Saturday April 15, 2006

US date format: 4/15/2006, UK date format: 15/4/2006

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 15, 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 April people in US were listening to Bad Day by Daniel Powter. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Over the Hedge, directed by Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Jesus Papers by Michael Baigent was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching High Hopes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DarkOrbit or Lost Planet (series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2006, at April 15 across the years or at April 2006 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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Events

  • New York City officially opens the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. Cost of construction was US$56 million.
  • 2006 European floods: The Danube rises to its highest level in more than a century. (CNN)
  • In a gunfight with the Afghani Police Force, the Taliban lose 41 fighters and the police lose 6. (National Nine News)
  • Two trains collide in Java, Indonesia, killing at least 13 people and injuring 26 others. (BBC)
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Movies

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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

Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Starring: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States of America

Lucky Number Slevin

Lucky Number Slevin

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Country: United States of America

After the Wedding

After the Wedding

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

The Illusionist

The Illusionist

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 15, 2006?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Be Without You
  2. - What You Know
  3. - Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It
  4. - So Sickyoutube
  5. - Unpredictable

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Lo Que Son Las Cosas
  2. - Lo Que Me Gusta A Mi
  3. - Llame Pa' Verte
  4. - Rompe
  5. - Machucando
Sport Games on April 15, 2006

Sport Games on April 15, 2006


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Juventus : 1 - 1
  • Chievo - Messina : 2 - 0
  • Empoli - Siena : 2 - 1
  • Lazio - Livorno : 3 - 1
  • Lecce - Udinese : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of April 15, 2006

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Beveren : 1 - 1
  • Genk - Lierse : 1 - 0
  • Gent - Charleroi : 2 - 2
  • Germinal - St Truiden : 4 - 0
  • Mouscron - Roeselare : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of April 15, 2006

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Bielefeld : 2 - 0
  • Duisburg - Hamburg : 0 - 2
  • Ein Frankfurt - Mainz : 0 - 0
  • Hertha - Dortmund : 0 - 0
  • Leverkusen - M'gladbach : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of April 15, 2006

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • La Coruna - Sevilla : 0 - 0
  • Mallorca - Alaves : 0 - 0
  • Sociedad - Santander : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 15, 2006

TV Series

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Classical Destinations

Classical Destinations

The Chaser's War on Everything

The Chaser's War on Everything

Directed by: Andrew Hansen

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

Country: Australia

Conviction

Conviction

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

Lotte

Lotte

Directed by: Julius Schultheiß

Tierra de Pasiones

Tierra de Pasiones

Directed by: José Benavides Jr

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Books

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The Jesus Papers by Michael Baigent

The Jesus Papers

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What if everything we have been told about the origins of Christianity is a lie?What if a small group had always known the truth and had kept it hidden .

Manhunt by James L. Swanson

Manhunt

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The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union cavalry and detectives on

Countdown by Iris Johansen

Countdown

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When it reaches zero, you die.#1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen sets her readers’ pulses racing once again in this relentless psychological thriller of a young woman caught in

Game of Shadows by Mark Fainaru-Wada, Lance Williams

Game of Shadows

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In the summer of 1998 two of baseball leading sluggers, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, embarked on a race to break Babe Ruth’s single season home run record.

A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore

A Dirty Job

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Charlie Asher is a pretty normal guy with a normal life, married to a bright and pretty woman who actually loves him for his normalcy.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

DarkOrbit

DarkOrbit

Platform: Web Browser

Genre: Space-Action

Publisher: Bigpoint

Black

Black

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Lost Planet (series)

Lost Planet (series)

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Championship Manager 2007

Championship Manager 2007

Platform: PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Mac OS X

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Virtual Programming (Mac)

Wii

Wii

Platform: Wii Wii U

Genre: Simulation video games minigame compilations music video games fitness games web mapping

Publisher: Nintendo

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 15, 2006?

On April 15, 2006 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is April 15, 2006?

On April 15, 2006 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 15, 2006?

On April 15, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 2006?

On April 15, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 15, 2006?

On April 15, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in April 15, 2006?

The number one song in the week of April 15, 2006 was Bad Day by Daniel Powter in US and Crazy by Gnarls Barkley in UK.

What were the top hits on April 15, 2006?

The top hits on April 15, 2006 were Bad Day by Daniel Powter, Temperature by Sean Paul, You're Beautiful by James Blunt in US and Crazy by Gnarls Barkley, So Sick by Ne-Yo, No Tomorrow by Orson in UK.


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