Monday June 19, 2006

US date format: 6/19/2006, UK date format: 19/6/2006

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 19, 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 June people in US were listening to Hips Don't Lie by Shakira. In UK I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom was in the top 5 hits. The Devil Wears Prada, directed by David Frankel, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2006 while The Hard Way by Lee Child was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Corvette Evolution GT or Saints Row.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 19, 2006?


Holidays

  • Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.

Events

  • A meteor show is observed in various places in Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Prime ministers of several northern European nations participate in a ceremonial ''laying of the first stone'' at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway.
  • Kathleen Blanco, the Governor of the U.S. state of Louisiana, calls in the Louisiana National Guard to patrol the streets of New Orleans following six deaths on the preceding weekend. (''Chicago Tribune'')
  • The United States Army charges three soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division 3rd Brigade Combat Team with murder in relation to the deaths of three men in custody in Iraq. (''USA Today'')
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada

Release year: 2006

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier, Emily Blunt

Country: United States of America

The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down

The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Paul Sapiano

Starring: Cricket Leigh, Kat Turner, John McGarr, Natalie Taylor

Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Lainie Kazan, Henry Cavill, Morgan Thompson, Sam Oz Stone

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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

Country: United States of America

Ira & Abby

Ira & Abby

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Robert Cary

Starring: Jennifer Westfeldt, Chris Messina, Jason Alexander, David Margulies

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 19, 2006?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - It's Goin' Down
  2. - Torn
  3. - Enough Cryin
  4. - Snap Yo Fingers
  5. - So What

Top #5 Latin songs

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

TV Series

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How old am I?

If June 19, 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

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Books

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The Hard Way by Lee Child

The Hard Way

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Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it

Don'T Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings by Tyler Perry

Don'T Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings

By:

If you can count on one thing from "Madea" Mabel Simmons, star of the smash hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea's Family Reunion, and Madea's Witness Protection, it's that

The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

The Devil Wears Prada

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A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses and the basis for the major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Freakonomics

By:

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

Digging To America by Anne Tyler

Digging To America

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Anne Tyler’s richest, most deeply searching novel–a story about what it is to be an American, and about Iranian-born Maryam Yazdan, who, after 35 years in this country, must finally come

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Corvette Evolution GT

Corvette Evolution GT

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo DS Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Valcon Games Black Bean Games

Saints Row

Saints Row

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ (2006-2013) Deep Silver (2013-present)

Justice League Heroes

Justice League Heroes

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment DC Comics Eidos Interactive

A Kiss for the Petals

A Kiss for the Petals

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Android, iOS, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Eroge, yuri, visual novel

Publisher: MangaGamer; St. Michael Girls' School; Yurin Yurin

Cloning Clyde

Cloning Clyde

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), Windows (Steam)

Genre: Side-scroller, Platformer

Publisher: Microsoft

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • Addenda Agency Seeks Alliance. [..]
  • In Heated Battle for AB Ports, Macquarie May Pony Up £2.7 Billion, Report Says A consortium led by Macquarie Bank of Australia is expected to offer nearly 2.7 billion pounds ($4.98 billion) for Associated British Ports in a move that would trump a 2.53 billion pound ($4.67 billion) bid from a Goldman Sachs consortium, The Times of London reported. [..]
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Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $58.77
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $57.83
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $22.14
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.83
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $78.06

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 115.47 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1205 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2401 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0057 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 145.2 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 19, 2006?

On June 19, 2006 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is June 19, 2006?

On June 19, 2006 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 19, 2006?

On June 19, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 19, 2006?

On June 19, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 19, 2006?

On June 19, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in June 19, 2006?

The number one song in the week of June 19, 2006 was Hips Don't Lie by Shakira in US and I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom in UK.

What were the top hits on June 19, 2006?

The top hits on June 19, 2006 were Hips Don't Lie by Shakira, Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado, It's Goin' Down by Yung Joc in US and I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) by Sandi Thom, Maneater by Nelly Furtado, From Paris To Berlin by Infernal in UK.