December 28th, 2006

December 28th, 2006, fell on a Thursday. It was day 362 of 2006. The decade was the 2000s.

14 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since December 28th, 2006.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 28th, 2006:

  • United States: Irreplaceable - Beyonce
  • United Kingdom: A Moment Like This - Leona Lewis

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is December 28th, 2006 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Christmas Day of 2006 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season.

In America, the song Irreplaceable by Beyonce is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, A Moment Like This by Leona Lewis is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Pursuit of Happyness 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 "Without a Trace", "That's So Raven", "Two and a Half Men" and "Grey's Anatomy". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Godfather", "Saints Row", "Just Cause" and "Call of Duty 3".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "LazyTown" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse". 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 28th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 3 months and 23 days have passed since December 28th, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 28th, 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 1167264000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 28th, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 28th, 2006, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 28th, 2006 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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

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.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 28th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 28th, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 38.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on December 28th, 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 December 28th, 2006?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 28th, 2006 was probably conceived around the 20th of March, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 28th, 2006 is the 7th of October, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 28th, 2006.

  • 5,228 days have passed since this date.
  • 451,695,600 seconds have passed since the December 28th, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 526,978,200 times.
  • Since December 28th, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 233,074,929,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 75,282,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,845,822 steps. That's about 17,265 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,420,347 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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