Saturday February 11, 2006: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 2/11/2006, UK date format: 11/2/2006

February 11th, 2006 was the 42nd day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aquarius. The day of the week was Saturday.

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 Teacher Man by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Lotte. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Stadium D.O.N or Billy the Wizard: Rocket Broomstick Racing.

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 11, 2006 Events

What happened on February 11, 2006?

Historical Events

  • U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot Harry Whittington in the face with an assault rifle on a ranch in south Texas.
  • Dick Cheney, Vice President of the United States accidentally shoots Harry Whittington and injures him while he hunts in Corpus Christi (Texas).
  • H5N1 Avian Flu Virus: Bulgaria, Greece and Italy Report their First Cases of H5N1 Infected Wild Birds. All swans are thought to have migrated from Russia within the past months.
  • Steve Fossett sets the world record for longest non-stop flight, unrefueled, when the Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer takes off from Bournemouth, England. The flight lasted 76 hours 45 minutes and covered 26,389.3 miles (42.469.46 km). After suffering an electrical fault, the aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing and only 200 lb (90kg) of fuel was left.
  • Due to digestive issues, Ariel Sharon, Israeli Prime Minister, has to have emergency surgery. His condition is critical.
  • Tokelau votes in a referendum that will determine whether it is a New Zealand territory or a state in Free Association with New Zealand.
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What happened on February 11 in history? Find out the list of February 11th major events

What was 2006 famous for? Discover everything about 2006


February 11, 2006 Famous Birthdays

Other February 11th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If February 11, 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 11.

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February 11, 2006 Famous Deaths

Who died on February 11, 2006?

Other February 11th famous deaths

  • Sylvia Plath

    American novelist and poet, known for her beautiful poetry and autobiographical novel, "aEURoeThe Bell Jar", which was published in 1963.

  • American journalist, editor and reporter for a west coast newspaper.

  • She is a French record-holder aviator and set her fifth world record at Istres in France on June 22, 1962.

  • Eleanor Powell

    American tap dancer Glenn Ford's wife, and tap dancer herself, is killed by cancer at the age of 69.

See all famous people who died on February 11th


February 11, 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 11, 2006 reveal something about your future ? Find out


February 11, 2006 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was February 11, 2006?

The day of the week was Saturday.

February 11th marks the 41st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2006.

There are 323 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


February 11, 2006 Holidays and Observances

What is special on February 11, 2006?


  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
  • Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
  • National Inventors' Day in the United States.


  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science
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Music charts

What was the number one song on February 11, 2006? Which were the top hits on February 11, 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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Teacher Man by Frank McCourt

Teacher Man


A book that is both enthralling and revealing about the life of a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a mega-bestselling author about teaching, about how one great storyteller found her voice.

Turning Angel by Greg Iles

Turning Angel


Penn Cage wins the most difficult case of his career and decides to stay in Southern California to raise his daughter in safety.

Confessions Of A Video Vixen by Karrine Steffans

Confessions Of A Video Vixen


This emotional memoir, written by a former video vixen, "Superhead", is part tell-all and part cautionary tale. It goes beyond celebrity glamour to show the inner workings a hip-hop dancer.

Our Endangered Values by Jimmy Carter

Our Endangered Values


President Jimmy Carter passionately defends the separation of church-state. He warns against fundamentalists who are intentionally blurring the boundaries between religion and politics.

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code


PREMIUM MASS Market Edition #1 Worldwide Bestseller - More Than 80 Million Copies Sold. The Da Vinci Code is an extraordinary reading experience that millions around the world have discovered.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battle Stadium D.O.N

Battle Stadium D.O.N

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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

Championship Manager 2006

Championship Manager 2006

Platform: PC, Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA

Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person action role-playing game

Publisher: Ubisoft


February 11, 2006 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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The moon phase for February 11, 2006 is Full Moon.

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Sport Games on February 11, 2006

Sport Games on February 11, 2006

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Lazio - Udinese : 1 - 1
  • Treviso - Chievo : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of February 11, 2006

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - Standard : 0 - 2
  • Cercle Brugge - Louvieroise : 1 - 0
  • Germinal - Waregem : 2 - 0
  • Lierse - Lokeren : 2 - 0
  • Mouscron - Anderlecht : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of February 11, 2006

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Stuttgart : 2 - 1
  • Duisburg - M'gladbach : 1 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Hannover : 0 - 1
  • Hamburg - Mainz : 1 - 0
  • Schalke 04 - Leverkusen : 7 - 4
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Real Madrid : 0 - 2
  • Cadiz - Sevilla : 0 - 4
  • Osasuna - Zaragoza : 1 - 1
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