The 31st of March, 2006, fell on a Friday. Day 90 of 2006. Decade: 2000s.
13 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since the 31st of March, 2006.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 31st of March, 2006:
Basic Instinct 2 (2006) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of March, 2006:
United States: Temperature - Sean Paul
United Kingdom: So Sick - Ne-Yo
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Inside Man" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 the 31st of March, 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.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of March:
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 31st of March, 2006.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 31st of March, 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 the 31st of March, 2006.
5,071 days have passed since this date.
438,138,000 seconds have passed since the 31st of March, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 511,161,000 times.
Since the 31st of March, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 226,079,208,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 73,023,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 37,679,868 steps. That's about 16,747 miles!
Since this date, 5,257,656 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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