Friday January 27, 2006
US date format: 1/27/2006, UK date format: 27/1/2006
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 January people in US were listening to Grillz by Nelly.
In UK Nasty Girl by The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm was in the top 5 hits.
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, directed by Dito Montiel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006
while Every Breath You Take by Judith McNaught was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Chaser's War on Everything.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Quickspot or Assault Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 27, 2006?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
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- Western Union discontinues its Telegram and Commercial Messaging services.
- Celebrations are held in Salzburg and around the world, for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
- French President Jacques Chirac is successfully hoaxed by a Canadian DJ pretending to be Stephen Harper. (CNN)
- European leaders remember the Holocaust, with the 61st anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. (Yahoo!)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 27, 2006?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #9 songs in the UK
- The Notorious BIG featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm - Nasty Girl
- Shayne Ward - That's My Goal
- Nizlopi - JCB Song
- The Ordinary Boys - Boys Will Be Boys
- Madonna - Hung Up
- Chris Brown featuring Juelz Santana - Run It!
- Beyonce featuring Slim Thug - Check On It
- Brian Kennedy & Peter Corry - George Best - A Tribute
- Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round
Sport Games on January 27, 2006
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Germinal - Anderlecht : 2 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- M'gladbach - Bayern Munich : 1 - 3
Division 2Football (France)
- Reims - Grenoble : 0 - 0
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Nott'm Forest - Barnsley : 0 - 2
- Southend - Swindon : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 27If January 27, 2006 is your birthday you're 14 years, 7 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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