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..

You can also have a look at the year 2006, at July 16 across the years or at July 2006 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 16, 2006?


Holidays

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Events

  • 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)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Country: United States of America

Clerks II

Clerks II

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

Country: United States of America

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane

Mission: Impossible III

Mission: Impossible III

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 16, 2006?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - It's Goin' Down
  2. - Snap Yo Fingers
  3. - Torn
  4. - So What
  5. - Me & U

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Hips Don't Lie
  2. - Down
  3. - Angelito
  4. - Caile
  5. - Machucando

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Eureka

Eureka

Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Directed by: Philip Alderton

Orange Roughies

Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

Foursome

Foursome

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

How old am I?

If July 16th, 2006 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Black Order by James Rollins

Black Order

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A sinister fire in a Copenhagen bookstore ignites a relentless hunt across four continents. Arson and murder reveal an insidious plot to steal a Bible that once belonged to Charles Darwin.

A Heckuva Job by Calvin Trillin

A Heckuva Job

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Somehow, despite everything Calvin Trillin wrote about the Bush Administration in Obliviously On He Sails, his 2004 bestseller in verse, George W.

On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn

On the Way to the Wedding

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A funny thing happened ...Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton believes in true love. And he is convinced that when he finds the woman of his dreams, he will know in an instant that she is the one.

Beach Road by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Beach Road

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Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world …

The One Percent Doctrine by Ron Suskind

The One Percent Doctrine

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind takes you deep inside America's real battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists -- a game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blast Factor

Blast Factor

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Battle Stadium D.O.N

Battle Stadium D.O.N

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Commandos: Strike Force

Commandos: Strike Force

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Bounty Hounds

Bounty Hounds

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Namco

Tetris DS

Tetris DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • 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.


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