Explore

Friday 17 November 2006

2006-11-17

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to My Love by Justin Timberlake. In UK Put Your Hands Up For Detroit by Fedde Le Grande was in the top 5 hits. Deja Vu, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while You: On a Diet by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Or have a look at the whole 2006.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 November 2006 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Deja Vu

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel

Country: United States

More info

Casino Royale

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench

Country: United States

More info

The Nude Vampire

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Maurice Lematre, Caroline Cartier, Ly Lestrong

Country: United States

More info

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

More info

The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Country: United States

More info

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Strutter

Starring: Paul Kaye, Paul Garner, Lucy Montgomery, Thaila Zucchi

Country: United Kingdom

Heavy Sedation

Starring: Brian Anthony Wilson, Damon Diggs, Rasheda El, Ina Farrell

Country: United States

More info

We Need Girlfriends

Starring: Evan Bass, Patrick Cohen, Seth Kirschner

Country: United States

America's Game: The Superbowl Champions

Starring: Bruce Willis, Ben Roethlisberger, Martin Sheen, Joe Greene

Country: United States

Pride Fighting Championships

Starring: Jay Glazer, Frank Trigg

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 17 November 2006!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 2006 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Ruth Brown: American black singer nicknamed "Miss Rhythm," she was a runaway success of rhythm and blues over one hundred records.
  • Flo Sandon's: Italian singer (Born 1924).
Facts:
  • Sony releases the PlayStation 3 video game system in the USA.
  • The James Bond film Casino Royale is released to theaters in the USA, with Daniel Craig as the new lead actor.
  • In an interview British Prime Minister Tony Blair says Iraq ampquotis pretty much a disaster.ampquot (The Times)
  • The Government of the Netherlands announces it will introduce a bill banning the wearing of the burqa in public, stating that burqas disturb public order, citizens and safety. About 5% of the Dutch population is Muslim, but only a small percentage of those wear the burqa. (BBC)
  • 2006 Tonga riots:

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 17 November 2006 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 2006?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.907
  • Time: Picture of DNA strand connecting to a crucifix
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10556

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

You: On a Diet

By: Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

Drs Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz, authors of the million-copy bestseller 'YOU: The Owner's Manual', have devised a diet that is so effective you'll notice changes in your body immediately.

More info

Valley of Silence

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the electrifying conclusion to her powerful Circle Trilogy. Worlds have collided and centuries have elapsed as six people have brought their unique powers, their courage, and their hearts to a battle ...

More info

Dear John

By: Nicholas Sparks

An angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah.

More info

For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine

Platform: Windows, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Himalaya Studios

More info

American Dragon: Jake Long – Attack of the Dark Dragon

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Buena Vista Games

More info

The Axys Adventures: Truth Seeker

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

More info

Brave Story: New Traveler

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Xseed Games

More info

Wii Sports

Platform: Wii

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

More info

Tell the world why 17 November 2006 is such a special date for you!