August 14th, 2006

August 14th, 2006, fell on a Monday. It was day 226 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

13 years, 11 months and 22 days have passed since August 14th, 2006.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 14th, 2006:

  • United States: London Bridge - Fergie
  • United Kingdom: Hips Don't Lie - Shakira ft Wyclef Jean

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Talladega Nights" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 14th, 2006 and it's a Monday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song London Bridge by Fergie 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 Talladega Nights is at the top of the Box Office. 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 "The Shield", "Without a Trace", "Two and a Half Men" and "Deadwood". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "F.E.A.R.", "Call of Duty 2", "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter" and "The Godfather".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "That's So Raven", "LazyTown" and "Everybody Hates Chris". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 August 14th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 13 years, 11 months and 22 days have passed since August 14th, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 14th, 2006, will be 13 years of age.
  • People born in 2006 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1155510000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 14th, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 14th, 2006, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 14th, 2006 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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 14th of August:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 14th of August:

  • Independence Day (Pakistan)

Weather

Weather information for August 14th, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 28.96cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 14th, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 14th, 2006 was probably conceived around the 4th of November, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 14th, 2006 is the 24th of May, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Scarface: The World Is Yours - Open world crime game that is based on the movie Scarface.
  • 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 August 14th, 2006.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to August 14th, 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 August 14th, 2006.

  • 5,105 days have passed since this date.
  • 441,072,000 seconds have passed since the August 14th, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 514,584,000 times.
  • Since August 14th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 227,593,152,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 73,512,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 37,932,192 steps. That's about 16,859 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,292,864 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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