May 31st, 2006

May 31st, 2006, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 151 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

14 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since May 31st, 2006.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 31st, 2006:

  • The first episode of reality TV show "The Hills" is aired.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 31st, 2006:

  • United States: Ridin' - Chamillionaire
  • United Kingdom: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "X-Men: The Last Stand" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 31st, 2006 and it's a Wednesday. The summer of 2006 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Ridin' by Chamillionaire 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 X-Men: The Last Stand 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 "King of the Hill", "The Shield", "That's So Raven" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battlefield 2", "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter", "The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion" and "The Godfather". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "That's So Raven", "Peppa Pig" and "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County". 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 31st, 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.

  • LOLcats

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

  • Eurovision 2006

    The 2006 Eurovision song contest is held in Athens, Greece. Finland win the contest with the song "Hard Rock Hallelujah" by Lordi.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 14 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since May 31st, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 31st, 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 1149030000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 31st, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 31st, 2006, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 31st, 2006 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
  • 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.

2006 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2006.

"The Hills" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "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" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "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 31st of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 31st, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 79.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 26.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on May 31st, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 31st, 2006 was probably conceived around the 21st of August, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 31st, 2006 is the 10th of March, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to May 31st, 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 May 31st, 2006.

  • 5,159 days have passed since this date.
  • 445,737,600 seconds have passed since the May 31st, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 520,027,200 times.
  • Since May 31st, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 230,000,601,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,289,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,333,434 steps. That's about 17,037 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,348,851 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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