October 30th, 2006, fell on a Monday. It was day 303 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.
14 years, 0 months and 29 days have passed since October 30th, 2006.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 30th, 2006:
The "Suffolk Strangler" Steve Wright claims his first victim.
Fred Figglehorn uploads his first "Fred" video to Youtube.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 30th, 2006:
United States: Money Maker - Ludacris
United Kingdom: Star Girl - McFly
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Saw III" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is October 30th, 2006 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. 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 just days away. People are watching horror movies and thinking about which costume they are going to wear. Others are organizing parties. In America, the song Money Maker by Ludacris is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Star Girl by McFly is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Saw III is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister.
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.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "ER", "King of the Hill", "Futurama" and "Smallville". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Godfather", "Scarface: The World Is Yours", "Just Cause" and "Bully". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Jimmy Neutron", "One Tree Hill", "Veronica Mars" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse".
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 October 30th, 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.
Ipswich serial murders.
A serial killer is targeting women in the English city of Ipswich. During this period, five sex workers are found murdered in different locations. Steve Wright is later arrested and convicted of the crimes.
Basic facts and information about this date:
14 years, 0 months and 29 days have passed since October 30th, 2006.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 2006.
Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 30th, 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 1162166400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 30th, 2006:
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 30th, 2006?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 30th, 2006 was probably conceived around the 20th of January, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 30th, 2006 is the 9th of August, 2007. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from October 30th, 2006.
Man City defeat Middlesbrough 1-0.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance - Action RPG game.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 30th, 2006.
5,143 days have passed since this date.
444,355,200 seconds have passed since the October 30th, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 518,414,400 times.
Since October 30th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 229,287,283,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,059,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,214,547 steps. That's about 16,984 miles!
Since this date, 5,332,262 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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