Sunday January 22, 2006: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 1/22/2006, UK date format: 22/1/2006

January 22nd, 2006 was the 22nd day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aquarius. The day of the week was Sunday.

The number one song in US was Grillz by Nelly. That's My Goal by Shayne Ward was #1 song in the UK.

The Illusionist, directed by Neil Burger, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2006 while For Laci by Sharon Rocha was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Classical Destinations. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cooking Mama or Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures.

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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January 22, 2006 Events

What happened on January 22, 2006?

Historical Events

  • British diplomats were accused of spying for Russia with fake rocks.
  • After explosions at two Russian gas pipelines, the North Ossetian Republic in Russia caused gas supplies to Georgia and Armenia to be suspended.
  • Kobe Bryant scored 81 points against Toronto Raptors. This is the second-highest score in NBA history after Wilt Chamberlain’s 100.

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What happened on January 22 in history? Find out the list of January 22nd major events

What was 2006 famous for? Discover everything about 2006


January 22, 2006 Famous Birthdays

Other January 22nd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If January 22, 2006 is your birthday you are 17 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on January 22.

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January 22, 2006 Famous Deaths

Other January 22nd famous deaths

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January 22, 2006 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aquarius personality

Who should a Aquarius marry?

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius

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Chinese Zodiac

Dog chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dog

Element: Fire

Dog personality

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Can the numbers in January 22, 2006 reveal something about your future ? Find out


January 22, 2006 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was January 22, 2006?

The day of the week was Sunday.

January 22nd marks the 21st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2006.

There are 343 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


January 22, 2006 Holidays and Observances

What is special on January 22, 2006?


  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
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Music charts

What was the number one song on January 22, 2006? Which were the top hits on January 22, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Grillz
  2. - Run It!youtube
  3. - Check On It
  4. - Don't Forget About Usyoutube
  5. - Photograph

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - That's My Goal
  2. - JCB Song
  3. - Hung Up
  4. - George Best - A Tribute
  5. - Nasty Girl

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Be Without You
  2. - Don't Forget About Usyoutube
  3. - Grillz
  4. - Unpredictable
  5. - I Think They Like Me

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Rompe
  2. - Rakata
  3. - Mayor Que Yo
  4. - Ella Y Yo
  5. - Ven Bailalo

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Illusionist

The Illusionist

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

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

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Classical Destinations

Classical Destinations

Release year: 2006

Wild Country

Wild Country

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Craig Strachan



Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Release year: 2005

The Book of Daniel

The Book of Daniel

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2006?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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For Laci by Sharon Rocha

For Laci


Laci Rocha Peterson was 8 months pregnant. Amy last saw her in the afternoon on December 23, 2002.

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code


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.

Just Rewards by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Just Rewards


The dramatic conclusion to the story that began with Emma Harte, A Woman of Substance and four women at crossroads is now from the blockbuster bestseller author.

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell



Malcolm Gladwell revolutionized how we see the world in his bestseller The Tipping Point. He revolutionizes how we see the world with Blink.

The Year Of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

The Year Of Magical Thinking


A stunning book by one of America's most iconic writers. Joan Didion shares a deeply personal, yet universal experience. It is a portrait of a married life and a relationship.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on January 22nd, 2006 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cooking Mama

Cooking Mama

Platform: Nintendo DS iOS

Genre: Simulation, Mini-game

Publisher: JP Taito Corporation; NA Majesco Entertainment; PAL 505 Games

Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures

Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Driving

Publisher: THQ

Asphalt 3: Street Rules

Asphalt 3: Street Rules

Platform: Mobile phone (Java ME), N-Gage 2.0

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft



Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Mech simulator

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; WW Sega

The Ant Bully

The Ant Bully

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Midway Games


January 22, 2006 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for January 22, 2006 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on January 22, 2006

Sport Games on January 22, 2006

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Ascoli - Lecce : 2 - 0
  • Fiorentina - Messina : 2 - 0
  • Juventus - Empoli : 2 - 1
  • Livorno - Treviso : 1 - 1
  • Parma - Chievo : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 22, 2006

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Genk : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 22, 2006

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Saarbrucken : 3 - 0
  • Offenbach - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 3
  • Paderborn - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of January 22, 2006

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Alaves : 2 - 0
  • Betis - Valencia : 0 - 2
  • Getafe - Espanol : 5 - 0
  • La Coruna - Mallorca : 2 - 2
  • Malaga - Celta : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of January 22, 2006

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