The 28th of July, 2006, fell on a Friday. Day 209 of 2006. Decade: 2000s.
13 years, 5 months and 27 days have passed since the 28th of July, 2006.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 28th of July, 2006:
Mel Gibson makes racist remarks about Jews while being arrested for drunk driving.
John Tucker Must Die (2006) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 28th of July, 2006:
United States: Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado ft Timbaland
United Kingdom: Don't Stop Me Now Please, Please - McFly
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Miami Vice" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 the 28th of July, 2006.
Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
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.
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.
During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.
Mel Gibson Arrest
On the 28th of July, 2006, actor Mel Gibson is arrested for driving under the influence. Gibson launches abuse at the officers. He also makes antisemitic remarks about Jews being the cause of all wars in the world.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 28th of July:
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 28th of July, 2006.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of July, 2006.
4,928 days have passed since this date.
425,782,800 seconds have passed since the 28th of July, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 496,746,600 times.
Since the 28th of July, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 219,703,924,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 70,963,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 36,617,321 steps. That's about 16,274 miles!
Since this date, 5,109,394 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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