Friday May 12, 2006
US date format: 5/12/2006, UK date format: 12/5/2006
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 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 May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna.
In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits.
Red Road, directed by Andrea Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Cobra Ii by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching High Hopes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing College Hoops 2K7 or Bomberman Land Touch!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 12, 2006?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
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- Mass unrest by the Primeiro Comando da Capital begins in Sao Paulo (Brazil), leaving at least 150 dead.
- Iranian Azeris interpret a cartoon published in an Iranian magazine as insulting, resulting in massive riots throughout the country.
- Eight bombs explode in a coordinated strike in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. Three people are killed and 48 are wounded. No group has yet claimed responsibility. (AP)
- 200 people are killed in an oil blast in Ilado, Nigeria. (AB via AmBC News), (BBC)
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- Hussein Maziq: Prime Minister of Libya (Born 1918).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 12, 2006?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- T.I. - What You Know
- Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
- Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
- Shawnna - Gettin' Some
- Kirk Franklin - Looking For You
- Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne - Gimme That
- Mary J. Blige Featuring Brook-Lyn - Enough Cryin
- Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Lil Peanut & Charlay - Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It
- Busta Rhymes - Touch It
- Avant - 4 Minutes
Top #1 Latin songs
- Anais - Lo Que Son Las Cosas
Sport Games on May 12, 2006
Division 2Football (France)
- Bastia - Chateauroux : 1 - 4
- Caen - Creteil : 3 - 1
- Dijon - Valenciennes : 2 - 0
- Grenoble - Amiens : 3 - 0
- Gueugnon - Brest : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 12If May 12, 2006 is your birthday you're 14 years, 2 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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