January 13th, 2006

January 13th, 2006, fell on a Friday. It was day 13 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

15 years, 0 months and 7 days have passed since January 13th, 2006.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 13th, 2006:

  • Football: Steve Staunton becomes the new manager of the Republic of Ireland.
  • Swedish singer and guitarist Dave Lepard commits suicide.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 13th, 2006:

  • United States: Laffy Taffy - D4L
  • United Kingdom: That's My Goal - Shayne Ward

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Glory Road" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 13th, 2006 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The Christmas holidays are long over, the decorations have been taken down and a sense of normality has returned. In America, the song Laffy Taffy by D4L is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, That's My Goal by Shayne Ward is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Glory Road is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. Internet users are using MSN Messenger to chat with each other online.

Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a Bebo account. It's 2006, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Daniel Powter, Sean Paul, Nelly Furtado, James Blunt, Gnarls Barkley, Shakira and Natasha Bedingfield. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Scrubs", "24", "Arrested Development" and "CSI: NY".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30", "God of War", "Lego Star Wars: The Video Game" and "Call of Duty 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Bear in the Big Blue House", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Veronica Mars" and "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 2", "The PSP" and "Xbox 360".


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 January 13th, 2006.

  • MySpace

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • The growth of YouTube.

    During this period, video-sharing website YouTube was exploding in popularity. In December, 2005, the website was receiving 8 million views per day. By July of 2006, over 65,000 videos were being uploaded to YouTube every day.

  • 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.

  • The Departed

    "The Departed" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2006.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 2006?

    In 2006, the best soccer players were Fabio Cannavaro, Gianluigi Buffon, Thierry Henry, Ronaldinho, Zinedine Zidane, Samuel Eto'o, Miroslav Klose, Didier Drogba, Andrea Pirlo, Jens Lehmann and Deco.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2006?

    In 2006, the best NBA players were Steve Nash, LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal, Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Elton Brand, Tim Duncan, Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups, Dwyane Wade, Shawn Marion, Carmelo Anthony, Yao Ming, Allen Iverson and Gilbert Arenas.

  • 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.

  • Dixie Chicks - "Not Ready to Make Nice"

    "Not Ready to Make Nice" by the Dixie Chicks would go on to win a Grammy for 2006's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 15 years, 0 months and 7 days have passed since January 13th, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 13th, 2006, will be 15 years of age.
  • People born in 2006 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1137110400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 13th, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 13th, 2006, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 13th, 2006 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - American comedy sitcom.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • 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.

2006 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2006.

  • Ben 10
  • Everybody Hates Chris
  • Go, Diego, Go!
  • The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Zoey 101
  • Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
  • Veronica Mars
  • Unfabulous
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • Drake & Josh
  • One Tree Hill
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot
  • Teen Titans
  • That's So Raven
  • Jimmy Neutron
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Malcolm in the Middle
  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy
  • That '70s Show
  • Bear in the Big Blue House
  • 7th Heaven

2006 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2006:

  • Xbox 360
  • The PSP
  • PlayStation 2

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Call of Duty 2 - The second game in the series.
  • F.E.A.R. - First-person shooter / survival horror game.
  • Fahrenheit - Interactive investigation game.
  • Battlefield 2 - FPS game.
  • Lego Star Wars: The Video Game - Lego-based spin-off game that was based on the Star Wars universe.
  • God of War - Third-person adventure game.
  • Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 - Game based on the television series.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 13th of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 13th, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 49.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 13th, 2006?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 13th, 2006?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 13th, 2006 was probably conceived around the 5th of April, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 13th, 2006 is the 23rd of October, 2006. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to January 13th, 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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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 13th, 2006.

  • 5,486 days have passed since this date.
  • 473,990,400 seconds have passed since the January 13th, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 552,988,800 times.
  • Since January 13th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 244,579,046,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 78,998,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 40,763,174 steps. That's about 18,117 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,687,885 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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