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April 11th, 2006.

April 11th, 2006, was a Tuesday. It was day 101 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

15 years and 28 days have passed since April 11th, 2006.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on April 11th, 2006?

  • D12 rapper Proof is shot and killed in Detroit, Michigan.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 11th, 2006.

  • United States: Bad Day - Daniel Powter
  • United Kingdom: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Ice Age 2" was at the top of the box office on April 11th, 2006.

Take me back to April 11th, 2006!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 11th, 2006 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 2006 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Bad Day by Daniel Powter is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Crazy by Gnarls Barkley is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Ice Age 2 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "That '70s Show", "Smallville", "Two and a Half Men" and "Desperate Housewives". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "F.E.A.R.", "Black", "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter" and "The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "That '70s Show", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "The Fairly OddParents" and "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 2, the PSP and the Xbox 360.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 11th, 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.

  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    In the late 2000s, it was extremely popular for people to bring digital cameras with them on a night out. The next day, they would then upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. This was before phones came equipped with high quality cameras.

  • 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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2006.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2006 were Tom Cruise, The Rolling Stones, Oprah Winfrey, U2, Tiger Woods, Steven Spielberg, Howard Stern, 50 Cent, James Gandolfini and Dan Brown.

  • 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.

  • LOLcats.

    During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 15 years and 28 days have passed since April 11th, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 11th, 2006, will be 15 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2006 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1144710000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 11th, 2006.

  • March 13th, 2006: Gnarls Barkley releases the song "Crazy".
  • March 17th, 2006: The film "V for Vendetta" is released in movie theaters.
  • 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.
  • March 26th, 2006: The Fray release their single "How to Save a Life".
  • March 31st, 2006: The film Basic Instinct 2 (2006) is released in movie theaters.
  • April 2nd, 2006: WrestleMania 22: John Cena defeats Triple H at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
  • April 4th, 2006: Infamous record label "Death Row Records" files for bankruptcy.
  • April 5th, 2006: Rap star Eminem files for divorce from his wife Kim after less than four months of being re-married.
  • April 5th, 2006: Richard McNair escapes from a United States Penitentiary in Pollock, Louisiana.
  • April 5th, 2006: A swan with Bird Flu is discovered in Scotland.
  • This date: April 11th, 2006
  • April 17th, 2006: Soccer: Gareth Bale makes his senior debut for Southampton at the age of 16.
  • April 21st, 2006: The movie Silent Hill (2006) is released.
  • April 23rd, 2006: Ireland: The 2006 census takes place.
  • April 25th, 2006: Nelly Furtado releases her single "Promiscuous".
  • April 29th, 2006: Soccer: Chelsea retain their Premier League title after defeating Manchester United 3-0.
  • May 1st, 2006: Rapper Big Hawk is shot dead in Houston, Texas.
  • May 5th, 2006: Mission: Impossible III (2006) is released.
  • May 7th, 2006: Soccer: French midfielder Zinedine Zidane plays his final game for Spanish side Real Madrid.
  • May 7th, 2006: Soccer: Arsenal play their final game at Highbury.
  • May 9th, 2006: The song "Hey There Delilah" is released by rock band Plain White T's.
  • May 10th, 2006: Rockstar announce their next video game: Grand Theft Auto IV.
  • May 11th, 2006: Former heavyweight boxing champion Floyd Patterson passes away at the age of 71.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 11th, 2006, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 11th, 2006 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on April 11th, 2006.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2006.

  • Hannah Montana
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 2006.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2006.

  • The Xbox 360
  • The PSP
  • The PlayStation 2

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • The Godfather - Video game based on The Godfather movie series.
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion - RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
  • Final Fantasy XII - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter - Tactical shooter.
  • 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.

2006 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2006. Take a trip back to the peak days of Shakira, Sean Paul, Justin Timberlake, Gnarls Barkley and Beyoncé.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 11th of April.

Weather on April 11th, 2006.

Historical weather information for April 11th, 2006.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.9 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 52.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.28 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on April 11th, 2006.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 11th, 2006.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 11th, 2006 was most likely conceived around the 2nd of July, 2005.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 11th, 2006 is close to the 19th of January, 2007.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 11th, 2006.

  • A total of 5,507 days have passed since this date.
  • 786 weeks have passed.
  • 475,804,800 seconds have passed since the April 11th, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 555,105,600 times.
  • Since April 11th, 2006, the earth has travelled approximately 245,515,276,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 79,300,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 40,919,213 steps. That's about 18,186 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,709,658 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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