July 7th, 2006

July 7th, 2006, fell on a Friday. It was day 188 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

14 years, 0 months and 8 days have passed since July 7th, 2006.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 7th, 2006:

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 7th, 2006:

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Superman Returns" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is July 7th, 2006 and it's a Friday. People 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 Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado ft Timbaland is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Hips Don't Lie by Shakira ft Wyclef Jean is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Superman Returns 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.

In Germany, the 2006 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "CSI: Miami", "That's So Raven" and "Stargate Atlantis". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fahrenheit", "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter", "Final Fantasy XII" and "The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Unfabulous", "Veronica Mars", "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" and "The Hills". 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 July 7th, 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.

  • 2006 FIFA World Cup

    The 2006 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Germany. Italy win the competition on the 9th of July after defeating France on penalties.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 14 years, 0 months and 8 days have passed since July 7th, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 7th, 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 1152226800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 7th, 2006:

  • June 9th, 2006: The animated movie Cars (2006) is released.
  • June 9th, 2006: The 2006 FIFA World Cup starts in Germany.
  • June 13th, 2006: Former Irish Taoiseach Charles Haughey passes away..
  • June 16th, 2006: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) is released.
  • June 20th, 2006: The Miami Heat win the 2006 NBA Finals after they defeat the Dallas Mavericks 4-2.
  • June 23rd, 2006: Click (2006) is released.
  • June 28th, 2006: The film Superman Returns (2006) is released.
  • June 30th, 2006: The Devil Wears Prada (2006) is released.
  • July 5th, 2006: The CEO and chairman of Enron, Kenneth Lay, dies from a heart attack.
  • 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 World Cup.
  • July 12th, 2006: Lebanon and Israel go to war.
  • 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 18th, 2006: Justin Timberlake releases his single "SexyBack".
  • July 28th, 2006: John Tucker Must Die (2006) is released.
  • July 28th, 2006: Mel Gibson makes racist remarks about Jews while being arrested for drunk driving.
  • August 4th, 2006: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 7th, 2006, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 7th, 2006 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

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 7th of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 7th, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on July 7th, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 7th, 2006 was probably conceived around the 27th of September, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 7th, 2006 is the 16th of April, 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on July 7th, 2006.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to July 7th, 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 July 7th, 2006.

  • 5,122 days have passed since this date.
  • 442,540,800 seconds have passed since the July 7th, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 516,297,600 times.
  • Since July 7th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 228,351,052,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 73,756,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,058,509 steps. That's about 16,915 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,310,490 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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