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October 20th, 2006

October 20th, 2006, fell on a Friday. It was day 293 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

14 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since October 20th, 2006.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 20th, 2006:

  • The Prestige (2006) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 20th, 2006:

  • United States: Sexy Back - Justin Timberlake
  • United Kingdom: Welcome To The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is October 20th, 2006 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. Halloween of 2006 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations.

In America, the song Sexy Back by Justin Timberlake is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Welcome To The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Prestige 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", "CSI: Miami", "Battlestar Galactica" and "The Office".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter", "Saints Row", "Just Cause" and "Bully". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Ed, Edd n Eddy", "Teen Titans", "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" 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 October 20th, 2006.

  • MySpace

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • 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:

  • 14 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since October 20th, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 20th, 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 1161298800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 20th, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 20th, 2006, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 20th, 2006 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

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.

"Curious George" - "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 20th of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 20th, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 45.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.7cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.81cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on October 20th, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 20th, 2006 was probably conceived around the 10th of January, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 20th, 2006 is the 30th of July, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Bully - Open world adventure game that is set in a boarding school.
  • Just Cause - Open world adventure game.
  • Saints Row - Open world adventure game. The first game in the series.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 20th, 2006.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 20th, 2006.

  • 5,123 days have passed since this date.
  • 442,630,800 seconds have passed since the October 20th, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 516,402,600 times.
  • Since October 20th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 228,397,492,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 73,771,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,066,249 steps. That's about 16,918 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,311,570 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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