Friday June 09, 2006

US date format: 6/9/2006, UK date format: 9/6/2006

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 9, 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 June people in US were listening to Ridin' by Chamillionaire. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. Monster House, directed by Gil Kenan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while I Say A Little Prayer by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drop Dead Gorgeous. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007 or Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2006, at June 09 across the years or at June 2006 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 09, 2006?


Holidays

  • Saint Efrem=Saint Ephraim, deacon, Doctor of the Church
  • Blessed Diana d'Andalo
  • Saint Pelagia, virgin, martyr [BLS]
  • Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr [BLS]
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Events

  • The first Kazakh space satellite ''KazSat'' is launched.
  • Former Beatle Paul McCartney turns 64 after writing ampquotWhen I'm Sixty-Fourampquot at age 16.
  • Seven Palestinian civilians, including women and three children, are killed in an explosion on a beach in the Gaza Strip crowded by holiday makers, sparking an intense international debate as for its cause. (Ynet),(Guardian),(The Australian),(Reuters),(Haaretz),(Süddeutsche Zeitung),(New York Times), (BBC)
  • Disney/Pixar's new film ''Cars'' opens worldwide (except in UK)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Country: United States of America

Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Country: United States of America

Inside Man

Inside Man

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States of America

Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee

Directed by: Doug Atchison

Starring: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong

Triad Election

Triad Election

Directed by: Johnnie To

Starring: Louis Koo, Simon Yam, Nick Cheung, Ka Tung Lam

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 09, 2006?
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Top #5 R&B songs

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

Top #5 Latin songs

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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Directed by: Philip Alderton

Orange Roughies

Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

High Hopes

High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Sable noir

Sable noir

How old am I?

If June 9th, 2006 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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I Say A Little Prayer by E. Lynn Harris

I Say A Little Prayer

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A USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post BestsellerChauncey Greer, the suave and successful owner of the Cute Boy Greeting Card Company, never wants for the attention of guys just as

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Blink

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In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.

Dispatches From The Edge by Anderson Cooper

Dispatches From The Edge

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Few people have witnessed more scenes of chaos and conflict around the world than Anderson Cooper, whose groundbreaking coverage on CNN has changed the way we watch the news.

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Freakonomics

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Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

The Poe Shadow by Matthew Pearl

The Poe Shadow

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“I present to you . . . the truth about this man’s death and my life.”Baltimore, 1849. The body of Edgar Allan Poe has been buried in an unmarked grave.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chameleon: To Dye For! Chamelon Kameleon

Chameleon: To Dye For! Chamelon Kameleon

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Starfish SD UFO Interactive 505 Games Tommo Inc.

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Star Wars: Lethal Alliance II

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ubisoft

ATV Offroad Fury 4

ATV Offroad Fury 4

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Bionicle Heroes

Bionicle Heroes

Platform: Game Boy Advance; GameCube; J2ME; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; PlayStation 2; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive; Square Enix (digital)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • A.F.L.-C.I.O. Files a Trade Complaint Against China's Labor Practices The complaint asked President Bush to penalize China, asserting that it violates workers' rights. [..]
  • Caleb D. Hammond, 90, Who Led Family's Map-Making Business Into Digital Age, Dies Caleb D. Hammond Jr. was president of C. S. Hammond & Company, the map makers, from 1948 to 1974. [..]
  • See all financial news of June 9th, 2006

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $59.89
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $61.18
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $22.15
  • General Electric GE: opens at $34.60
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $77.33

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 113.97 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.105 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.231 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0092 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 144.01 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 09, 2006?

On June 09, 2006 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is June 09, 2006?

On June 09, 2006 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 09, 2006?

On June 09, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 09, 2006?

On June 09, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 09, 2006?

On June 09, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on June 09, 2006?

Famous people died on June 09, 2006 include, Drafi Deutscher.

What was the number one song in June 09, 2006?

The number one song in the week of June 09, 2006 was Ridin' by Chamillionaire in US and I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom in UK.

What were the top hits on June 09, 2006?

The top hits on June 09, 2006 were Ridin' by Chamillionaire, Bad Day by Daniel Powter, Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado in US and I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom, Maneater by Nelly Furtado, From Paris To Berlin by Infernal in UK.


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