Tuesday 15 August 2006US date format: 8/15/2006, UK date format: 15/8/2006
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie.
In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits.
Invincible, directed by Ericson Core, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Can'T Wait To Get To Heaven by Fannie Flagg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Dragon or Cabela's African Safari.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 August 2006 ?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
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- Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visits the Yasukuni Shrine, drawing many protests from around the region. (San Francisco Chronicle).
- Former U.S. President Gerald Ford is admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. (Reuters)
- The United Kingdom government is to seek Parliamentary approval to grant posthumous pardons for over 300 soldiers executed for cowardice during the First World War. The soldiers' families have long claimed that they were suffering from shell shock (Post traumatic stress disorder). (BBC)
- New Jersey Transit says that service has been suspended between New York's Penn Station and Secaucus due to a suspicious item found on the tracks east of the Secaucus junction. (WABC New York)
- 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
- Israel claims that Hezbollah fired 10 Katyusha rockets into Southern Lebanon with none reaching Israel. (''Associated Press'')
- The New Zealand Maori Queen, Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu dies aged 75 at her official residence of Turangawaewae Marae Ngaruawahia, ending her 40 year reign, the longest of any Maori monarch within the Kingitanga movement and causing hundreds of thousands to flock to the Central North Island to attend her funeral. (NZ Herald)
Sport Games on 15 August 2006
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Burton - Kidderminster : 1 - 1
- Dag and Red - Oxford : 0 - 1
- Exeter - Forest Green : 1 - 0
- Gravesend - Tamworth : 4 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2006 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Shoulder Lean - Young Dro Featuring T.I.
- Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
- Cassie - Me & U
- Pullin' Me Back - Chingy Featuring Tyrese
- Deja Vu - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
- (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me - Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole
- Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
- So What - Field Mob Featuring Ciara
- Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
- LeToya - Torn
Top #10 Latin songs
- Labios Compartidos - Mana
- Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
- Down - RKM & Ken-Y
- Angelito - Don Omar
- Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
- Estoy Con El Y Pienso En Ti - Anais
- La Botella - Mach & Daddy
- No, No, No - Thalia Featuring Anthony "Romeo" Santos
- Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?