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..
Which were the important events of May 25, 2006?
- Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
- Saint Reinolf
- Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
- Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
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- 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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Lucia (6 years old) was found with her...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 25, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean - Hips Don't Lie
- Tito "El Bambino" El Patron - Caile
- RKM & Ken-Y - Down
- Anais - Lo Que Son Las Cosas
- Wisin & Yandel Featuring Aventura - Noche De Sexo
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
- 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
- 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.