December 11th, 2006

December 11th, 2006, fell on a Monday. It was day 345 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

13 years, 6 months and 29 days have passed since December 11th, 2006.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 11th, 2006:

  • The Mexican Drug War begins when President Felipe Calderon sends federal troops to the Mexican state of Michoacan.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 11th, 2006:

  • United States: Irreplaceable - Beyonce
  • United Kingdom: Patience - Take That

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is December 11th, 2006 and it's a Monday. The Christmas season of 2006 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio. In America, the song Irreplaceable by Beyonce 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 Apocalypto 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 "7th Heaven", "24", "House" and "Bones". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter", "The Godfather", "Saints Row" and "Just Cause".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Teen Titans", "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide", "Unfabulous" and "Avatar: The Last Airbender". Popular toys include the likes of "The PSP", "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "Nintendo Wii".


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 December 11th, 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.

  • 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:

  • 13 years, 6 months and 29 days have passed since December 11th, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 11th, 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 1165795200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 11th, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 11th, 2006, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 11th, 2006 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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" - "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"


2006 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2006:

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 11th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 11th, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 42.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.78 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.3cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on December 11th, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 11th, 2006 was probably conceived around the 3rd of March, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 11th, 2006 is the 20th of September, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from December 11th, 2006.

  • Sheffield United and Aston Villa draw 2-2.

Video Games

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 11th, 2006.

  • 4,960 days have passed since this date.
  • 428,540,400 seconds have passed since the December 11th, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 499,963,800 times.
  • Since December 11th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 221,126,846,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 71,423,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 36,854,474 steps. That's about 16,380 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,142,485 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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