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..

You can also have a look at the year 2006, at February 23 across the years or at February 2006 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 23, 2006?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Starring: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States of America

Lucky Number Slevin

Lucky Number Slevin

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Country: United States of America

After the Wedding

After the Wedding

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

The Illusionist

The Illusionist

Directed by: Neil Burger

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

Country: United States of America

Snow Cake

Snow Cake

Directed by: Marc Evans

Starring: Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Classical Destinations

Classical Destinations

The Chaser's War on Everything

The Chaser's War on Everything

Directed by: Andrew Hansen

Starring: Julian Morrow, Andrew Hansen, Chris Taylor, Chas Licciardello

Country: Australia

Conviction

Conviction

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

Lotte

Lotte

Directed by: Julius Schultheiß

Tierra de Pasiones

Tierra de Pasiones

Directed by: José Benavides Jr

How old am I?

If February 23rd, 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

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Lovers & Players by Jackie Collins

Lovers & Players

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Dangerous sex, family secrets, irresistible power, mega money, and two murders equal one reckless week in New York...In Lovers & Players, the Diamond family rules.

The Good Life by Jay McInerney

The Good Life

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In The Good Life, Jay McInerney unveils a story of love, family, conflicting desires, and catastrophic loss in his most powerfully searing work thus far.Clinging

Sea Change by Robert B. Parker

Sea Change

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Paradise, Massachusetts, police chief Jesse Stone faces the case of his career in the newest novel in the bestselling series.When a woman's partially decomposed body washes ashore in Paradise, Massachusetts, police

For Laci by Sharon Rocha

For Laci

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Laci Rocha Peterson, 8 months pregnant, was last seen by her sister, Amy, in the late afternoon of December 23, 2002.

The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

The World Is Flat

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A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

City Life

City Life

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS

Genre: City building games

Publisher: CDV Focus Home Interactive Deep Silver

Wii

Wii

Platform: Wii Wii U

Genre: Simulation video games minigame compilations music video games fitness games web mapping

Publisher: Nintendo

AFL Premiership 2006

AFL Premiership 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SCEE

Blue Dragon

Blue Dragon

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Assault Heroes

Assault Heroes

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA) Windows PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sierra Online, Konami (PSN)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • 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

Exchange Rates

  • 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.


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