February 23rd, 2006

February 23rd, 2006, fell on a Thursday. It was day 54 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

15 years, 0 months and 2 days have passed since February 23rd, 2006.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 23rd, 2006:

  • The song "Temperature" is released by Sean Paul.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 23rd, 2006:

  • United States: Check On It - Beyonce
  • United Kingdom: Thunder In My Heart - Meck ft. Leo Sayer

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Eight Below" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 23rd, 2006 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. In America, the song Check On It by Beyonce is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Thunder In My Heart by Meck ft. Leo Sayer is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Eight Below 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 "Fear Factor", "Scrubs", "The O.C." and "The Apprentice". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "God of War", "Battlefield 2", "F.E.A.R." and "Black". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "That's So Raven", "One Tree Hill" and "Zoey 101".

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 23rd, 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 2 days have passed since February 23rd, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 23rd, 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 1140652800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 23rd, 2006:

  • January 24th, 2006: Disney purchases the animation studio Pixar.
  • January 24th, 2006: American actor Chris Penn dies from heart disease at the age of 40..
  • January 25th, 2006: Mexican professional wrestler Juana Barraza is arrested in connection with a series of murders in Mexico City.
  • January 28th, 2006: 65 people are killed when snow causes a roof to collapse at the Katowice International Fair in Poland. .
  • January 28th, 2006: Rapper T.I. releases his single "What You Know".
  • February 3rd, 2006: An Egyptian passenger ferry carrying 1400 people sinks in the Red Sea. Only 388 people are rescued.
  • February 5th, 2006: Super Bowl XL: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Seattle Seahawks by 21-10 at Ford Field in Detroit.
  • February 6th, 2006: Conservative leader Stephen Harper becomes the new Prime Minister of Canada.
  • February 6th, 2006: Pop star Britney Spears is photographed driving with her 4-month-old son on her lap in Malibu, California.
  • February 11th, 2006: US Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shoots Harry Whittington during a quail hunt in Riviera, Texas.
  • February 14th, 2006: Rihanna releases her single "SOS".
  • February 17th, 2006: 1,126 people lose their lives in a mudslide in the Philippine province of Southern Leyte.
  • This date: February 23rd, 2006
  • February 24th, 2006: Lucky Number Slevin (2006) is released.
  • February 25th, 2006: Riots break out in Dublin, Ireland as people protest a controversial Unionist march down O'Connell Street.
  • February 27th, 2006: Pop rock band "Panic! at the Disco" release their song "I Write Sins Not Tragedies".
  • February 28th, 2006: Ne-Yo releases his debut album "In My Own Words".
  • February 28th, 2006: Shakira releases her song "Hips Don't Lie".
  • March 5th, 2006: Mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski (The Iceman) dies at the age of 70.
  • March 6th, 2006: Former baseball player Kirby Puckett dies from a stroke at the age of 45.
  • March 10th, 2006: Bear Grylls' TV show "Man vs. Wild" is aired for the first time.
  • March 11th, 2006: Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milosevic dies in his cell.
  • March 13th, 2006: Gnarls Barkley releases the song "Crazy".
  • March 17th, 2006: V for Vendetta (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • March 17th, 2006: She's the Man (2006), starring Amanda Bynes, is released in movie theaters.
  • March 20th, 2006: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is released.
  • March 21st, 2006: Twitter is founded.
  • March 24th, 2006: The film Inside Man (2006) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 23rd, 2006, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 23rd, 2006 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

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.

  • Black - First-person shooter video game developed by Criterion Games.
  • 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 23rd of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of February:

  • Defender of the Fatherland Day (Russia)

Weather

Weather information for February 23rd, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 34.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 1.28 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on February 23rd, 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 23rd, 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 February 23rd, 2006 was probably conceived around the 16th of May, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 23rd, 2006 is the 3rd of December, 2006. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 23rd, 2006.

  • 5,481 days have passed since this date.
  • 473,558,400 seconds have passed since the February 23rd, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 552,484,800 times.
  • Since February 23rd, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 244,356,134,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 78,926,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 40,726,022 steps. That's about 18,100 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,682,701 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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