May 13th, 2006, fell on a Saturday. It was day 133 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.
14 years, 8 months and 9 days have passed since May 13th, 2006.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 13th, 2006:
Liverpool win the FA Cup after beating West Ham on penalties.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 13th, 2006:
United States: S.O.S. - Rihanna
United Kingdom: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Mission: Impossible III" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 13th, 2006 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer of 2006 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song S.O.S. by Rihanna 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 Mission: Impossible III 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 "CSI: Miami", "CSI: NY", "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "How I Met Your Mother".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fahrenheit", "Call of Duty 2", "Final Fantasy XII" and "The Godfather". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Malcolm in the Middle", "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse". Popular toys include the likes of "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 May 13th, 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.
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.
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.
During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.
The 2006 Eurovision song contest is held in Athens, Greece. Finland win the contest with the song "Hard Rock Hallelujah" by Lordi.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
14 years, 8 months and 9 days have passed since May 13th, 2006.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 2006.
Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 13th, 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 1147474800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 13th, 2006:
April 17th, 2006: Soccer: Gareth Bale makes his senior debut for Southampton at the age of 16.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 13th, 2006.
5,368 days have passed since this date.
463,798,800 seconds have passed since the May 13th, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 541,098,600 times.
Since May 13th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 239,320,180,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 77,299,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 39,886,697 steps. That's about 17,727 miles!
Since this date, 5,565,586 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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