Wednesday February 08, 2006

US date format: 2/8/2006, UK date format: 8/2/2006

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 8, 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 February people in US were listening to Check On It by Beyonce. In UK Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was in the top 5 hits. Candy, directed by Neil Armfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while My Friend Leonard by James Frey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lotte. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Test Drive Unlimited or 3rd World Farmer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2006, at February 08 across the years or at February 2006 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • Chad and Sudan sign the Tripoli Agreement, ending the Chadian-Sudanese conflict. (AlertNet)
  • Heather Wilson, a New Mexico Congresswoman with NSA oversight authority, became the first Republican on an intelligence committee to call for a congressional investigation into Bush's warrantless wiretap program. (NY Times)
  • An explosion at Russian military base at Kurchaloi in Chechnya kills at least 12 soldiers. The cause is unknown; however, a separatist attack has been officially ruled out. (Al Jazeera)(Mail and Guardian)
  • Japanese Princess Kiko is pregnant with her third child. (ABC)
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Movies

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Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Starring: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States of America

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The Illusionist

The Illusionist

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Country: United States of America

Snow Cake

Snow Cake

Directed by: Marc Evans

Starring: Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire

Wristcutters: A Love Story

Wristcutters: A Love Story

Directed by: Goran Dukic

Starring: Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, Tom Waits, Will Arnett

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, Alain Chabat

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 08, 2006?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Be Without You
  2. - Unpredictable
  3. - Check On It
  4. - Grillz
  5. - So Sickyoutube

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Rompe
  2. - Contra Viento Y Marea
  3. - Ella Y Yo
  4. - Rakata
  5. - Mayor Que Yo
Sport Games on February 08, 2006

Sport Games on February 08, 2006


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Ascoli - Livorno : 0 - 0
  • Chievo - Sampdoria : 1 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Inter : 2 - 1
  • Juventus - Parma : 1 - 1
  • Lecce - Empoli : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of February 08, 2006

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Hamburg : 2 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Wolfsburg : 4 - 0
  • M'gladbach - Schalke 04 : 0 - 0
  • Nurnberg - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 1
  • Stuttgart - Werder Bremen : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of February 08, 2006

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Strasbourg - Paris SG : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of February 08, 2006

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Rangers : 2 - 0
  • Celtic - Falkirk : 2 - 1
  • Charlton - Liverpool : 2 - 0
  • Dunfermline - Inverness C : 2 - 2
  • Hibernian - Livingston : 7 - 0
See all Football game results of February 08, 2006

TV Series

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Classical Destinations

Classical Destinations

The Chaser's War on Everything

The Chaser's War on Everything

Directed by: Andrew Hansen

Starring: Julian Morrow, Andrew Hansen, Chris Taylor, Chas Licciardello

Country: Australia

Lotte

Lotte

Directed by: Julius Schultheiß

Pitbull

Pitbull

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

The Book of Daniel

The Book of Daniel

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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My Friend Leonard by James Frey

My Friend Leonard

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Perhaps the most unconventional and literally breathtaking father-son story you'll ever read, My Friend Leonard pulls you immediately and deeply into a relationship as unusual as it is inspiring.The

Teacher Man by Frank McCourt

Teacher Man

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, mega-bestselling author who wore his celebrity with extraordinary grace comes a magnificently appealing book about teaching and about how one great storyteller found his voice.Frank

Death Dance by Linda Fairstein

Death Dance

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New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein takes readers behind the scenes of New York City's theater world -- from Lincoln Center to the lights of Broadway -- in a riveting

Confessions Of A Video Vixen by Karrine Steffans

Confessions Of A Video Vixen

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Part tell-all, part cautionary tale, this emotionally charged memoir from a former video vixen nicknamed 'Superhead' goes beyond the glamour of celebrity to reveal the inner workings of the hip-hop dancer

The Cat Who Dropped A Bombshell by Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Dropped A Bombshell

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The residents of Pickax are about to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding. But in the midst of all the preparations, Qwill has to take time out to deal with

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dave Mirra BMX Challenge

Dave Mirra BMX Challenge

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Wii

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: NA Crave Entertainment; EU Oxygen Interactive (PSP); EU 505 Games (Wii)

Test Drive Unlimited

Test Drive Unlimited

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing, MMOR

Publisher: Atari

Contact

Contact

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Atlus; PAL Rising Star Games

3rd World Farmer

3rd World Farmer

Genre: Business Serious Games

Publisher: ArcadeTown, Newgrounds, Edmodo

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks (NA) Blast Entertainment (EU)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $68.46
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.08
  • General Electric GE: opens at $32.35
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $80.60

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 118.5 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1491 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2991 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0525 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 141.74 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 08, 2006?

On February 08, 2006 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 08, 2006?

On February 08, 2006 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 08, 2006?

On February 08, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 08, 2006?

On February 08, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 08, 2006?

On February 08, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on February 08, 2006?

Famous people died on February 08, 2006 include, Elton Dean, Akira Ifukube.

What was the number one song in February 08, 2006?

The number one song in the week of February 08, 2006 was Check On It by Beyonce in US and Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm in UK.

What were the top hits on February 08, 2006?

The top hits on February 08, 2006 were Check On It by Beyonce, Grillz by Nelly, Be Without You by Mary J. Blige in US and Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm, Thunder In My Heart Again by Meck featuring Leo Sayer, Boys Will Be Boys by The Ordinary Boys in UK.