8th of December, 2006

The 8th of December, 2006, fell on a Friday. Day 342 of 2006. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 8th of December, 2006:

  • Mel Gibson's movie Apocalypto (2006) is released in cinemas.
  • Blood Diamond (2006), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of December, 2006:

  • United States: I Wanna Love You - Akon
  • United Kingdom: Patience - Take That

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Apocalypto" 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 8th of December, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • LOLcats

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

  • Ipswich serial murders.

    A serial killer is targeting women in the English city of Ipswich. During this period, five sex workers are found murdered in different locations. Steve Wright is later arrested and convicted of the crimes.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 12 years, 9 months and 11 days have passed since the 8th of December, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of December, 2006, will be 12 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1165536000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 8th of December, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of December, 2006, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of December, 2006 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

Weather

Weather information for the 8th of December, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 18.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.67 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.3cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 8th of December, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of December, 2006 was probably conceived around the 28th of February, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of December, 2006 is the 17th of September, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

8th of December

Events that have occurred on the 8th of December:


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.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess - Released for the Nintendo Wii.
  • Resistance: Fall of Man - Sci-fi first-person shooter game that was released on the PS3.
  • Call of Duty 3 - The third game in the series.
  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance - Action RPG game.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 8th of December, 2006.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of December, 2006.

  • 4,668 days have passed since this date.
  • 403,311,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of December, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 470,530,200 times.
  • Since the 8th of December, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 208,108,785,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 67,218,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 34,684,798 steps. That's about 15,415 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,839,739 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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