Thursday April 20, 2006: on this day

About April 20th, 2006, in brief:

  • Historical events: May - Human Genome Project publishes last chromosome sequence in Nature's ''Nature.
  • Day of the week: April 20th, 2006 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Dog (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Jessica Lange, Luther Vandross
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: Bad Day by Daniel Powter
  • #1 UK song: Crazy by Gnarls Barkley
  • Popular movie: Mission: Impossible III directed by J.J. Abrams

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What day of the week was April 20, 2006?


April 20, 2006 was a Thursday and it was the 110th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 20, 2006 can also be written as 4/20/2006 in the US and as 20/4/2006 in UK and Europe.

April 20, 2006 in April 2006 calendar

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April 20, 2006: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on April 20, 2006:

  • May - human genome project publishes last chromosome sequence in nature's ''nature.
  • Sellapan ramanathan, the president of singapore, has "on the advice (lee hsien loong), dissolved parliament" in preparation for the 2006 general elections, which will be held on may 6.
  • Gazprom, russia's largest gas company, warns europe of a disruption in supply after reports that the uk government is hostile to centrica's takeover
  • April 2006 nepalese general strike: police in nepal open fire on protestors attempting to march into kathmandu. at least three people were killed and many more injured by the police. (reuters) the united nations condemned the "excessive and deadly use of force" by security forces against protesters, and other innocent bystanders.
  • Sri lankan civil war - the tamil tigers have ended peace negotiations, declaring that they are no longer viable indefinitely.
  • Scott crossfield, a famous american test pilot, is killed in an accident involving a cessna 210.
  • Under the antarctic ice shield, a vast river system connects several subglacial lakes.
  • The white house is open to chinese president hu jintao, who is welcomed by president george w. bush. an accredited journalist from the epoch times, a falun gong protester, interrupts hu's speech at the epoch times' arrival ceremony. he was then removed by the secret service. inadvertently calling the march of the volunteers the "national anthem of the republic of china", the announcer is in violation of protocol.
  • Volkswagen, a german automaker, is currently in negotiations for a restructuring plan to reduce costs and make the core unit more profitable.
  • Snyder rini was elected the new prime minister for the solomon islands. he took office in secret amid ongoing rioting against ethnic chinese.

April 20, 2006: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 20, 2006: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on April 20, 2006:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $64.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $69.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.04
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.80
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $81.65

Exchange Rates on April 20, 2006:

  • 1 USD = 117.47 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1396 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2781 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.011 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 144.66 JPY

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April 20, 2006: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 20th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 20, 2006: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 20, 2006 is Dog and the associated element is Fire.

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April 20, 2006: What was the moon phase on that day?


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44%

The moon phase on April 20, 2006 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 20, 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 April 20, 2006 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 44% full, rising at 02:12 am and setting at 12:22 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 13, 2006 while the next full moon would come on May 13, 2006.

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Who was born on April 20, 2006?


Famous people born on April 20, 2006:

  • Yasin Özcan

Whose famous birthday is on April 20th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 20th:

  • Jessica Lange
    Jessica Lange

    American academy award winning actress, who started her film career in 1976 with the remake of king kong.

  • Luther Vandross
    Luther Vandross

    Luther vandross was a renowned r&b singer known for his smooth and soulful voice, and for hits like 'never too much' and 'dance with my...

  • Andy Serkis
    Andy Serkis

    Andy serkis is an english actor known for his groundbreaking motion-capture performances in iconic roles such as gollum in the lord of the...

  • Carmen Electra
    Carmen Electra

    American actress who made a successful career replacing stars like pamela anderson lee and jenny mccarthy of mtvaeur(tm), which has seen her...

  • Edie Sedgwick
    Edie Sedgwick

    American model with amazing eyes and great legs.

  • Shemar Moore
    Shemar Moore

    American actor, former fashion model.

  • Ryan O'Neal
    Ryan O'Neal

    After starting his career as a stuntman in the movie industry, he became an actor on tv and screen.

  • Crispin Glover
    Crispin Glover

    American actor, known for being one of hollywood's most famous oddballs, dada renaissance men, iconoclast auteurs, absurdist entrepreneurs,...

  • Veronica Cartwright
    Veronica Cartwright

    Veronica cartwright is an english-american actress known for her roles in alien, the birds, and invasion of the body snatchers.

  • George Takei
    George Takei

    American actor, director, and author.

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How old is someone born on April 20, 2006?


Someone born on April 20, 2006 is:

18 years 2 months old,

or 218 months and 1 day old,

or 948 weeks and 1 day old,

or 6637 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 20, 2006?

There are 303 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday April 20th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 20, 2006?

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April 20, 2006: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 20, 2006:

  • Katherleen Antonelli

    Katherleen Antonelli was a pioneering computer programmer who worked on the ENIAC, one of the first general-purpose electronic computers.

  • Ica Buffalino

    Ica Buffalino was an Italian dancer and choreographer who performed with several renowned dance companies.

  • Wolfgang Unzicker
  • Xavier Dupré Raventós
  • Roberto Menghi
  • Maurice de Gandillac
  • Miguel Zacarías

What famous deaths happened on April 20th?

Famous deaths on April 20th:

  • Benny Hill
    Benny Hill

    British comedian, who was well-known for his funny and humorous style.

  • Alan Dale
    Alan Dale

    American singer (born 1925).

  • Christian X
    Christian X

    King of denmark (1912-1947), dies aged 76.

  • Galdino Balthazar

    Brazilian indigenous leader and activist who fought for the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon rainforest.

  • Idrissa Deby

    Former President of Chad.

  • Briyan Stoker

    Irish author known for his Gothic novel Dracula.

  • Marl Stoker

    Irish author best known for his Gothic novel 'Dracula'.

  • Felcia Farr

    American actress known for her roles in classic films and television shows.

  • Madylyn Pugh

    Co-creator of the 'I Love Lucy' show.

  • Zakariyah Deby

    Former President of Chad.

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April 20, 2006: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 20, 2006:

  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
  • Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
  • April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
  • Ridván begins at sunset (Bahá'f Faith).

Observances on April 20, 2006:

  • Chinese Language Day

Saints celebrated on April 20, 2006:

  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Saint Theotimus (died 407)
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April 20, 2006: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 20, 2006 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 17th and April 23rd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


April 20, 2006: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 20, 2006 was Bad Day by Daniel Powter, according to the music chart for the week April 17th and April 23rd.

April 20, 2006: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on April 20, 2006 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 17th and April 23rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Bad Day youtube
  2. - Temperature youtube
  3. - What You Know
  4. - You're Beautiful youtube
  5. - Be Without You

April 20, 2006: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on April 20, 2006 was Crazy by Gnarls Barkley, according to the music chart for the week April 17th and April 23rd.

April 20, 2006: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on April 20, 2006 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 17th and April 23rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Crazy
  2. - So Sick youtube
  3. - No Tomorrow
  4. - One
  5. - Nature's Law

April 20, 2006: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on April 20, 2006 was What You Know by T.I., according to the R&B music chart for the week April 17th and April 23rd.

April 20, 2006: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on April 20, 2006 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week April 17th and April 23rd. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - What You Know
  2. - Be Without You
  3. - Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It
  4. - Unpredictable
  5. - Temperature youtube

April 20, 2006: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on April 20, 2006 was Lo Que Son Las Cosas by Anais, according to the Latin music chart for the week April 17th and April 23rd.

April 20, 2006: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on April 20, 2006 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week April 17th and April 23rd. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Lo Que Son Las Cosas
  2. - Llame Pa' Verte
  3. - Machucando
  4. - Rompe
  5. - Lo Que Me Gusta A Mi

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April 20, 2006: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 20, 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:

High Hopes

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

Sable noir

Release year: 2006

Conviction

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

Tierra de Pasiones

Release year: 2006

Directed by: José Benavides Jr

Lotte

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Julius Schultheiß

April 20, 2006: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on April 20, 2006 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Black

Black

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

25 To Life

25 To Life

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

American McGee presents: Bad Day L.A.

American McGee presents: Bad Day L.A.

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, Third person shooter

Publisher: The Mauretania Import Export Company

Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War

Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Warhammer: Mark of Chaos

Warhammer: Mark of Chaos

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Deep Silver

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Who was the US President on April 20, 2006?

On April 20, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 20, 2006?

On April 20, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 20, 2006?

On April 20, 2006 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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Back in 2006

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What is special about April 20th?

April 20th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 20th day of the month of April. 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 April 20th, such as:

  • 2019 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). seven people are killed in kabul when suicide bombers and gunmen storm the communications ministry.
  • 2018 - Syrian civil war: isil accepts control of yarmouk camp, southern damascus, to the syrian army in exchange for safe passage into isil-held territory within the syrian desert. this brings the predominantly palestinian refugee area under government control for first time since 2012.
  • 2017 - After a man opened fire on police officers at central paris' champs-elysees, one policeman was killed and the other critically injured. a gunman attempted to flee but was shot and killed, while another person was injured. although isil claims responsibility, the claim is disputed. francois hollande, president of france, says all evidence points to a terrorist attack. (abc news america via yahoo!) (bbc),

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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 April 2006?

April 2006 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th 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.

Discover how April 2006 calendar looked like.

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