The 23rd of October, 2006, fell on a Monday. Day 296 of 2006. Decade: 2000s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 23rd of October, 2006:
Beyonce releases her single "Irreplaceable".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd of October, 2006:
United States: Money Maker - Ludacris
United Kingdom: Welcome To The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Prestige" 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 October, 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.
2006 in movies.
Movies that hit the big screen in 2006 included the likes of The Da Vinci Code, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Casino Royale, Night at the Museum, Cars, X-Men: The Last Stand, Mission: Impossible III, Superman Returns, Happy Feet, The Departed, The Pursuit of Happyness, Apocalypto and Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of October:
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.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Bully - Open world adventure game that is set in a boarding school.
Just Cause - Open world adventure game.
Saints Row - Open world adventure game. The first game in the series.
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.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 23rd of October, 2006.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 23rd of October, 2006.
4,801 days have passed since this date.
414,810,000 seconds have passed since the 23rd of October, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 483,945,000 times.
Since the 23rd of October, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 214,041,960,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 69,135,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,673,660 steps. That's about 15,855 miles!
Since this date, 4,977,720 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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