Thursday February 09, 2006: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 2/9/2006, UK date format: 9/2/2006

February 9th, 2006 was the 40th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aquarius. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was Check On It by Beyonce. Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was #1 song in the UK.

Shooter, directed by Antoine Fuqua, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2006 while Money Secrets by Dave Barry was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Lotte. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing or Contact.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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February 09, 2006 Events

What happened on February 09, 2006?

Historical Events

  • I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby is the former chief of staff of US Vice President Cheney. He tells federal grand juries that his superiors allowed him to provide secret information to reporters as part Bush's defense against intelligence used to justify invasion of Iraq.
  • Early results show that Rene Preval holds a clear lead in the Haitian general elections
  • The General Synod of the Church of England votes unanimously to apologize to Barbados' descendants of slaves. Two hundred years ago, the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts owned the Codrington Estates.
  • U.S. forces are looking for the attacker of USS Cole who escaped prison last Friday. Interpol reports that an al-Qaida operative, who was sentenced to death in 2000 for plotting to bomb the USS Cole, escaped last Friday with a group convicts from Sanaa in Yemen. (BBC). This isn't the first escapee. Ten other suspects were also released from Aden custody during April 2003.
  • The Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt announces the discovery of an intact tomb of the pharaonic in the Valley of the Kings. This is the first such discovery since the 1922 death of King Tutankhamun.
  • Turkey's police chief stated that 14 people were injured in a blast at an Internet café in Istanbul.
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What happened on February 09 in history? Find out the list of February 9th major events

What was 2006 famous for? Discover everything about 2006


February 09, 2006 Famous Birthdays

Other February 9th famous birthdays

See all famous people born on February 9th

How old am I?

If February 09, 2006 is your birthday you are 17 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on February 09.

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February 09, 2006 Famous Deaths

Who died on February 09, 2006?

Other February 9th famous deaths

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February 09, 2006 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aquarius personality

Who should a Aquarius marry?

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces

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Chinese Zodiac

Dog chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dog

Element: Fire

Dog personality

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Can the numbers in February 09, 2006 reveal something about your future ? Find out


February 09, 2006 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was February 09, 2006?

The day of the week was Thursday.

February 9th marks the 39th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2006.

There are 325 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


February 09, 2006 Holidays and Observances

What is special on February 09, 2006?


  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
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Music charts

What was the number one song on February 09, 2006? Which were the top hits on February 09, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Check On It
  2. - Grillz
  3. - Be Without You
  4. - Breaking Free
  5. - You're Beautifulyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Nasty Girl
  2. - Thunder In My Heart Again
  3. - Boys Will Be Boys
  4. - Check On It
  5. - Run It!

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

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2006

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

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

Country: United States of America

Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gabor Csupo

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

Country: United States of America

Find Me Guilty

Find Me Guilty

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage, Ron Silver, Alex Rocco

Country: United States of America

The Kingdom

The Kingdom

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Peter Berg

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Release year: 2006

Directed by: Julius Schultheiß

The Chaser's War on Everything

The Chaser's War on Everything

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Andrew Hansen

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

Country: Australia

Classical Destinations

Classical Destinations

Release year: 2006



Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Release year: 2005

Magazine Covers

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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Money Secrets by Dave Barry

Money Secrets


Ever wished you could understand money? Dave Barry also wishes he understood money. He hasn't let that stop him from writing this book.

Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent

Self-Made Man


The provocative and compelling account by a journalist of Norah Vincent's eighteen-month-long stint disguised as a man, Self-Made Man, became an instant media hit.

A Million Little Pieces by James Fre

A Million Little Pieces


Memoir: Frey spent six weeks in rehab at the age of 23; Oprah's Book Club was announced Sept. 2005; all new editions will include an author's note stating that Frey "EURoembellished many details?"EUR?.

At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks

At First Sight



The Hunt Club by John Lescroart

The Hunt Club


The Hunt Club was founded with Wyatt Hunt, a private investigator. Others have joined the Hunt Club with the common goal of obtaining justice.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing

Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing, platform

Publisher: NA Conspiracy Entertainment; EU Data Design Interactive



Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

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

Back to Stone

Back to Stone

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: EU Neko Entertainment / Big Ben Interactive; NA Graffiti Entertainment / O~3 Entertainment

Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC

The Cheetah Girls

The Cheetah Girls

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Buena Vista Games


February 09, 2006 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for February 09, 2006 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on February 09, 2006

Sport Games on February 09, 2006

Sport Games on February 09, 2006

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Montpellier - Valenciennes : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of February 09, 2006

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.55
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $69.21
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.95
  • General Electric GE: opens at $32.78
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $80.20

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 118.83 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1452 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2992 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0557 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 142.33 JPY

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