Sunday July 23, 2006

US date format: 7/23/2006, UK date format: 23/7/2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on July 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 July people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, directed by Adam McKay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The One Percent Doctrine by Ron Suskind was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Eureka. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Charlotte's Web or Bounty Hounds.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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Events

  • Human Rights Watch releases a report stating that torture of Iraqi detainees was authorized by the US government soldiers' complaints were ignored. (Human Rights Watch)
  • Tiger Woods wins the The Open Championship commonly known as the British Open, finishing two shots ahead of Chris DiMarco. (ABC News America)
  • Ariel Sharon's condition worsens. (BBC)
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
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Movies

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Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Country: United States of America

Clerks II

Clerks II

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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

Country: United States of America

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane

The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada

Directed by: David Frankel

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 23, 2006?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - It's Goin' Down
  2. - Snap Yo Fingers
  3. - Torn
  4. - So What
  5. - Why You Wanna

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Angelito
  2. - Down
  3. - Hips Don't Lie
  4. - Caile
  5. - No, No, No

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Eureka

Eureka

Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Directed by: Philip Alderton

Orange Roughies

Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

Foursome

Foursome

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

How old am I?

If July 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

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The One Percent Doctrine by Ron Suskind

The One Percent Doctrine

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind takes you deep inside America's real battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists -- a game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets

Dispatches From The Edge by Anderson Cooper

Dispatches From The Edge

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Few people have witnessed more scenes of chaos and conflict around the world than Anderson Cooper, whose groundbreaking coverage on CNN has changed the way we watch the news.

Can'T Wait To Get To Heaven by Fannie Flagg

Can'T Wait To Get To Heaven

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Combining southern warmth with unabashed emotion and side-splitting hilarity, Fannie Flagg takes readers back to Elmwood Springs, Missouri, where the most unlikely and surprising experiences of a high-spirited octogenarian inspire a

Wisdom of Our Fathers by Tim Russert

Wisdom of Our Fathers

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What does it really mean to be a good father? What did your father tell you, that has stayed with you throughout your life? Was there a lesson from him, a story, or a moment that helped to make you …

At Risk by Patricia Cornwell

At Risk

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A Massachusetts state investigator is called home from Knoxville, Tennessee, where he is completing a course at the National Forensic Academy. His boss, the district attorney, attractive but hard-charging, is planning to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

CellFactor: Combat Training

CellFactor: Combat Training

Platform: PC

Genre: FPS

Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web

Platform: Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega

Bounty Hounds

Bounty Hounds

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Namco

Da Capo II

Da Capo II

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Circus Kadokawa Shoten (PS2, PSP) NA MangaGamer (PC)

Bode Miller Alpine Skiing

Bode Miller Alpine Skiing

Platform: PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Sports, Skiing

Publisher: Valcon Games (PS2) Merscom (PC)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • I.R.S. to Cut Tax Auditors The Bush administration will eliminate nearly half of the lawyers who handle gift and estate tax returns, which are filed for the wealthiest Americans. [..]
  • Re-Refinancing, and Putting Off Mortgage Pain As payments on mortgages balloon, many Americans have found a way to put off the day of reckoning. [..]
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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 23, 2006?

On July 23, 2006 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is July 23, 2006?

On July 23, 2006 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 23, 2006?

On July 23, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 23, 2006?

On July 23, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 23, 2006?

On July 23, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on July 23, 2006?

Famous people died on July 23, 2006 include, Jean-Paul Desbiens.

What was the number one song in July 23, 2006?

The number one song in the week of July 23, 2006 was Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado in US and Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean in UK.

What were the top hits on July 23, 2006?

The top hits on July 23, 2006 were Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado, Crazy by Gnarls Barkley, Me & U by Cassie in US and Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean, Maneater by Nelly Furtado, Smile by Lily Allen in UK.


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