Sunday July 16, 2006
US date format: 7/16/2006, UK date format: 16/7/2006
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 16, 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 July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado.
In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits.
Heavens Fall, directed by Terry Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Black Order by James Rollins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Eureka.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Stadium D.O.N or Commandos: Strike Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 16, 2006?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- It is reported that Tropical Storm Bilis killed at least 115 people when it hit southeastern China on Friday. (CNN)
- An Iraqi general claims that a suicide bombing in a Shiite cafe in northern Iraq has killed 25 people. (Newsday)
- 2006 Israel-Lebanon crisis:
- 25 Lebanese are killed in Israeli Air Force strikes in southern Lebanon. (BBC), (Ynet), Al-Jazeera, (Haaretz)
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 16, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean - Hips Don't Lie
- Nelly Furtado - Maneater
- Lily Allen - Smile
- Sandi Thom - I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)
- The Pussycat Dolls featuring Snoop Dogg - Buttons
Top #5 R&B songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean - Hips Don't Lie
- RKM & Ken-Y - Down
- Don Omar - Angelito
- Tito "El Bambino" El Patron - Caile
- Daddy Yankee - Machucando
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Carmakers Agree to Study a 3-Way Alliance General Motors, Renault and Nissan agreed to study whether they want to form an alliance that could change the shape of the global automobile industry. [..]
- Virginia Man Gets 150-Year Term in Child Pornography Case Gregory J. Mitchel pleaded guilty to charges involving the sexual exploitation of boys and the operation of illegal Web sites. [..]
- See all financial news of July 16th, 2006
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 16, 2006?
On July 16, 2006 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is July 16, 2006?
On July 16, 2006 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 16, 2006?
On July 16, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 16, 2006?
On July 16, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on July 16, 2006?
On July 16, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people died on July 16, 2006?
Famous people died on July 16, 2006 include, Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, Bob Orton.
What was the number one song in July 16, 2006?
The number one song in the week of July 16, 2006 was Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado in US and Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean in UK.
What were the top hits on July 16, 2006?
The top hits on July 16, 2006 were Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado, Hips Don't Lie by Shakira, Crazy by Gnarls Barkley in US and Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean, Maneater by Nelly Furtado, Smile by Lily Allen in UK.