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December 1st, 2006.

December 1st, 2006, was a Friday. It was day 335 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

14 years, 5 months and 7 days have passed since December 1st, 2006.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On this day.

What happened on December 1st, 2006?

  • Linday Lohan's publicist admits that the actress has been attending AA meetings.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 1st, 2006.

  • United States: I Wanna Love You - Akon
  • United Kingdom: Patience - Take That

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Happy Feet" was at the top of the box office on December 1st, 2006.

Take me back to December 1st, 2006!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is December 1st, 2006 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

In America, the song I Wanna Love You by Akon is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Patience by Take That is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Happy Feet 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "That's So Raven", "Punk'd", "Battlestar Galactica" and "The Office". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion", "Dead Rising", "Saints Row" and "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Drake & Josh", "Unfabulous" and "The Hills". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PSP, the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 1st, 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.

  • Who were the best football players 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.

  • 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.

  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    In the late 2000s, it was extremely popular for people to bring digital cameras with them on a night out. The next day, they would then upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. This was before phones came equipped with high quality cameras.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2006?

    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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2006.

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 14 years, 5 months and 7 days have passed since December 1st, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 1st, 2006, will be 14 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2006 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1164931200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 1st, 2006.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 1st, 2006, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 1st, 2006 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on December 1st, 2006.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • 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
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy
  • 7th Heaven

Popular toys and games in 2006.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2006.

  • The Nintendo Wii
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360
  • The PSP

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess - Released for the Nintendo Wii.
  • 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.
  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance - Action RPG game.
  • Battlefield 2142 - First-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE.
  • 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.
  • Dead Rising - Open world, survival horror beat 'em up game.
  • 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.
  • Black - First-person shooter video game developed by Criterion Games.

2006 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2006. Take a trip back to the peak days of Shakira, Sean Paul, Justin Timberlake, Gnarls Barkley and Beyoncé.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 1st of December.

Weather on December 1st, 2006.

Historical weather information for December 1st, 2006.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.4 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 41.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 21.08cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on December 1st, 2006.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 1st, 2006.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 1st, 2006.

  • A total of 5,273 days have passed since this date.
  • 753 weeks have passed.
  • 455,583,600 seconds have passed since the December 1st, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 531,514,200 times.
  • Since December 1st, 2006, the earth has travelled approximately 235,081,137,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 75,930,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 39,180,190 steps. That's about 17,413 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,467,003 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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