March 17th, 2006, fell on a Friday. It was day 76 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.
14 years, 3 months and 17 days have passed since March 17th, 2006.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 17th, 2006:
What movie was on top of the box office?
The date is March 17th, 2006 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's St. Patrick's Day, which means that a sizeable amount of people are spending their day in bars. Parades are being held in major cities throughout the world.
Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are getting longer. In America, the song So Sick by Ne-Yo is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, It's Chico Time by Chico is the number one hit song.
George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie V for Vendetta is at the top of the Box Office. 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 "Charmed", "CSI: Miami", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "How I Met Your Mother". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "God of War", "Battlefield 2", "Fahrenheit" and "F.E.A.R.".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "One Tree Hill", "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" and "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 2", "The PSP" and "Xbox 360".
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 March 17th, 2006.
Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Not Ready to Make Nice" by the Dixie Chicks would go on to win a Grammy for 2006's Record of the Year.
The movie "V for Vendetta" would have been playing in movie theaters at the time.
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"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"
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