Sunday August 27, 2006

US date format: 8/27/2006, UK date format: 27/8/2006

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 27, 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 August people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Black Book, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Sleeping With Fear by Kay Hooper was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 25 To Life or Gears of War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2006, at August 27 across the years or at August 2006 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo

Events

  • Comair Flight 5191 crashes on takeoff from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky bound for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. Of the passengers and crew, 49 of 50 are confirmed dead in the hours following the crash.
  • 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:
  • Israel denies that a German-mediated prisoner exchange with Hezbollah is to take place within two or three weeks, as reported earlier in Egyptian state-run daily Al-Ahram. (Haaretz), (AFP via Al Nahar)
  • Four children have been hurt after playing with an unexploded Israeli cluster bomb in southern Lebanon. (Al Jazeera)
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Movies

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Black Book

Black Book

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, Halina Reijn

Paprika

Paprika

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Tôru Furuya

Little Children

Little Children

Directed by: Todd Field

Starring: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley

Country: United States of America

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

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 2006?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Shoulder Lean
  2. - Pullin' Me Back
  3. - Sexy Love
  4. - Deja Vu
  5. - (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Labios Compartidos
  2. - Hips Don't Lie
  3. - Down
  4. - Angelito
  5. - Mas Alla Del Sol
Sport Games on August 27, 2006

Sport Games on August 27, 2006


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Club Brugge : 1 - 0
  • Gent - Charleroi : 2 - 1
  • Roeselare - Lokeren : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of August 27, 2006

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Hertha : 1 - 1
  • Mainz - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 27, 2006

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Essen : 0 - 0
  • Braunschweig - Koblenz : 0 - 2
  • Duisburg - Erzgebirge Aue : 4 - 2
  • Greuther Furth - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 3
  • Kaiserslautern - Paderborn : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of August 27, 2006

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Sociedad : 1 - 1
  • Espanol - Gimnastic : 0 - 1
  • La Coruna - Zaragoza : 3 - 2
  • Osasuna - Getafe : 0 - 2
  • Real Madrid - Villarreal : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 27, 2006

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

Eureka

Eureka

Directed by: Peter O'Fallon

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Directed by: Philip Alderton

Foursome

Foursome

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

How old am I?

If August 27th, 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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Sleeping With Fear by Kay Hooper

Sleeping With Fear

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Fear has never been so close.…New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper returns with a relentless thriller that brings her readers face-to-face with fear itself.

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

The Language Of God by Francis S. Collins

The Language Of God

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An instant bestseller, The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.It

Dead Wrong by J. A. Jance

Dead Wrong

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Juggling a family and a career has never been easy for Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady. Now the impending birth of her second child only adds to her burden, especially when

Crisis by Robin Cook

Crisis

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Shocked and humiliated by a medical malpractice lawsuit that compromises everything he has worked for, devoted physician Craig Bowman receives help from his estranged brother-in-law, medical examiner Jack Stapleton, who discovers a Pandora's box of trouble after exhuming the body …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

25 To Life

25 To Life

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales

Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: 1C Company, Playlogic

Gears of War

Gears of War

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Anno 1701

Anno 1701

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, city-Building Game

Publisher: Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

Call of Juarez

Call of Juarez

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • Wal-Mart Posts Slightly Improved Sales in August Wal-Mart Stores said that same-store sales for August in the United States rose about 2.7 percent. [..]
  • Whispers of Mergers Set Off Suspicious Trading The boom in corporate mergers is creating concern that illicit trading ahead of deal announcements is becoming a systemic problem. [..]
  • See all financial news of August 27th, 2006

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 27, 2006?

On August 27, 2006 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 27, 2006?

On August 27, 2006 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 27, 2006?

On August 27, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 27, 2006?

On August 27, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 27, 2006?

On August 27, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on August 27, 2006?

Famous people died on August 27, 2006 include, Maria Capovilla oldest living person from 2004, Jesse Pintado, Hrishikesh Mukherjee.

What was the number one song in August 27, 2006?

The number one song in the week of August 27, 2006 was London Bridge by Fergie in US and Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean in UK.

What were the top hits on August 27, 2006?

The top hits on August 27, 2006 were London Bridge by Fergie, Crazy by Gnarls Barkley, Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado in US and Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean, Ain't No Other Man by Christina Aguilera, Unfaithful by Rihanna in UK.


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