Monday July 03, 2006
US date format: 7/3/2006, UK date format: 3/7/2006
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 3, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado.
In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits.
Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds, directed by Phillip J. Bartell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Wisdom of Our Fathers by Tim Russert was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Foursome.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing College Hoops 2K7 or American Dragon: Jake Long – Attack of the Dark Dragon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 03, 2006?
- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- Valencia metro accident leaves 43 dead in Valencia, Spain.
- The Space Shuttle Discovery's launch on STS-121 is thrown in doubt when a 3 inch crack is found in the foam insulation of its external tank. Despite the crack, NASA decides to proceed with the launch, scheduled for 2:38 PM ET Tuesday, which would be the first manned launch on the United States Independence Day. (Spaceflight Now/CBS News) (MSNBC) (Reuters)
- North Korean leaders say that they will respond to any pre-emptive attack from the US with an ampquotannihilating strike and a nuclear war.ampquot (Associated Press)
- Greece is suspended from international football competition by FIFA due to Greek government interference in the sport. (FIFA.com) (BBC)
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- Benjamin Hendrickson: American actor (Born 1950).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 03, 2006?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean - Hips Don't Lie
- Nelly Furtado - Maneater
- Lily Allen - Smile
- Sandi Thom - I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)
- The Pussycat Dolls featuring Snoop Dogg - Buttons
Top #10 R&B songs
- Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
- LeToya - Torn
- Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ - Snap Yo Fingers
- Field Mob Featuring Ciara - So What
- Mary J. Blige Featuring Brook-Lyn - Enough Cryin
- T.I. - Why You Wanna
- Cassie - Me & U
- Young Dro Featuring T.I. - Shoulder Lean
- Beyonce Featuring Jay Z - Deja Vu
- Jamie Foxx Featuring Twista - DJ Play A Love Song
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 03If July 03, 2006 is your birthday you're 14 years, 2 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 14 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- AT&T Is Calling to Ask About TV Service. Will Anyone Answer? AT&T's new television service, U-verse, crams video, data and, soon, phone calls down one high-speed broadband line. [..]
- In Britain, Sports Betting Can Look a Lot Like Investing Spread-betting is a fast-growing British business that straddles the sometimes thin line between securities trading and casino gambling. [..]
- See all financial news of July 03, 2006
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $61.80
- Apple AAPL: opens at $57.52
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $23.53
- General Electric GE: opens at $33.10
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $77.54
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