Tuesday 16 May 2006US date format: 5/16/2006, UK date format: 16/5/2006
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nicole Chien and Grayson Chrisley.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna.
In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits.
Pan's Labyrinth, directed by Guillermo del Toro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Velocity by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Orange Roughies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blades of Thunder 2 or Caesar IV.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 2006
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Which were the important events of 16 May 2006 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Nicole Chien: Filipina daughter of noted parent, her mother is singer/actress Lea Salonga who made a splash in the US in the play "Miss Saigon: and her husband Robert Chien.
- Grayson Chrisley: Reality Star.
- The United States releases a list of 759 former and current inmates of the Guantánamo Bay prison camp in Cuba after a Freedom of Information Act action was filed by the Associated Press. (The Age)
- Darfur conflict: The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously to initiate the process which would lead to a UN peacekeeping force relieving the beleaguered African Union peacekeepers in the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan. The Government of Sudan opposes the move. (VoA)
- Italian centre-left leader Romano Prodi is given the mandate to form a new government by President Giorgio Napolitano. Prodi is supposed to present his list of ministers on May 17. (BBC)
- At least 23 people have been killed in a shooting and bombing attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, police say. (BBC)
- Mark Inglis, a New Zealander, became the first double-amputee to climb Mount Everest
- A British-Ugandan team reports a substantial reduction in glacial cover atop the Rwenzori Mountains in Central Africa, attributable to increases in air temperature over the past four decades. This ampquotMountains of the Moonampquot, according to 2nd Century geographer Ptolemy, is one of the sources of the Nile, and is projected in the study to disappear in two decades. (BBC)
- A tattooed mummy of a woman in her late 20s of the Moche tribe from 1,500 years ago is found near Trujillo, Peru. (BBC)
Sport Games on 16 May 2006
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Osasuna - Valencia : 2 - 1
- Sevilla - Real Madrid : 4 - 3
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2006 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- T.I. - What You Know
- Enough Cryin - Mary J. Blige Featuring Brook-Lyn
- Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down
- Ne-Yo - When You're Mad
- Gimme That - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne
- Shawnna - Gettin' Some
- Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
- Kirk Franklin - Looking For You
- Avant - 4 Minutes
- Ridin' - Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
Top #10 Latin songs
- Lo Que Son Las Cosas - Anais
- Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
- Down - RKM & Ken-Y
- Caile - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Machucando - Daddy Yankee
- Noche De Sexo - Wisin & Yandel Featuring Aventura
- Un Beso - Aventura
- Daddy Yankee - Rompe
- Mariano Barba - Aliado Del Tiempo
- Conjunto Primavera - Algo De Mi
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
By Bloomberg News. [..]
President Bush is scheduled to sign into law on Wednesday an extraordinary deal for high-income people with retirement savings accounts. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $56.81
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $96.30
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $65.10
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.50
- 1 AUD = 0.9252 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.8486 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.2787 CHF
- 1 GBP = 2.0901 CAD
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?