Thursday February 16, 2006: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 2/16/2006, UK date format: 16/2/2006

February 16th, 2006 was the 47th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aquarius. The day of the week was Thursday.

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.

Lucky Number Slevin, directed by Paul McGuigan, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2006 while The Closers by Michael Connell was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Tierra de Pasiones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing X-Men: The Official Game or Brave Story: New Traveler.

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 16, 2006 Events

What happened on February 16, 2006?

Historical Events

  • The United States Army has decommissioned the last Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, (MASH).
  • Oxfam has reported that hundreds of thousands are suffering from severe water shortages in Somalia and Kenya.
  • After the rains destroyed their shelters, thousands of refugees have become homeless in the Western Sahara.
  • Bolkestein directive: 391 MEP voted against the new directive (among others the Party of the European Left and the European Green Party) Despite the fact that current legislation favors the controversial "country-of-origin principle", it was not repealed as it had been at the root of the controversy surrounding the Polish plumber.
  • Hamas elects Ismail Haniya as the Prime Minister of Palestinian National Authority, following their victory in the Palestinian legislative elections.
  • Telephone recordings reveal that governors plot against Lydia Cacho, a journalist who exposed a network of pedophiles. These recordings contain conversations between Kamel Nacif Borge, a businessman, and Pablo Salazar Mendiguchia Mendiguchia (Chiapas), in which they plan for Lydia to be imprisoned and bribe prison guards so that she is raped upon her arrival.
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See also

What happened on February 16 in history? Find out the list of February 16th major events

What was 2006 famous for? Discover everything about 2006


February 16, 2006 Famous Birthdays

Other February 16th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If February 16, 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 16.

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February 16, 2006 Famous Deaths

Who died on February 16, 2006?

Other February 16th famous deaths

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February 16, 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 16, 2006 reveal something about your future ? Find out


February 16, 2006 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was February 16, 2006?

The day of the week was Thursday.

February 16th marks the 46th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2006.

There are 318 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


February 16, 2006 Holidays and Observances

What is special on February 16, 2006?


  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
  • Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)


  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
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Music charts

What was the number one song on February 16, 2006? Which were the top hits on February 16, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Check On It
  2. - You're Beautifulyoutube
  3. - Grillz
  4. - Be Without You
  5. - I'm N Luv (Wit A Stripper)

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. - So Sickyoutube
  4. - Check On It
  5. - Grillz

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Rompe
  2. - Contra Viento Y Marea
  3. - Ella Y Yo
  4. - Ven Bailalo
  5. - Rakata

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Lucky Number Slevin

Lucky Number Slevin

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

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

Country: United States of America



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

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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Tierra de Pasiones

Tierra de Pasiones

Release year: 2006

Directed by: José Benavides Jr



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

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 2006?

  • Time: Our superiority was once the envy of the world. But we are slacking off just as other countries are
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.862863
  • Wired: Wired - February, 2006
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Closers by Michael Connell

The Closers


Detective Harry Bosch is back at work in an unsolved case of murder.

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.

You'Re Wearing That? by Deborah Tannen

You'Re Wearing That?


Deborah Tannen's New York Times #1 Bestseller You Just Don't understand revolutionized communication between men and women. In her provocative, engaging, and most entertaining book yet, she tackles what

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.

Every Breath You Take by Judith McNaught

Every Breath You Take


Judith McNaught is a beloved author. She has crafted unforgettable characters, enticing romance and gripping suspense. McNaught has ten New York Times bestsellers and millions of loyal fans.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on February 16th, 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?

X-Men: The Official Game

X-Men: The Official Game

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Action, beat 'em up

Publisher: Activision

Brave Story: New Traveler

Brave Story: New Traveler

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Xseed Games

The Ant Bully

The Ant Bully

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Midway Games

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks (NA) Blast Entertainment (EU)

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 16, 2006 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for February 16, 2006 is Full Moon.

See Moon rising and setting times on February 16, 2006


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $59.90
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $69.99
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.84
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $80.68

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 117.59 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.157 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3097 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 139.99 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6842 GBP

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