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About April 26th, 2006, in brief:

  • Historical events: Anibal Acevedo Vila is the Governor of Puerto Rico. He signed an executive order directing that the budget be used only for security and health services. 43 government agencies will close down while 15 others will continue to provide partial services. 60 other agencies will continue to operate normally. This is due to the fact that the budget ran out before the end the fiscal year.
  • Day of the week: April 26th, 2006 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Dog (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Tionne Watkins, Channing Tatum
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Bad Day by Daniel Powter
  • #1 UK song: Crazy by Gnarls Barkley
  • Popular movie: Shooter directed by Antoine Fuqua

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What day of the week was April 26, 2006?


April 26, 2006 was a Wednesday and it was the 116th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 26, 2006 can also be written as 4/26/2006 in the US and as 26/4/2006 in UK and Europe.

April 26, 2006 in April 2006 calendar

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April 26, 2006: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on April 26, 2006:

  • Anibal acevedo vila is the governor of puerto rico. he signed an executive order directing that the budget be used only for security and health services. 43 government agencies will close down while 15 others will continue to provide partial services. 60 other agencies will continue to operate normally. this is due to the fact that the budget ran out before the end the fiscal year.
  • University of california at san diego psychologist tim gentner discovered that songbirds can learn simple grammar. this may prove to be contrary to noam chomsky’s long-held hypothesis that only humans are capable of understanding recursive grammar.
  • Tony snow has been named white house press secretary. (ap via guardian), (bbc),
  • Ukraine celebrates the 20th anniversary the chernobyl nuclear reactor explosion. (bbc),
  • Snyder rini, the prime minister of solomon islands, resigns immediately after facing a motion to no confidence in parliament. this prompted celebrations in honiara. (nz herald) (bbc),
  • Ten egyptian police officers were arrested in connection to the 2006 dahab bombings that left 24 dead and more than 80 injured on april 24th.
  • Two suicide bombers attacked peacekeeping forces in egypt outside the nile delta. no casualties.
  • Top gear presenters jeremy clarkson and richard hammond host a two-and-a-half hour evening show on southern counties radio.

April 26, 2006: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 26, 2006: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on April 26, 2006:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $64.10
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $66.60
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.07
  • General Electric GE: opens at $34.07
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $82.84

Exchange Rates on April 26, 2006:

  • 1 USD = 114.82 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1276 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2707 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0163 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 142.88 JPY

April 26, 2006: What were the main match results that day?

Premier League - UK Soccer

  • West Ham - Liverpool : 1 - 2

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April 26, 2006: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 26th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 26, 2006: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 26, 2006 is Dog and the associated element is Fire.

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April 26, 2006: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on April 26, 2006 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 26, 2006 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on April 26, 2006 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 05:12 am and setting at 08:01 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 13, 2006 while the next full moon would come on May 13, 2006.

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Who was born on April 26, 2006?


Famous people born on April 26, 2006:

  • Kamila Valieva
  • Mario Delli Priscoli

Whose famous birthday is on April 26th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 26th:

  • Tionne Watkins
    Tionne Watkins

    Tionne watkins, also known as t-boz, is a rapper and singer best known as a member of the popular 90s r&b group tlc.

  • Channing Tatum
    Channing Tatum

    Channing tatum is an american actor and model known for his roles in popular films such as magic mike and 21 jump street.

  • Stana Katic
    Stana Katic

    Stana katic is a canadian actress known for her role as kate beckett on the tv series castle.

  • Jet Li
    Jet Li

    Jet li is a chinese actor known for his martial arts skills and roles in action films such as 'once upon a time in china' and 'lethal weapon...

  • Jordana Brewster
    Jordana Brewster

    Panama -- actress (nikki graves - as the world turns.

  • Tom Welling
    Tom Welling

    Tom welling is an american actor best known for his role as clark kent in the television series smallville.

  • Kevin James
    Kevin James

    Kevin james is an american actor and comedian best known for his role as doug heffernan on the tv show the king of queens.

  • Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett

    American comedian on stage, film and tv.

  • Claudine Auger
    Claudine Auger

    Paris, france -- miss france (1958).

  • Joan Chen
    Joan Chen

    Chinese-american actress, director, producer, and screenwriter.

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April 26, 2006: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 18 years and 22 days old,

or 216 months and 22 days old,

or 942 weeks and 3 days old,

or 6597 days old,

if you were born on April 26, 2006.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old,

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 26, 2006?

There are 343 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday April 26th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 26, 2006?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on April 26, 2006.

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April 26, 2006: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 26, 2006:

  • Yuval Ne'eman
  • Agustí Chalaux i de Subirà
  • Franca Bartolomei

What famous deaths happened on April 26th?

Famous deaths on April 26th:

  • Lucille Ball
    Lucille Ball

    American actress and well-known comedian, with over 50 films since her 1933 debut.

  • Maria Schell
    Maria Schell

    Austrian-swiss producer and actress (d. 2005).

  • Robert Davi
    Robert Davi

    American actor, singer, and director.

  • Gail Russell
    Gail Russell

    Chicago, illinois -- actress.

  • Broderick Crawford
    Broderick Crawford

    Broderick Crawford was an American actor known for his role in the TV series 'Highway Patrol'.

  • Jayne Meadows
    Jayne Meadows

    Wu chang, china -- mrs steve allen actress (dark delusion).

  • Alexander Knox
    Alexander Knox

    Canadian-english screenwriter and actor (d. 1995).

  • John Bunny
    John Bunny

    Silent film comedian (born 1863).

  • Bessie Love
    Bessie Love

    Actress (broadway melody and isadora), is killed at 87.

  • Jim Davis
    Jim Davis

    Actor jack ewing-dallas dies at 65.

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April 26, 2006: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 26, 2006:

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
  • Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
  • Lucidius (4th century)
  • Paschasius (d. 865)
  • Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)

Observances on April 26, 2006:

  • International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
  • World Intellectual Property Day [WIPO]

Saints celebrated on April 26, 2006:

  • Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
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April 26, 2006: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 26, 2006 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 24th and April 30th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


April 26, 2006: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 26, 2006 was Bad Day by Daniel Powter, according to the music chart for the week April 24th and April 30th.

April 26, 2006: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on April 26, 2006 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 24th and April 30th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Bad Day youtube
  2. - Temperature youtube
  3. - What You Know
  4. - Control Myself
  5. - Unwritten

April 26, 2006: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on April 26, 2006 was Crazy by Gnarls Barkley, according to the music chart for the week April 24th and April 30th.

April 26, 2006: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on April 26, 2006 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 24th and April 30th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Crazy
  2. - Dani California
  3. - Somebody's Watching Me
  4. - From Paris To Berlin
  5. - SOS youtube

April 26, 2006: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on April 26, 2006 was What You Know by T.I., according to the R&B music chart for the week April 24th and April 30th.

April 26, 2006: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on April 26, 2006 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week April 24th and April 30th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - What You Know
  2. - Be Without You
  3. - Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It
  4. - Touch It
  5. - Unpredictable

April 26, 2006: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on April 26, 2006 was Lo Que Son Las Cosas by Anais, according to the Latin music chart for the week April 24th and April 30th.

April 26, 2006: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on April 26, 2006 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week April 24th and April 30th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Lo Que Son Las Cosas
  2. - Llame Pa' Verte
  3. - Machucando
  4. - Caile
  5. - Rompe

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April 26, 2006: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 26, 2006 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Shooter

Shooter

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America

Fracture

Fracture

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

Country: United States of America

Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Gabor Csupo

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

The Kingdom

The Kingdom

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

Country: United States of America

Hairspray

Hairspray

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States of America

April 26, 2006: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 26, 2006 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

High Hopes

High Hopes

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Joe Eckardt

Sable noir

Sable noir

Release year: 2006

Conviction

Conviction

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

Tierra de Pasiones

Tierra de Pasiones

Release year: 2006

Directed by: José Benavides Jr

Lotte

Lotte

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Julius Schultheiß

April 26, 2006: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on April 26, 2006 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark

Two Little Girls in Blue

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This riveting thriller by Queen of Suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark cleverly weaves twin telepathy into the search of a missing child.

Marriage Most Scandalous by Johanna Lindse

Marriage Most Scandalous

By:

Romance: A marriage of convenience can turn out to be passionate.

Shiver by Lisa Jackson

Shiver

By:

The Crimes Are UnimaginableA serial killer has turned the Big Easy into his playground. There is no connection between the victims and their murders, and no motive or real clues.

The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra

The Secret Supper

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Milan, 1497. Leonardo da Vinci is finishing his masterpiece, The Last Supper. After realizing that the painting has clues to a puzzle, Pope Alexander VI decides to execute him.

Manhunt by James L. Swanson

Manhunt

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The greatest manhunt in American History was launched by the murder of Abraham Lincoln. John Wilkes Booth was the Union's assassin and led detectives from April 14 through April 26, 1865.

April 26, 2006: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on April 26, 2006 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Culdcept Saga

Culdcept Saga

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

CellFactor: Combat Training

CellFactor: Combat Training

Platform: PC

Genre: FPS

Commander - Europe at War

Commander - Europe at War

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks (NA) Blast Entertainment (EU)

Bomberman PSP

Bomberman PSP

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Arcade/Maze /Strategy

Publisher: Konami

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Who was the US President on April 26, 2006?

On April 26, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 26, 2006?

On April 26, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 26, 2006?

On April 26, 2006 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about April 26th?

April 26th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 26th day of the month of April. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on April 26th, such as:

  • 2019 - 17 miners were killed in a large methane explosion in a coal mine located in eastern ukraine's self-proclaimed luhansk people's republic.
  • 2018 - The united nations reported the discovery of five mass graves "likely" in blukwa centre, maze/waliba in ituri (democratic republic of congo).
  • 2017 - Iraqi civil war (2014-2017: after clashes against isil who took the ruins in 2014, the pro-government popular mobilization forces militia retakes control of hatra, an ancient city that was mostly destroyed in iraq's nineveh governorate.

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What happened in 2006?

2006 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Sydney, Australia experiences the hottest New Year's Day ever recorded. The temperature reached 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit), sparking bushfires, and power outages.
  • A coal mine explosion in Sago, West Virginia kills 12 miners and leaves one in critical condition.
  • In the Sago Mine Disaster, near Buckhannon West Virginia, USA, twelve dead coal miners were found along with one survivor.

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What was the calendar for April 2006?

April 2006 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how April 2006 calendar looked like.

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