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..
Which were the important events of February 08, 2006?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
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- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 08, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
Sport Games on February 08, 2006
Serie AItalian Football
- Ascoli - Livorno : 0 - 0
- Chievo - Sampdoria : 1 - 1
- Fiorentina - Inter : 2 - 1
- Juventus - Parma : 1 - 1
- Lecce - Empoli : 1 - 2
Bundesliga 1Football (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
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Strasbourg - Paris SG : 1 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Aberdeen - Rangers : 2 - 0
- Celtic - Falkirk : 2 - 1
- Charlton - Liverpool : 2 - 0
- Dunfermline - Inverness C : 2 - 2
- Hibernian - Livingston : 7 - 0
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
- 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.