Thursday June 08, 2006: on this day

About June 8th, 2006, in brief:

  • Historical events: Scientists from Greece have discovered hidden letters in ancient Greek on the Antikythera mechanism. This mechanism is believed to be the first analog computer anywhere in the world.
  • Day of the week: June 8th, 2006 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Dog (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Mamoru Miyano, Julianna Margulies
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: Ridin' by Chamillionaire
  • #1 UK song: I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom
  • Popular movie: Shooter directed by Antoine Fuqua

More about June 8th, 2006? See below for more news and curiosities on June 8th, 2006.

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What day of the week was June 08, 2006?


June 08, 2006 was a Thursday and it was the 159th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar.

June 08, 2006 can also be written as 6/8/2006 in the US and as 8/6/2006 in UK and Europe.

June 08, 2006 in June 2006 calendar

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June 08, 2006: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on June 08, 2006:

  • Scientists from greece have discovered hidden letters in ancient greek on the antikythera mechanism. this mechanism is believed to be the first analog computer anywhere in the world.
  • A delegation of the rebel lord's resistance army arrives at juba, sudan, to broker peace negotiations with the ugandan government. riek machar is vice president for southern sudan.
  • Conflict in iraq
  • An aide to iraqi prime minister nuri al-maliki claims that abu musab al-zarqawi was the leader of al-qaeda and one of the most wanted men in the world. he was killed in an air raid by the u.s. al-zarqawi was visually identified using known scars, tattoos, and fingerprints.
  • Haya rashed al khalifa, an ex-ambassador to france and one the first women in bahrain to practise law, has been elected president of sixty-first united nations general assembly. (hindustan times),
  • Microsoft has made windows vista beta 2 free for download. pc world
  • Mahathir bin mohammed, former malaysian prime minister, has declared that abdullah ahmad badawi is his successor. mahathir's harshest criticism yet of abdullah's government.
  • The u.s. house of representatives rejects net neutrality in its entirety
  • The mavericks defeated miami 90-80 in game 1 of the nba finals.
  • 28-year-old first lieutenant ehren watada refuses to travel to iraq and claims it would lead to him being a party to war crimes.
  • Nouri al-maliki, the iraqi prime minister, fills the remaining open positions in his council of ministers. he appoints qadir obeidi to be defense minister and jawad bulani to be interior minister.
  • After the discovery of an unexploded german bomb from world war ii, the broadmead area in bristol, united kingdom was temporarily closed.

June 08, 2006: What were the magazines covers that day?

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June 08, 2006: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on June 08, 2006:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $58.85
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $58.44
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $22.03
  • General Electric GE: opens at $34.33
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $78.74

Exchange Rates on June 08, 2006:

  • 1 USD = 114.12 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1221 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2319 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.016 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 144.36 JPY

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June 08, 2006: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for June 8th is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer.

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June 08, 2006: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for June 08, 2006 is Dog and the associated element is Fire.

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June 08, 2006: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on June 08, 2006 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on June 08, 2006 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on June 08, 2006 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 93% full, rising at 05:34 pm and setting at 03:27 am.

The previous full moon was on May 13, 2006 while the next full moon would come on Jun 11, 2006.

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Who was born on June 08, 2006?


Whose famous birthday is on June 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on June 8th:

  • Mamoru Miyano
    Mamoru Miyano

    Mamoru Miyano is a popular Japanese voice actor known for his roles in anime series such as 'Death Note', 'Free!', and 'Ouran High School...

  • Julianna Margulies
    Julianna Margulies

    Julianna Margulies is an American actress known for her roles in popular television series such as 'ER' and 'The Good Wife'.

  • Dimple Kapadia
    Dimple Kapadia

    Dimple kapadia is an indian actress known for her work in bollywood films, including her debut in the acclaimed film 'bobby'.

  • Shilpa Shetty
    Shilpa Shetty

    Shilpa shetty is an indian actress known for her work in hindi films and for winning the british reality television series celebrity big...

  • Joan Rivers
    Joan Rivers

    American comedian, considered by many to be one of the most funny women on the planet.

  • Nancy Sinatra
    Nancy Sinatra

    American singer and author, she is the eldest child of frank sinatra, her famous crooner father, and nancy sinatra, his wife.

  • Marguerite Yourcenar
    Marguerite Yourcenar

    Belgian writer and classical scholar, she was also the first woman to join l' academie francaise.

  • Lauren Gottlieb
    Lauren Gottlieb

    Lauren gottlieb is a professional dancer known for her appearances on the reality tv show 'so you think you can dance' and her roles in...

  • Torrey DeVitto
    Torrey DeVitto

    Torrey devitto is an american actress known for her roles in popular tv shows such as pretty little liars and chicago med.

  • Maria Menounos
    Maria Menounos

    American television personality, entertainment tonight correspondent, got her start in journalism as a reporter at channel one news.

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How old is someone born on June 08, 2006?


Someone born on June 08, 2006 is:

17 years 11 months old,

or 215 months and 19 days old,

or 937 weeks and 4 days old,

or 6563 days old,

Use our Age Calculator to know the age of a person given the birthdate.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on June 08, 2006?

There are 13 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday June 8th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on June 08, 2006?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on June 08, 2006.

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June 08, 2006: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on June 08, 2006:

  • Bjorn Wiinblad

    Bjorn Wiinblad was a Danish painter, designer, and artist known for his whimsical and colorful style.

  • Jaxon

    American illustrator and publisher, co-founded the rip off press (d. 2006).

  • Matta El Meskeen

    Egyptian monk, theologian, and author (b. 1919).

  • Robert Donner

    American actor (born 1931).

  • Abu Musab al Zarqaui
  • Peter Smithers
  • Jack Jackson
  • Matta el Maskine

What famous deaths happened on June 8th?

Famous deaths on June 8th:

  • Eunice Gayson
    Eunice Gayson

    Eunice Gayson was an English actress known for being the first Bond girl in the James Bond films.

  • Bertice Reading
    Bertice Reading

    Dutch actress moon in the gutter.

  • Andrew Jackson

    7th President of the United States known for his role in the Battle of New Orleans and the Indian Removal Act.

  • Anthony Bourdain

    Renowned chef, author, and television personality who hosted the travel and food shows 'Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations' and 'Parts...

  • Cloria Bourdain

    Cloria Bourdain was an American journalist, author, and television personality who was known for her work in food and travel journalism.

  • Donaldson Baxter

    Contributed significantly to the field of condensed matter physics.

  • Bubber Miley

    Legendary baseball pitcher known for his exceptional curveball.

  • Daysie Bray

    Renowned biologist known for her work on plant genetics.

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June 08, 2006: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on June 08, 2006:

  • World Ocean Day.
  • Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
  • Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
  • Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
  • Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
  • Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
  • Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
  • Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
  • Syria, virgin (at Troyes)

Saints celebrated on June 08, 2006:

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
  • saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
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June 08, 2006: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on June 08, 2006 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week June 5th and June 11th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


June 08, 2006: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on June 08, 2006 was Ridin' by Chamillionaire, according to the music chart for the week June 5th and June 11th.

June 08, 2006: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on June 08, 2006 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week June 5th and June 11th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Ridin'
  2. - Bad Day youtube
  3. - Promiscuous
  4. - Where'd You Go
  5. - SOS youtube

June 08, 2006: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on June 08, 2006 was I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom, according to the music chart for the week June 5th and June 11th.

June 08, 2006: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on June 08, 2006 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week June 5th and June 11th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)
  2. - Maneater
  3. - From Paris To Berlin
  4. - Crazy
  5. - Who Knew

June 08, 2006: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on June 08, 2006 was It's Goin' Down by Yung Joc, according to the R&B music chart for the week June 5th and June 11th.

June 08, 2006: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on June 08, 2006 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week June 5th and June 11th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - It's Goin' Down
  2. - Enough Cryin
  3. - What You Know
  4. - Torn
  5. - Snap Yo Fingers

June 08, 2006: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on June 08, 2006 was Hips Don't Lie by Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean, according to the Latin music chart for the week June 5th and June 11th.

June 08, 2006: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on June 08, 2006 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week June 5th and June 11th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Hips Don't Lie
  2. - Caile
  3. - Angelito
  4. - Down
  5. - Machucando

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June 08, 2006: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on June 08, 2006 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Shooter

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America

Fracture

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

Country: United States of America

Bridge to Terabithia

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gabor Csupo

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

The Kingdom

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

Country: United States of America

Mission: Impossible III

Release year: 2006

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

June 08, 2006: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on June 08, 2006 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Philip Alderton

Orange Roughies

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Chris Bailey

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Release year: 2006

High Hopes

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

Sable noir

Release year: 2006

June 08, 2006: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on June 08, 2006 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Poe Shadow by Matthew Pearl

The Poe Shadow

By:

"I present to. . . The truth about this man's life and death."Baltimore 1849. Edgar Allan Poe's body was buried in an unmarked grave.

I Say A Little Prayer by E. Lynn Harris

I Say A Little Prayer

By:

USA Today, Washington Post, New York Times BestsellerChauncey Grier, the suave, successful owner of Cute Boy Greeting Card Company never fails to attract the attention of men just like her.

Bad Twin by Gary Troup

Bad Twin

By:

Sometimes, evil can be a familiar face. . .Paul Artisan, P.I. A new breed of an old breed, a righter and someone who is driven to the bottom

Killer Instinct by Joseph Finder

Killer Instinct

By:

Jason Steadman, a sales executive aged thirty who lives in Boston and works for an electronics giant that is a rival to Sony and Panasonic.

Don'T Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings by Tyler Perry

Don'T Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings

By:

You can count on "Madea Mabel Simmons," star of the hit series Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea’s Family Reunion, to tell you one thing.

June 08, 2006: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on June 08, 2006 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Arabians Lost: The Engagement on Desert

Arabians Lost: The Engagement on Desert

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing video game, visual novel

Publisher: QuinRose & Prototype

Beatmania IIDX 13 Distorted

Beatmania IIDX 13 Distorted

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: KCET

Bullet Witch

Bullet Witch

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter Action

Publisher: JP AQ Interactive; NA Atari; EU Atari; AUS Codemasters

Blue Dragon

Blue Dragon

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Platform: Xbox Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox 360 Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable Wii PlayStation 3

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Activision

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Who was the US President on June 08, 2006?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 08, 2006?

On June 08, 2006 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about June 8th?

June 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of June. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on June 8th, such as:

  • 2019 - Syrian civil war, northwestern syria offensive. abdul baset al-sarout is a jaysh al-izza commander and the "singer" of the revolution. he was also the former goalkeeper for syria's national football team.
  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests israeli troops use tear gas and live rounds to kill four civilians and injure over 600 others.
  • 2017 - 2017 north korean missile test: north korea tests several missiles that are believed to be anti-ship weapon missiles. this test occurs immediately after south korea has suspended further deployments of the thaad antimissile system.

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What happened in 2006?

2006 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Sydney, Australia experiences the hottest New Year's Day ever recorded. The temperature reached 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit), sparking bushfires, and power outages.
  • A coal mine explosion in Sago, West Virginia kills 12 miners and leaves one in critical condition.
  • In the Sago Mine Disaster, near Buckhannon West Virginia, USA, twelve dead coal miners were found along with one survivor.

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What was the calendar for June 2006?

June 2006 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with June being the 6th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how June 2006 calendar looked like.

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