Sunday February 12, 2006: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 2/12/2006, UK date format: 12/2/2006

February 12th, 2006 was the 43rd day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aquarius. The day of the week was Sunday.

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 For Laci by Sharon Rocha was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Lotte. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auto Assault or Big Bumpin'.

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.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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February 12, 2006 Events

What happened on February 12, 2006?

Historical Events

  • Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister, creates a political storm when he compares himself to Jesus Christ.
  • In Pella, Greece, you will find a royal tomb dating back to the 2nd or third century BC. This is the largest Greek burial ground to be found. This announcement is made just a few days following the discovery of the Egyptian tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
  • The British tabloid The News of the World released a 2004 video showing the beating and repeated kicking of four teenage girls in Iraq with batons by British soldiers. The commentary of the cameraman encourages the soldiers to continue. The Ministry of Defence started an investigation. On 13 February, one man was arrested and two others were taken into custody on 14 February.
  • According to reports, the United States military strategists are planning a major military bombing campaign against Iranian nuclear facilities as a "last resort" if diplomatic efforts fail to convince Iran of their intentions to acquire a nuclear weapon.
  • The 2006 North American blizzard dumps 27 inches of snow in New York City. It also closes major airports and leaves 200,000 without power in Washington D.C., Baltimore, Maryland.

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See also

What happened on February 12 in history? Find out the list of February 12th major events

What was 2006 famous for? Discover everything about 2006


February 12, 2006 Famous Birthdays

Other February 12th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If February 12, 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 12.

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February 12, 2006 Famous Deaths

Who died on February 12, 2006?

Other February 12th famous deaths

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February 12, 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

Personality of February born

Chinese Zodiac

Dog chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dog

Element: Fire

Dog personality

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Can the numbers in February 12, 2006 reveal something about your future ? Find out


February 12, 2006 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was February 12, 2006?

The day of the week was Sunday.

February 12th marks the 42nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2006.

There are 322 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


February 12, 2006 Holidays and Observances

What is special on February 12, 2006?


  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
  • National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
  • Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.


  • International Day for the Prevention of Violent Extremism as and when Conducive to Terrorism


  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Saint Damian of Alexandria
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Music charts

What was the number one song on February 12, 2006? Which were the top hits on February 12, 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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For Laci by Sharon Rocha

For Laci


Laci Rocha Peterson was 8 months pregnant. Amy last saw her in the afternoon on December 23, 2002.

Night by Elie Wiesel



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Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner



What is more dangerous: a gun, or a swimming-pool? What does sumo wrestlers and schoolteachers have in common What does it really matter how much parents are important? These are not the typical questions an economist would ask.

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.

The Hostage by W. E. B. Griffin

The Hostage


W.E.B.'s second novel. Griffin's second novel in W.E.B.'s bestselling series sees Presidential Agent Charley Castillo investigating death of American diplomat in Argentina, kidnapping of diplomat's wife and a

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on February 12th, 2006 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Auto Assault

Auto Assault

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action MMOG

Publisher: NCSOFT

Big Bumpin'

Big Bumpin'

Platform: Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing, Action

Publisher: King Games

Aircraft Powerpack

Aircraft Powerpack

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Wild Hare, 2wg Media

Just Cause

Just Cause

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Square Enix Eidos Interactive (2006–2010)

Curious George

Curious George

Platform: Xbox Nintendo GameCube Game Boy Advance PlayStation 2 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Namco Vivendi Games


February 12, 2006 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for February 12, 2006 is Full Moon.

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Sport Games on February 12, 2006

Sport Games on February 12, 2006

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Lecce : 0 - 0
  • Empoli - Palermo : 0 - 1
  • Inter - Juventus : 1 - 2
  • Livorno - Fiorentina : 2 - 0
  • Parma - Ascoli : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of February 12, 2006

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Genk - Gent : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Nurnberg : 2 - 1
  • FC Koln - Dortmund : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Paderborn : 0 - 2
  • Cottbus - Siegen : 1 - 0
  • Freiburg - Offenbach : 2 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - Braunschweig : 0 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Burghausen : 1 - 1
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