,420,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 34,789,133 steps. That's about 15,462 miles!
Since this date, 4,854,298 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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