Saturday February 18, 2006: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 2/18/2006, UK date format: 18/2/2006

February 18th, 2006 was the 49th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aquarius. The day of the week was Saturday.

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 Confessions Of A Video Vixen by Karrine Steffans was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Tierra de Pasiones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atlantis Sky Patrol or Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine.

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 18, 2006 Events

What happened on February 18, 2006?

Historical Events

  • Yusuf Mwawa, former Malawian Minister for Education and leader of the anti-corruption campaign in Malawi, was sentenced to five year imprisonment for fraud and corruption.
  • Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's president, threatens to cut off oil supplies following claims by Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States of America that Venezuelan government is "one of the greatest problems" in the region.
  • Nine foreign workers are kidnapped in Nigeria by the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta Rebels
  • Children's WB has Episodes of Coconut Fred’s Fruit Salad Island and Viewtiful Joe. Also, Loonatics Unleashed, Pokemon Advanced Battle, Johnny Test, and Yu-Gi-Oh! : Dawn of the Duel
  • France orders mass vaccination of domestic fowl in response to the discovery of infected duck near Lyon. (Reuter.) The virus was first detected in Egypt. People's Daily Online: India confirms that the virus caused the deaths of 50 000 chickens in Maharashtra's recent days. (Xinhua).Iraq reports a second fatality.
  • France orders mass vaccination of domestic fowl after discovering an infected duck near Lyon.
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February 18, 2006 Famous Birthdays

Other February 18th famous birthdays

  • John Travolta

    American actor who rose to fame as Vinnie Barbarino, a TV and stage star.

  • Japanese conceptual artist, musician and designer, as well as composer, poet, and performer.

  • American rapper and record producer.

  • Matt Dillon

    American actor, who made his film debut in 1978 as a teenager with "Over the Edge," followed by "My Bodyguard", and "Little Darlings".

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February 18, 2006 Famous Deaths

Who died on February 18, 2006?

Other February 18th famous deaths

  • Polish-French artist, the son of Polish painter and art historian Erick Klossowski and painter Elisabeth Dorothee Spiro, encouraged with his...

  • American sci-fi author whose first novel, "The Doomfarers of Coramonde", was published in 1977.

  • French filmmaker and anthropologist, considered to be one of the founders of cinA(c)ma-vA(c)ritA(c) in France, which shared the aesthetics...

  • American baseball legend with the Milwaukee Braves.

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February 18, 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

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Chinese Zodiac

Dog chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dog

Element: Fire

Dog personality

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February 18, 2006 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was February 18, 2006?

The day of the week was Saturday.

February 18th marks the 48th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2006.

There are 316 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


February 18, 2006 Holidays and Observances

What is special on February 18, 2006?


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Music charts

What was the number one song on February 18, 2006? Which were the top hits on February 18, 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

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Confessions Of A Video Vixen by Karrine Steffans

Confessions Of A Video Vixen


This emotional memoir, written by a former video vixen, "Superhead", is part tell-all and part cautionary tale. It goes beyond celebrity glamour to show the inner workings a hip-hop dancer.

Gone by Lisa Gardner



Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestseller and author of Alone, and The Killing Hour comes to you with a thrilling thriller ....

Night by Elie Wiesel



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Cell by Stephen King



This terrifying bestseller from Stephen King, #1 New York Times Bestseller, could make you the last call in your life. Now a major motion movie starring Samuel L.

Marley & Me by John Grogan

Marley & Me


This is the heartwarming story of a family who lost their dog to neurotic behavior.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Atlantis Sky Patrol

Atlantis Sky Patrol

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine

Platform: Windows, Linux

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Himalaya Studios

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Bass Pro Shops: Trophy Hunter 2007

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Publisher: Vivendi Games

Cake Mania

Cake Mania

Platform: Windows, Adobe Flash Player, Nintendo DS, Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Sandlot Games

Gears of War

Gears of War

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios


February 18, 2006 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for February 18, 2006 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on February 18, 2006

Sport Games on February 18, 2006

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Livorno - Inter : 0 - 0
  • Messina - Juventus : 2 - 2
  • Milan - Cagliari : 1 - 0
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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Lierse : 0 - 1
  • Gent - Mouscron : 0 - 0
  • Lokeren - St Truiden : 1 - 2
  • Standard - Cercle Brugge : 7 - 1
  • Waregem - Genk : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 18, 2006

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Werder Bremen : 0 - 1
  • Hannover - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
  • Hertha - Schalke 04 : 1 - 2
  • Kaiserslautern - Bielefeld : 2 - 0
  • Leverkusen - Duisburg : 3 - 2
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Betis : 5 - 1
  • Real Madrid - Alaves : 3 - 0
  • Sevilla - Celta : 1 - 0
  • Villarreal - Espanol : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of February 18, 2006

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