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June 23rd, 2006.

June 23rd, 2006, was a Friday. It was day 174 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years and 11 days have passed since June 23rd, 2006.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on June 23rd, 2006.

  • Click (2006) is released.
Song charts

Popular songs.

On June 23rd, 2006, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.

  • United States: Hips Don't Lie - Shakira ft Wyclef Jean
  • United Kingdom: Maneater - Nelly Furtado

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 23rd, 2006.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  • Ridin' - Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
  • Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado Featuring Timbaland
  • It's Goin' Down - Yung Joc
  • Bad Day - Daniel Powter
Play the top singles from the year 2006.
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Click

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Click".

Take me back to June 23rd, 2006!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is June 23rd, 2006, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Hips Don't Lie by Shakira ft Wyclef Jean is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Maneater by Nelly Furtado is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Click 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.

Cameras on phones have become the norm. Furthermore, the quality of these cameras are continuing to increase with each new phone release. We are now entering into an age where any event can be photographed or recorded in an instance. 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.

A rock music genre called "Emo" is extremely popular at the moment. The genre, which stands for "emotional hardcore", has created a subculture of "Emos" who dye their hair black and wear thick frame glasses. In Germany, the 2006 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Steve Irwin, James Brown, Gerald Ford and Bam Bam Bigelow would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "King of the Hill", "CSI: Miami", "The O.C." and "How I Met Your Mother". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gran Turismo 4", "Fight Night Round 2", "Call of Duty 2" and "Kingdom Hearts II". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "As Told by Ginger", "The Cramp Twins", "Veronica Mars" and "Go, Diego, Go!".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Betty Spaghetty (doll), VideoNow (portable player), the PSP and the Xbox 360.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on June 23rd, 2006.

  • Tokyo Drift.

    Tokyo Drift.

    The film "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" was showing in movie theaters in June and July.

  • 2006 FIFA World Cup.

    2006 FIFA World Cup.

    The 2006 FIFA World Cup was taking place in Germany at this time. Italy won the competition on July 9th after they defeated France on penalties.

  • The Hills.

    The Hills.

    In June of 2006, the first episode of the reality television series "The Hills" was aired on MTV.

  • LOLcats.

    LOLcats.

    During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" was beginning to take-off. The meme consisted of photographs of cats with captions that had intentionally poor grammar and spelling.

  • Dixie Chicks - "Not Ready to Make Nice"

    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.

  • 2006 in music.

    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.

  • The HD DVD war.

    The HD DVD war.

    During this period of time, two HD DVD formats called "Blu-ray" and "HD DVD" were competing with each other to become the standard. As a result, certain movies and TV shows could only be found on one of the formats. This was because film studios would align themselves with one of the formats. In rental stores, it was common to see separate Blu-ray and HD DVD sections.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2006.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2006?

    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.

  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2006.

    Time Person of the Year 2006.

    The Time Person of the Year 2006 was listed as "You". This was in recognition of how everyone had the ability to become a content creator on the Internet.

  • Keira Knightley.

    Keira Knightley.

    21-year-old English actress Keira Knightley was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2006.

  • Who were the best football players in 2006?

    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.

  • 2006 in movies.

    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.

  • The Departed.

    The Departed.

    The film "The Departed" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2006.

  • Bebo.

    Bebo.

    In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo was extremely popular in the mid-to-late noughties. Bebo was famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.

  • Music stores are going out of business.

    Music stores are going out of business.

    During this period, many music stores were closing their doors for the last time. The ease at which people could download or stream music meant that the business model of selling CDs was no longer viable.

  • Crocs.

    Crocs.

    Throughout 2006, foam clogs called Crocs surged in popularity; with sales tripling over the course of the year.

  • The growth of YouTube.

    The growth of YouTube.

    During this time, a new video-sharing website called 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 on a daily basis.

  • Cameras on phones become the norm.

    Cameras on phones become the norm.

    By 2005 and 2006, cameras on cell phones had become the norm. People could now take photographs and record videos in an instant. This was the beginning of a new era. An era in which no event would go "uncaptured".

  • MySpace.

    MySpace.

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs.

  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids.

    From the mid-2000s to 2010, "scene kids" were a popular subculture. The scene kid fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors and straight hair with long fringes.

  • Landline phones begin to die out.

    Landline phones begin to die out.

    During this period, landline phones started to decline. This was due to the rise of personal cell phones.

  • Internet usage increases dramatically.

    Internet usage increases dramatically.

    From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the entire world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. Social networks also started to blow up in popularity.

  • MSN Messenger.

    MSN Messenger.

    During this period of time, a lot of people were using MSN Messenger to chat with their friends online.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 16 years and 11 days have passed since June 23rd, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on June 23rd, 2006 will be 16 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2006 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1151017200.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around June 23rd, 2006.

  • May 24th, 2006: Taylor Hicks wins the 5th season of American Idol.
  • May 25th, 2006: X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is released.
  • May 26th, 2006: The video game "Hitman: Blood Money" is released.
  • May 27th, 2006: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's daughter Shiloh Nouvel is born.
  • May 28th, 2006: Football: Andriy Shevchenko joins Chelsea for £30.8 million.
  • May 31st, 2006: The first episode of reality TV show "The Hills" is aired.
  • June 1st, 2006: The book "The Alphabet of Manliness" by American humorist Maddox is released.
  • June 8th, 2006: The website domain name for Tumblr is registered.
  • June 9th, 2006: The animated movie Cars (2006) is released.
  • June 9th, 2006: The 2006 FIFA World Cup starts in Germany.
  • June 12th, 2006: Soccer: Roy Keane announces his retirement from football.
  • June 13th, 2006: Former Irish Taoiseach Charles Haughey passes away.
  • June 16th, 2006: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) is released.
  • June 19th, 2006: Pop singer Taylor Swift releases her debut single.
  • June 20th, 2006: The Miami Heat win the 2006 NBA Finals after they defeat the Dallas Mavericks 4-2.
  • This date: June 23rd, 2006
  • June 25th, 2006: Actress Nicole Kidman and country music singer Keith Urban are married.
  • June 25th, 2006: Battle of Nuremberg: Four red cards and 16 yellow cards are issued during a World Cup game between Portugal and the Netherlands.
  • June 27th, 2006: The Youtube channel jacksfilms is founded.
  • June 28th, 2006: The film Superman Returns (2006) is released.
  • June 30th, 2006: The Devil Wears Prada (2006) is released.
  • June 30th, 2006: The divorce of Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey is finalized.
  • July 5th, 2006: The CEO and chairman of Enron, Kenneth Lay, dies from a heart attack.
  • July 6th, 2006: Canadian rock band Nickelback release their single "Rockstar".
  • July 6th, 2006: Internet culture: "Pools closed": Members of 4chan raid the online community "Habbo Hotel".
  • July 7th, 2006: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) is released.
  • July 7th, 2006: English singer Syd Barrett dies from pancreatic cancer at the age of 60.
  • July 8th, 2006: Ireland: Oxegen 2006 takes place at Punchestown Racecourse. James Brown, The Who, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the acts that play.
  • July 9th, 2006: 2006 FIFA World Cup Final: French midfielder Zinedine Zidane is sent off after headbutting Italy's Marco Materazzi in the chest.
  • July 9th, 2006: Italy win the 2006 FIFA World Cup after beating France 5-3 on penalties.
  • July 9th, 2006: 125 people are killed after S7 Airlines Flight 778 crashes upon landing at Irkutsk International Airport in Siberia.
  • July 11th, 2006: 209 people are killed in multiple train bombings in Mumbai, India.
  • July 12th, 2006: Lebanon and Israel go to war.
  • July 13th, 2006: English singer Lily Allen releases her debut album "Alright, Still".
  • July 14th, 2006: Football: Italian side Juventus are relegated for their part in the 2006 Italian football scandal.
  • July 15th, 2006: Ashley Cole and Cheryl Tweedy are married.
  • July 17th, 2006: Carmen Electra and Dave Navarro announce that they are separating after less than 3 years of marriage.
  • July 18th, 2006: Justin Timberlake releases his single "SexyBack".
  • July 19th, 2006: The first Tesla vehicle is revealed to the public.
  • July 21st, 2006: Youtuber nigahiga creates his channel.
  • July 22nd, 2006: Soccer: The Emirates Stadium is officially opened.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 23rd, 2006, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 23rd, 2006 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on June 23rd, 2006.

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Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in June, 2006.

TV shows from June, 2006.

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

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
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
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
American comedy sitcom.

Hogan Knows Best
Hogan Knows Best
Reality TV series about the family life of wrestler Hulk Hogan.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

The Office
The Office
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.

House
House
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.

Battlestar Galactica
Battlestar Galactica
Sci-fi series.

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

Boston Legal
Boston Legal
TV show about a Boston law firm.

CSI: NY
CSI: NY
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Lost
Lost
Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.

Stargate Atlantis
Stargate Atlantis
Spin-off of the original Stargate series.

Deadwood
Deadwood
Western television series.

Pimp My Ride
Pimp My Ride
Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.

The Apprentice
The Apprentice
Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.

Cold Case
Cold Case
Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill
Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

The O.C.
The O.C.
Teen drama sitcom.

Punk'd
Punk'd
Hidden camera / prank TV show created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.

Without a Trace
Without a Trace
TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.

CSI: Miami
CSI: Miami
Miami-based spin-off of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.

The Wire
The Wire
American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on June 23rd, 2006.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2006.

The Hills
The Hills

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana

Ben 10
Ben 10

Everybody Hates Chris
Everybody Hates Chris

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Avatar: The Last Airbender

American Dragon: Jake Long
American Dragon: Jake Long

Zoey 101
Zoey 101

Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County

Veronica Mars
Veronica Mars

Unfabulous
Unfabulous

Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

Danny Phantom
Danny Phantom

Drake & Josh
Drake & Josh

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

My Life as a Teenage Robot
My Life as a Teenage Robot

Teen Titans
Teen Titans

That's So Raven
That's So Raven

Jimmy Neutron
Jimmy Neutron

Kim Possible
Kim Possible

The Cramp Twins
The Cramp Twins

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

As Told by Ginger
As Told by Ginger

Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids
Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants

Ed, Edd n Eddy
Ed, Edd n Eddy

7th Heaven
7th Heaven

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2006.

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

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

The PSP
The PSP

RoboSapien (toy robot)
RoboSapien (toy robot)

VideoNow (portable player)
VideoNow (portable player)

Bratz dolls
Bratz dolls

The PlayStation 2
The PlayStation 2

Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Betty Spaghetty (doll)

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in June of 2006.

Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! 2006
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!
Educational puzzle game that was released for the Nintendo DS.

Kingdom Hearts II 2006
Kingdom Hearts II
Action RPG that was released for the PlayStation 2.

The Godfather 2006
The Godfather
Video game based on The Godfather movie series.

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion 2006
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2006
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
Tactical shooter.

Black 2006
Black
First-person shooter video game developed by Criterion Games.

Mario Kart DS 2005
Mario Kart DS
Racing game that was released on the Nintendo DS.

Guitar Hero 2005
Guitar Hero
Music rhythm game.

Call of Duty 2 2005
Call of Duty 2
The second game in the series.

Civilization IV 2005
Civilization IV
Turn-based strategy.

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories 2005
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
PSP exclusive.

Age of Empires III 2005
Age of Empires III
Real-time strategy game.

Shadow of the Colossus 2005
Shadow of the Colossus
Action-adventure game.

F.E.A.R. 2005
F.E.A.R.
First-person shooter / survival horror game.

Fahrenheit 2005
Fahrenheit
Interactive investigation game.

Nintendogs 2005
Nintendogs
Pet simulation game that was released for the Nintendo DS.

Guild Wars 2005
Guild Wars
MMO.

Psychonauts 2005
Psychonauts
Platform game developed by Double Fine Productions.

Fight Night Round 2 2005
Fight Night Round 2
Boxing game published by EA Sports.

Tekken 5 2005
Tekken 5
The sixth installment in the series.

Gran Turismo 4 2005
Gran Turismo 4
Racing game for the PlayStation 2.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2006.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 23rd, 2012 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on June 23rd.

Randy Jackson

Bassist / Television personality.
Born on June 23rd, 1956
He turned 50 on this day in 2006.

Frances McDormand

Actress.
Born on June 23rd, 1957
She turned 49 on this day in 2006.

Zinedine Zidane

French soccer player.
Born on June 23rd, 1972
He turned 34 on this day in 2006.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of June.

  • Saint John's Eve (Denmark)
Weather details

Weather on June 23rd, 2006.

Historical weather information for June 23rd, 2006.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.72 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.39 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on June 23rd, 2006.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 23rd, 2006.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 23rd, 2006 was most likely conceived around September 30th, 2005.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 23rd, 2006 is close to March 16th, 2007.

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Stats for June 23rd, 2006

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 23rd, 2006.

  • A total of 5,855 days have passed since this date.
  • 836 weeks have passed.
  • 505,872,000 seconds have passed since the June 23rd, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 590,184,000 times.
  • Since June 23rd, 2006, the Earth has travelled approximately 261,029,952,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 84,312,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,504,992 steps. That's about 19,336 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,070,464 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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