February 5th, 2006, fell on a Sunday. It was day 36 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.
14 years, 11 months and 13 days have passed since February 5th, 2006.
On This Date
Events that occurred on February 5th, 2006:
Super Bowl XL: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Seattle Seahawks by 21-10 at Ford Field in Detroit.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 5th, 2006:
United States: Check On It - Beyonce
United Kingdom: Nasty Girl - Notorious B.I.G.
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "When a Stranger Calls" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is February 5th, 2006 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
In America, the song Check On It by Beyonce is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Nasty Girl by Notorious B.I.G. is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie When a Stranger Calls 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 "King of the Hill", "The West Wing", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Alias". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30", "Lego Star Wars: The Video Game", "Battlefield 2" and "Fahrenheit".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide", "Unfabulous" and "Everybody Hates Chris". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 February 5th, 2006.
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.
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.
"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.
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 and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
14 years, 11 months and 13 days have passed since February 5th, 2006.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 2006.
Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on February 5th, 2006, will be 14 years of age.
People born in 2006 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1139097600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around February 5th, 2006:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 35.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 2 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.13cm.
London, England: Temperature: 4 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on February 5th, 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 February 5th, 2006?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on February 5th, 2006 was probably conceived around the 28th of April, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 5th, 2006 is the 15th of November, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from February 5th, 2006.
Chelsea defeat Liverpool 2-0.
Tottenham defeat Charlton 3-1.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 5th, 2006.
5,461 days have passed since this date.
471,830,400 seconds have passed since the February 5th, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 550,468,800 times.
Since February 5th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 243,464,486,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 78,638,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 40,577,414 steps. That's about 18,034 miles!
Since this date, 5,661,965 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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