Friday February 17, 2006: on this day

February 17, 2006 was the 48th day of the year 2006, under the sign of Aquarius and the day of the week was Friday.

Is February 17, 2006 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on February 17, 2006, who was born and died on February 17, 2006, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 17, 2006, which were the most popular songs (ex. Check On It by Beyonce), movies (e.g. Lucky Number Slevin, directed by Paul McGuigan), TV series (e.g. Tierra De Pasiones) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 17th, 2006 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was February 17, 2006?


February 17, 2006 was a Friday and it was the 48th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 17, 2006 can also be written as 2/17/2006 in the US and as 17/2/2006 in UK and Europe.

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February 17, 2006: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 17, 2006:

  • In the philippines, there is a massive mudslide. the death toll has been set at 1,126.
  • (msnbc) russian authorities have ordered the closure of a volgograd newspaper which published a cartoon depicting muhammad.
  • At least 11 protesters in libya are killed during riots against the muhammad cartoons. they were protesting outside the italian consulate at benghazi.
  • Joseph kony, leader of lord's resistance army, narrowly escapes assassination attempt by ugandan troops in sudan. as he flees to the democratic republic of the congo, several of his bodyguards are shot.
  • Brenton brown, a christian worship leader and songwriter, released his first solo album everlasting god.
  • 2006 southern leyte mudslide: more than 300 homes were buried in a mudslide that occurred in saint bernard, southern leyte (philippines). more than 1500 people remain missing and 300 are believed to have been killed.
  • Ehud olmert, interim israeli prime minister, postpones official discourse until sunday. this would prohibit palestinian movement between gaza and west bank, ban palestinians from working in israel, and prevent tax receipts from being transferred to the palestinian authority. amir peretz of the israeli labor party criticized all these measures following the victory by hamas over fatah in january 2006's legislative elections. (reuters) (ap).
  • A massive mudslide occurs in southern leyte, philippines; the official death toll is set at 1,126.

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February 17, 2006: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on February 17, 2006:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.37
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $70.31
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.73
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.35
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $80.91

Exchange Rates on February 17, 2006:

  • 1 USD = 118.18 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.151 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3106 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0465 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 140.96 JPY

February 17, 2006: What were the main match results that day?

Jupiler League - Football (Belgium)

  • Anderlecht - FC Brussels : 2 - 0

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • Braunschweig - Dresden : 1 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Freiburg : 1 - 1
  • Munich 1860 - Offenbach : 1 - 1

Division 2 - Football (France)

  • Amiens - Brest : 1 - 1
  • Clermont - Bastia : 2 - 0
  • Guingamp - Creteil : 0 - 0
  • Istres - Grenoble : 2 - 1
  • Laval - Le Havre : 0 - 0

Le Championnat - Football (France)

  • Lyon - Nantes : 3 - 1
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February 17, 2006: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 17th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and 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.

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February 17, 2006: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 17, 2006 is Dog and the associated element is Fire.

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Discover the planets positions on February 17th, 2006 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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February 17, 2006: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 17, 2006 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 17, 2006 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 17, 2006 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 76% full, rising at 09:01 pm and setting at 08:58 am.

The previous full moon was on Feb 13, 2006 while the next full moon would come on Mar 14, 2006.

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Who was born on February 17, 2006?


Famous people born on February 17, 2006:

  • Ihojan Pérez

Whose famous birthday is on February 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 17th:

  • Vicente Fernández
    Vicente Fernández

    Vicente Fernández is a Mexican singer, actor, and businessman who founded the successful Grupo Fernández conglomerate.

  • Paris Hilton
    Paris Hilton

    American actress, socialite, and great-granddaughter to conrad hilton, founder, hilton hotels.

  • Brenda Fricker
    Brenda Fricker

    An Irish actress who won an Academy Award for her role in the film 'My Left Foot'.

  • Michael Jordan
    Michael Jordan

    American basketball legend, known as "best player alive" by many.

  • Michael Bay
    Michael Bay

    Michael bay is a film director and producer known for his high-octane, action-packed movies such as the transformers series and armageddon.

  • Raffi Ahmad
    Raffi Ahmad

    Raffi ahmad is an indonesian tv actor known for his work in various television shows and films.

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt
    Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    American actor.

  • Rene Russo
    Rene Russo

    Rene russo is an american actress known for her roles in popular films such as lethal weapon 3, outbreak, and the thomas crown affair.

  • Denise Richards
    Denise Richards

    Denise Richards is an American actress known for her roles in films such as 'Wild Things' and 'The World Is Not Enough'.

  • Chord Overstreet
    Chord Overstreet

    Chord overstreet is an american actor known for his role as sam evans on the tv show glee.

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February 17, 2006: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 18 years 2 months old,

or 218 months and 2 days old,

or 948 weeks

or 6636 days old,

if you were born on February 17, 2006.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old,

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 17, 2006?

There are 304 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday February 17th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 17, 2006?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on February 17, 2006.

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February 17, 2006: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on February 17, 2006:

  • Bill Cowsill

    Newport, rhode island -- rock guitarist / vocals (cowsills-we can fly).

  • Ray Barretto

    American jazz musician (d.2006).

  • Paul Carr
  • Jorge Mendonça
  • Romano Gandolfi
  • Jacques Baumel

What famous deaths happened on February 17th?

Famous deaths on February 17th:

  • Kathryn Grayson
    Kathryn Grayson

    American actress and singer who first appeared onscreen in 1940.

  • Donald Wolfit
    Donald Wolfit

    British distinguished thespian and manager, who brought shakespeare to the colonies, performed both entertaining and hammy roles in films.

  • Richard Briers
    Richard Briers

    British supporting actor, seen in film and tv comedy roles.

  • Dorothy Gibson
    Dorothy Gibson

    American singer and actress (d. 1946).

  • Nita Naldi
    Nita Naldi

    Actress (dr jekyll and mr hyde) dies at 63 from a heart attack.

  • Erik Rhodes
    Erik Rhodes

    American porn actor (d. 2012).

  • Verree Teasdale
    Verree Teasdale

    Actress (skyscraper souls).

  • Paul Stewart
    Paul Stewart

    Actor (opening night in cold blood, window).

  • Molière Jourdain

    French playwright and actor, best known for his play 'The Bourgeois Gentleman'.

  • Yaacov Agnon

    Nobel Prize-winning author known for his Hebrew literature.

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February 17, 2006: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on February 17, 2006:

  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
  • Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.

Observances on February 17, 2006:

  • Global Tourism Resilience Day

Saints celebrated on February 17, 2006:

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Saint Silvinus
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February 17, 2006: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 17, 2006 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week February 13th and February 19th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


February 17, 2006: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 17, 2006 was Check On It by Beyonce, according to the music chart for the week February 13th and February 19th.

February 17, 2006: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 17, 2006 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 13th and February 19th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

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

February 17, 2006: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 17, 2006 was Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm, according to the music chart for the week February 13th and February 19th.

February 17, 2006: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 17, 2006 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 13th and February 19th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Nasty Girl
  2. - Thunder In My Heart Again
  3. - Boys Will Be Boys
  4. - Check On It
  5. - Run It!

February 17, 2006: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on February 17, 2006 was Be Without You by Mary J. Blige, according to the R&B music chart for the week February 13th and February 19th.

February 17, 2006: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on February 17, 2006 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week February 13th and February 19th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Be Without You
  2. - Unpredictable
  3. - So Sick youtube
  4. - Check On It
  5. - Grillz

February 17, 2006: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on February 17, 2006 was Rompe by Daddy Yankee, according to the Latin music chart for the week February 13th and February 19th.

February 17, 2006: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on February 17, 2006 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week February 13th and February 19th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

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

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February 17, 2006: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 17, 2006 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

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

Shooter

Shooter

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America

Fracture

Fracture

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

February 17, 2006: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 17, 2006 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Tierra de Pasiones

Tierra de Pasiones

Release year: 2006

Directed by: José Benavides Jr

Lotte

Lotte

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

Pitbull

Pitbull

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

February 17, 2006: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 17, 2006 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

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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.

Memory In Death by J. D. Robb

Memory In Death

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J. D. Robb, #1 New York Times bestselling author, presents a riveting tale of suspense set 2059 New York City. Lieutenant Eve Dallas must navigate between her professional duties as well as her private demons.

Every Breath You Take by Judith McNaught

Every Breath You Take

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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.

Mary, Mary by James Patterson

Mary, Mary

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Someone is murdering Hollywood's A list. Her calling card was "You've got mail." While on family vacation, Alex Cross, an FBI agent, is asked to investigate the shooting death of a leading actress. An e-mail was sent to the Los …

The Hunt Club by John Lescroart

The Hunt Club

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The Hunt Club was founded with Wyatt Hunt, a private investigator. Others have joined the Hunt Club with the common goal of obtaining justice.

February 17, 2006: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on February 17, 2006 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

ARMA: Armed Assault

ARMA: Armed Assault

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: 505 Games Atari

Raving Rabbids

Raving Rabbids

Genre: Party

Publisher: Ubisoft

A-VCS-tec Challenge

A-VCS-tec Challenge

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: AtariAge

Bounty Hounds

Bounty Hounds

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Namco

Just Cause

Just Cause

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Square Enix Eidos Interactive (2006–2010)

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Who was the US President on February 17, 2006?

On February 17, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 17, 2006?

On February 17, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 17, 2006?

On February 17, 2006 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about February 17th?

February 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - After flybmi filed for bankruptcy, hundreds of european airline passengers were left homeless.
  • 2018 - 2018 oaxaca earthquakes: a military helicopter assessing the damage was carrying alejandro murat hinojosa, the governor of oaxaca, and alfonso navarrete prida (mexico's secretary for the interior). the helicopter crashes over jamiltepec killing 13 people. these are the only deaths related to the earthquake that have been reported. (cnn)earthquakes on the british isles: the strongest earthquake in the united kingdom in ten years occurs in swansea.
  • 2017 - Boko haram insurgency - seven suicide bombers explode after trying to attack a camp of displaced people in maiduguri (nigeria)

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What happened in 2006?

2006 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Sydney, Australia experiences the hottest New Year's Day ever recorded. The temperature reached 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit), sparking bushfires, and power outages.
  • A coal mine explosion in Sago, West Virginia kills 12 miners and leaves one in critical condition.
  • In the Sago Mine Disaster, near Buckhannon West Virginia, USA, twelve dead coal miners were found along with one survivor.

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What was the calendar for February 2006?

February 2006 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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