Thursday May 25, 2006

US date format: 5/25/2006, UK date format: 25/5/2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on May 25, 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. Famous people born on this day include Lucia Krim . In that special week of May people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Relative Strangers, directed by Greg Glienna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Everyman by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orange Roughies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nicktoons: Battle for Volcano Island or Wii.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2006, at May 25 across the years or at May 2006 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 25, 2006?


Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
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Events

  • Kenneth Lay, CEO of Enron, is indicted on ten counts of securities fraud and related charges.
  • Scientists confirm the theory that HIV originated among wild chimpanzees in Cameroon. (AP) (BBC)
  • Human Rights Watch discovers that on April 12 and April 13, 2006, Sudanese soldiers and Chadian rebels massacred 118 civilians in the city of Djawara with machetes and then buried them in mass graves. If the allegations are true, then the Sudanese government has sponsored genocide in Chad, and it has violated the Tripoli Accord. (VOA News)
  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issues an ultimatum to Hamas, giving them ten days to recognise Israel or have the question put to the people in the form of a plebiscite. (CNN)
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Famous Birthday

  • Lucia (6 years old) was found with her...

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Country: United States of America

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

Inside Man

Inside Man

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States of America

Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee

Directed by: Doug Atchison

Starring: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong

Triad Election

Triad Election

Directed by: Johnnie To

Starring: Louis Koo, Simon Yam, Nick Cheung, Ka Tung Lam

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 25, 2006?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - What You Know
  2. - Enough Cryin
  3. - It's Goin' Down
  4. - When You're Mad
  5. - Gettin' Some

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Hips Don't Lie
  2. - Caile
  3. - Down
  4. - Lo Que Son Las Cosas
  5. - Noche De Sexo

TV Series

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

Orange Roughies

Directed by: Chris Bailey

Conviction

Conviction

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

High Hopes

High Hopes

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Eine Liebe am Gardasee

Sable noir

Sable noir

How old am I?

If May 25th, 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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Everyman by Philip Roth

Everyman

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Philip Roth's new novel is a candidly intimate yet universal story of loss, regret, and stoicism. The bestselling author of The Plot Against America now turns his attention from "one family's

Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark

Two Little Girls in Blue

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In this riveting thriller from Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling writer Mary Higgins Clark brilliantly weaves the mystery of twin telepathy into a mother’s search for a kidnapped child, presumed dead.When

I Say A Little Prayer by E. Lynn Harris

I Say A Little Prayer

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A USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post BestsellerChauncey Greer, the suave and successful owner of the Cute Boy Greeting Card Company, never wants for the attention of guys just as

Beach Road by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Beach Road

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Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world …

Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity by John Stossel

Myths, Lies, And Downright Stupidity

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A mericas favorite investigative reporter, John Stossel, tackles our favorite myths in his characteristic style and challenges us to look at life differently.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Raving Rabbids

Raving Rabbids

Genre: Party

Publisher: Ubisoft

Nicktoons: Battle for Volcano Island

Nicktoons: Battle for Volcano Island

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Wii

Wii

Platform: Wii Wii U

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

Publisher: Nintendo

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Idea Factory Nippon Ichi Software Ghostlight

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


News articles

  • Listen Up, Navigation System. I Know a Shortcut. Pioneer's AVIC-Z1, an in-dash entertainment and navigation system, will learn your favorite routes and follow them. [..]
  • The Check Is Not in the Mail Insurance companies' tardiness or refusal to pay medical claims may add as much as 15 to 20 percent in overhead costs for the nation's physicians. [..]
  • See all financial news of May 25th, 2006

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.78
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $64.26
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $23.57
  • General Electric GE: opens at $34.35
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $79.89

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 111.65 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1065 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2151 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0225 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 143.16 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 25, 2006?

On May 25, 2006 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 25, 2006?

On May 25, 2006 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 25, 2006?

On May 25, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 25, 2006?

On May 25, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 25, 2006?

On May 25, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 25, 2006?

On May 25, 2006 several famous people were born including, Lucia Krim.

What was the number one song in May 25, 2006?

The number one song in the week of May 25, 2006 was SOS by Rihanna in US and Crazy by Gnarls Barkley in UK.

What were the top hits on May 25, 2006?

The top hits on May 25, 2006 were SOS by Rihanna, Bad Day by Daniel Powter, Ridin' by Chamillionaire in US and Crazy by Gnarls Barkley, From Paris To Berlin by Infernal, SOS by Rihanna in UK.


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