March 17th, 2006

March 17th, 2006, fell on a Friday. It was day 76 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

14 years, 8 months and 11 days have passed since March 17th, 2006.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 17th, 2006:

  • V for Vendetta (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • She's the Man (2006), starring Amanda Bynes, 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 March 17th, 2006:

  • United States: So Sick - Ne-Yo
  • United Kingdom: It's Chico Time - Chico

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "V for Vendetta" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 17th, 2006 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. 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. 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. 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", "The Apprentice", "Stargate Atlantis" and "Desperate Housewives". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battlefield 2", "Fahrenheit", "F.E.A.R." and "Final Fantasy XII". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Ed, Edd n Eddy", "Teen Titans", "Veronica Mars" 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 March 17th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • V for Vendetta.

    The movie "V for Vendetta" would have been playing in movie theaters at the time.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 14 years, 8 months and 11 days have passed since March 17th, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 17th, 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 1142553600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 17th, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 17th, 2006, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 17th, 2006 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of March:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of March:

  • St. Patrick's Day

Weather

Weather information for March 17th, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 28.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 2.33 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on March 17th, 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 March 17th, 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 March 17th, 2006 was probably conceived around the 7th of June, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 17th, 2006 is the 25th of December, 2006. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Final Fantasy XII - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter - Tactical shooter.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 17th, 2006.

  • 5,370 days have passed since this date.
  • 463,968,000 seconds have passed since the March 17th, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 541,296,000 times.
  • Since March 17th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 239,407,488,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 77,328,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 39,901,248 steps. That's about 17,734 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,567,616 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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