Thursday February 23, 2006
US date format: 2/23/2006, UK date format: 23/2/2006
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on February 23, 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 February people in US were listening to Check On It by Beyonce.
In UK Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was in the top 5 hits.
American Dreamz, directed by Paul Weitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Lovers & Players by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Conviction.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing City Life or Wii.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 23, 2006?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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- Uganda holds a general election, the first multiparty election in 25 years. (Times Online) (BBC)
- 47 factory workers are forced off buses and shot at Nahrawan, near Baghdad.
- About 50 bullet-riddled bodies are found in Baghdad overnight.
- Al-Arabiya TV reporter Atwar Bahjat and her two crew are killed in Samarra.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 23, 2006?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 2006?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.01
- Apple AAPL: opens at $71.78
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.70
- General Electric GE: opens at $33.46
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $81.05
- 1 USD = 117.11 JPY
- 1 USD = 1.1525 CAD
- 1 USD = 1.3087 CHF
- 1 USD = 8.0455 CNY
- 1 EUR = 139.6 JPY
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 23, 2006?
On February 23, 2006 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is February 23, 2006?
On February 23, 2006 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 23, 2006?
On February 23, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 23, 2006?
On February 23, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on February 23, 2006?
On February 23, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people died on February 23, 2006?
Famous people died on February 23, 2006 include, Benno Besson, Telmo Zarraonaindia.
What was the number one song in February 23, 2006?
The number one song in the week of February 23, 2006 was Check On It by Beyonce in US and Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm in UK.
What were the top hits on February 23, 2006?
The top hits on February 23, 2006 were Check On It by Beyonce, You're Beautiful by James Blunt, Grillz by Nelly in US and Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm, Thunder In My Heart Again by Meck featuring Leo Sayer, Boys Will Be Boys by The Ordinary Boys in UK.