November 19th, 2006, was a Sunday. It was Day 323 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.
16 years, 6 months, and 19 days have passed since November 19th, 2006.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.
Notable events that occurred on November 19th, 2006.
These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on November 19th, 2006.
A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date:
The movie "Borat" was at the top of the box office on this day.
The following comments about November 19th, 2006 were written by our visitors.
Just the sentences about the Nintendo Wii makes me feel old.
Posted on July 26th, 2022 03:44
Man, the Wii was my childhood.
Posted on May 24th, 2023 19:01
Let's take a walk down memory lane.
The date is November 19th, 2006, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the week ahead.
In America, Thanksgiven Day of 2006 is just around the corner. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song My Love by Justin Timberlake is at the top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, The Rose by Westlife is the number-one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Borat is at the top of the box office. Tony Blair is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
On television, people are watching popular shows such as "ER", "King of the Hill", "Grey's Anatomy", and "How I Met Your Mother". People are using a software program called LimeWire to share music, software, and videos. Unfortunately, it is also a haven for computer viruses. Smartphones don't exist yet. There are no Androids or iPhones.
Cameras on phones have now become the norm. Furthermore, the quality of these cameras is continuing to increase with each new phone release. We are now entering an age where any event can be instantly photographed or recorded. Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or 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-framed glasses. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as James Brown, Gerald Ford, Bam Bam Bigelow, and Anna Nicole Smith would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "The Godfather", "Dead Rising", "Microsoft Flight Simulator X", and "Final Fantasy XII".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody", "Ben 10", and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse". Children are playing with toys such as Betty Spaghetty (doll), Bratz dolls, VideoNow (portable player), and the PlayStation 3.
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on November 19th, 2006.
The Nintendo Wii arrived just in time for Christmas 2006. Released in November 2006, the console boasted launch titles such as "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess" and "Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz".
Sony released the PlayStation 3 in November 2006.
Pop star Britney Spears had recently filed for divorce from Kevin Federline after two years of marriage.
The mockumentary comedy film "Borat" was being shown in movie theaters at this time.
A serial killer was targeting women in the English city of Ipswich. Five sex workers were found murdered in different locations. Forklift truck driver Steve Wright was later arrested and convicted for the crimes.
An Internet meme called "LOLcats" was incredibly popular. The meme consisted of photographs of cats with captions that had intentionally poor grammar and spelling.
"Not Ready to Make Nice" by the Dixie Chicks would go on to win a Grammy for 2006's Record of the Year.
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.
Two HD DVD formats called Blu-ray and HD DVD were competing with each other to become the de facto high-definition standard. During this "war", certain movies and TV shows could only be found on Blu-ray or HD DVD, as film studios quickly aligned themselves with the format that they wanted to win. In rental stores, it was common to see a separate section for both of these formats. Of course, this often led to people buying or renting the wrong one.
According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2006 were Tom Cruise, The Rolling Stones, Oprah Winfrey, U2, Tiger Woods, Steven Spielberg, Howard Stern, 50 Cent, James Gandolfini and Dan Brown.
In 2006, the best NBA players were Steve Nash, LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal, Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Elton Brand, Tim Duncan, Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups, Dwyane Wade, Shawn Marion, Carmelo Anthony, Yao Ming, Allen Iverson and Gilbert Arenas.
During the 2000s, people often brought digital cameras with them to clubs and bars. The following day, they would upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo. Although most phones had cameras, their picture quality was bad, especially in darker settings such as nightclubs.
In 2006, the Time Person of the Year was listed as "You". This was in recognition of how everyone had the ability to become a content creator on the Internet.
21-year-old English actress Keira Knightley was named FHM's sexiest woman in 2006.
In 2006, the best soccer players were Fabio Cannavaro, Gianluigi Buffon, Thierry Henry, Ronaldinho, Zinedine Zidane, Samuel Eto'o, Miroslav Klose, Didier Drogba, Andrea Pirlo, Jens Lehmann and Deco.
Movies that hit the big screen in 2006 included 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".
The film "The Departed" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2006.
By this stage, a new social network called Bebo had become a huge hit in countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, and New Zealand. Bebo was famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins," and "Bebo Luv" features.
Many music stores were closing their doors for the last time. The ease of downloading and streaming music meant that the business model of selling CDs was quickly becoming nonviable.
Throughout 2006, foam clogs called Crocs surged in popularity, with sales tripling over the course of the year.
By 2005 and 2006, cameras on cellphones had become the norm. People could now take photographs and record videos in an instant. This was the beginning of a new era in which no event would go uncaptured.
A controversial fad called "Happy Slapping" originated in the United Kingdom during the mid-2000s. The trend involved slapping someone for the sole purpose of recording the incident with a camera phone.
MySpace was the most popular social network in the world between 2005 and 2008. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs. It also had chat rooms and other features.
"Scene Kids" became a big subculture in the latter half of the decade. Their fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors, and straight hair with long fringes.
Sheepskin-lined kicks called "Ugg boots" were in style. Celebrities such as Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Kate Moss, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton helped popularize the craze.
The popularity of house telephones was starting to decline due to the rise of personal cellphones.
From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. It was around this time that social networks became a thing.
People were using MSN Messenger and AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) to chat with their friends online.
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Television shows that people were watching in November 2006.
Friday Night Lights
Sports drama series about a high school football team in West Texas.
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.
Comedy series starring America Ferrera as Betty Suarez.
Sci-fi series starring Colin Ferguson as Sheriff Jack Carter.
Detective comedy series starring James Roday and Dulé Hill.
American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Crime comedy-drama TV series.
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.
Hogan Knows Best
Reality TV series about the family life of wrestler Hulk Hogan.
Medical drama television series.
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
TV show about a Boston law firm.
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
Pimp My Ride
Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.
Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.
One Tree Hill
Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.
Teen drama sitcom.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2006.
Everybody Hates Chris
Go, Diego, Go!
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
Avatar: The Last Airbender
American Dragon: Jake Long
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
Drake & Josh
One Tree Hill
My Life as a Teenage Robot
That's So Raven
The Fairly OddParents
As Told by Ginger
Dora the Explorer
Ed, Edd n Eddy
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2006.
The Nintendo Wii
The PlayStation 3
The Xbox 360
RoboSapien (toy robot)
VideoNow (portable player)
Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Popular video games that people were playing in November of 2006.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Released for the Nintendo Wii.
Sport simulation released for the Nintendo Wii.
Medieval II: Total War
Strategy video game.
Resistance: Fall of Man
Sci-fi first-person shooter game that was released on the PS3.
Call of Duty 3
The third game in the series.
Final Fantasy XII
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
Action RPG game.
First-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE.
Open world adventure game that is set in a boarding school.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent
Action-adventure stealth game.
Microsoft Flight Simulator X
Flight simulation video game.
Open world adventure game.
Open world adventure game. The first game in the series.
Open world, survival horror beat 'em up game.
Scarface: The World Is Yours
Open world crime game that is based on the movie Scarface.
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!
Educational puzzle game that was released for the Nintendo DS.
Kingdom Hearts II
Action RPG that was released for the PlayStation 2.
Video game based on The Godfather movie series.
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
First-person shooter video game developed by Criterion Games.
If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2006.
This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.
If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out November 19th, 2012, instead.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on November 19th.
Historical weather information for November 19th, 2006.
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on November 19th, 2006.
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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