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..
Which were the important events of August 27, 2006?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- 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)
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 2006?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- Young Dro Featuring T.I. - Shoulder Lean
- Chingy Featuring Tyrese - Pullin' Me Back
- Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
- Beyonce Featuring Jay Z - Deja Vu
- Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole - (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me
Top #5 Latin songs
- Mana - Labios Compartidos
- Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean - Hips Don't Lie
- RKM & Ken-Y - Down
- Don Omar - Angelito
- Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
Sport Games on August 27, 2006
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Anderlecht - Club Brugge : 1 - 0
- Gent - Charleroi : 2 - 1
- Roeselare - Lokeren : 2 - 2
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hamburg - Hertha : 1 - 1
- Mainz - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Augsburg - Essen : 0 - 0
- Braunschweig - Koblenz : 0 - 2
- Duisburg - Erzgebirge Aue : 4 - 2
- Greuther Furth - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 3
- Kaiserslautern - Paderborn : 2 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Bilbao - Sociedad : 1 - 1
- Espanol - Gimnastic : 0 - 1
- La Coruna - Zaragoza : 3 - 2
- Osasuna - Getafe : 0 - 2
- Real Madrid - Villarreal : 0 - 0
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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
- 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.