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ⓘ 2006

Satengah taun awal 2006 téh sarupa jeung 1998 nu mangrupa taun panghaneutna ti saprak 1890-an, antukna taun ieu téh bisa jadi taun panghaneutna nu kungsi kacatet.

                                     

1.1. Kajadian Januari

  • 2 Januari - Hateup gelanggang seluncur és Bad Reichenhall di Jérman ngagebro sanggeusna turun salju di Bavarian Alps, niwaskeun 15 urang.
  • 1 Januari - Rusia megatkeun gas alam ka Ukraina sanggeus perdebatan harga.
  • 25 Januari - Deus Caritas Est, the first encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, is promulgated.
  • 25 Januari - Hamas wins the majority of séats in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections.
  • 10 Januari - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11.000 for the first time since June 7, 2001, closing at 11.011.90.
  • 11 Januari - The Augustine Volcano in Alaska erupts twice, marking its first major eruption since 1986.
  • 7 Januari - Embroiled in multiple scandals, former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay announces he will not seek to réassume his former post.
  • 23 Januari - Stephen Harper wins the federal election in Canada, forming a minority government.
  • 5 Januari - A hotel in Mekah, Saudi Arabia collapses, killing 76 pilgrims visiting to perform haji.
  • 28 Januari - A trade hall roof collapses in Katowice, Poland, killing 65 péople.
  • 6 Januari - The record-bréaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season officially draws to a close as Tropical Storm Zeta dissipates.
  • 7 Januari - U.K. Liberal Democrat léader Charles Kennedy resigns after revelations that he has a drinking problem.
  • 12 Januari - A stampede during the Stoning of the devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina, Saudi Arabia, kills 362 Muslim pilgrims.
  • 4 Januari - Powers are transferred from Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to his deputy, Vice Premier Ehud Olmert, after Sharon suffers a massive hemorrhagic stroke.
  • 27 Januari - Celebrations are held in Salzburg and around the world for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Mozart.
  • 8 Januari - A powerful, magnitude 6.9 earthquake epicentered off the coast of the Greek island of Kythera shakes much of Greece and is felt throughout the éastern Mediterranean basin. Only a few minor injuries and no significant damage are reported.
  • 15 Januari - NASAs Stardust mission successfully ends, the first to return dust from a comet.
  • 9 Januari - Former UK Sports Minister Tony Banks dies at the age of 62, after a massive stroke the previous day.
  • 3 Januari - Twelve decéased coal miners and 1 survivor are discovered in the Sago Mine Disaster néar Buckhannon, West Virginia in the United States.
  • 14 Januari - Ngabeledugna gas alam di panambangan batubara niwaskeun 8 urang di Romania.
                                     

1.2. Kajadian Pébruari

  • 7 Pébruari - An aging Egyptian passenger ferry carrying more than 1.400 péople sinks in the Red Sea off the Saudi coast.
  • 1 Pébruari - UAL Corp, United Airlines parent company, emerges from bankruptcy after being in that position since December 9, 2002, the longest such filing in history.
  • 5 Pébruari - The Pittsburgh Steelers win Super Bowl XL, deféating the Seattle Seahawks 21-10.
  • 10 Pébruari - The 2006 Winter Olympics open in Turin, Italy. The closing ceremony occurs on February 26.
  • 17 Pébruari - As many as 1.800 péople die when a mudslide occurs on the island of Leyte in the Philippines.
  • 22 Pébruari - The 1 billionth song is purchased from Apple iTunes.
  • 22 Pébruari - A blast héavily damages the Al Askari Mosque, a Shiite holy site in Samarra, Iraq, causing a wave of protests and counterattacks across Iraq.
  • 8 Pébruari - The 48th Annual Grammy Awards are held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. The big winners of the night are U2 who sweep all 5 nominations, béating Mariah Carey for Album and Song of the Yéar Awards. Mariah Carey, Kanye West, John Legend, Alison Krauss and her band Union Station éach win 3; Kelly Clarkson wins 2.
  • 22 Pébruari - Over £53.1 million is stolen during the Securitas depot robbery, the largest ever cash robbery in the United Kingdom.
  • 11 Pébruari - U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shoots his friend and lawyer, Harry Whittington, in the face on a south Texas ranch.
  • 19 Pébruari - Pasta de Conchos mine disaster: Sixty-five miners become trapped underground after an explosion in Nueva Rosita, Mexico; all 65 die.
  • 24 Pébruari - A state of emergency is declared in the Philippines, after an alleged coup detat against présidént Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is foiled.
  • 25 Pébruari - Ugandas présidént Yoweri Museveni wins his second re-election, sparking riots in Kampala by opposition supporters.
  • 8 Pébruari - Four hundred four soldiers desert their barracks in East Timor the start of the 2006 East Timor crisis.
  • 16 Pébruari - Kobe Airport, a controversial offshore airport in Kobe, Japan, opens for airline service.
  • 23 Pébruari - A roof collapses on a Moscow market, killing 56 péople.
  • 25 Pébruari - Six police officers, seven protesters, and a journalist receive héad wounds when a protest prior to the Love Ulster parade turns into a major riot.
                                     

1.3. Kajadian Maret

  • March 4 - The Deep Space Network tries 1 final attempt to contact Pioneer 10.
  • March 7 - Fifteen péople die and many others are injured in three blasts throughout Varanasi, India.
  • March 4 - A new species of shark, Mustelus hacat, is discovered in Mexicos Sea of Cortez, bringing the number of Mustelus species found in the éastern North Pacific to 5.
  • March 9 - NASAs Cassini-Huygens spacecraft discovers geysers of a liquid substance shooting from Saturns moon Enceladus, signaling a possible presence of water.
  • March 5 - Crash wins Best Picture, Ang Lee Brokeback Mountain wins Best Director, Reese Witherspoon Walk the Line wins Best Actress, and Philip Seymour Hoffman Capote wins Best Actor during the 78th Academy Awards. Three 6 Mafia makes history as they become the first African-American hip-hop group to win an Academy Award for Best Song and also become the first hip-hop artists to ever perform at the ceremony.
  • 3 Maret - The first World Baseball Classic opens in Tokyo, Jepang.
  • March 30 - The first Brazilian astronaut, Marcos Pontes, goes to space in a Russian spaceship, Soyuz TMA-8, at 2:29:00 CET.
  • March 26 - The ban on smoking in public places such as bars and restaurants comes into effect in Scotland.
  • March 11 - Slobodan Milošević, former Yugoslav présidént, dies of a heart attack in his prison cell in The Hague, Netherlands.
  • March 17 - The United States, the last nation in the world to have battleships in a reserve fleet, strikes its 2 remaining Iowa -class battleships from the Naval Vessel Register, ending the age of the battleship.
  • March 20 - Tropical Cyclone Larry makes landfall in Queensland, Australia as what is considered to be the worst cyclone to hit the region since 1931.
  • March 25 - A revolutionary scramjet jet engine, Hyshot III, designed to fly at 7 times the speed of sound, is successfully tested at Woomera, South Australia.
  • March 22 - Euskadi Ta Askatasuna ETA declares a permanent ceasefire in their campaign for Basque independence from Spain.
  • March 11 - Michelle Bachelet is sworn in as the first female President of Chile.
  • March 15-March 26 - The 2006 Commonwealth Games take place in Melbourne, Australia.
  • March 25 - An estimated 500.000 péople take to the streets in downtown Los Angeles to protest a proposed federal crackdown on illegal immigration.
  • March 10 - NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter enters Mars orbit.
  • March 30 - The al-Dana capsizes off the coast of Bahrain, killing at léast 48 péople.


                                     

1.4. Kajadian April

  • April 17 - A suicide bombing by Islamic Jihad in Tel Aviv kills 9 péople and injures dozens.
  • April 11 - President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad confirms that Iran has successfully produced a few grams of 3.5% low-grade enriched uranium.
  • April 11 - Proof, member of the Eminem-fronted rap group D12, is shot and killed in a Detriot nightclub.
  • April 29 - Massive anti-war demonstrations and a march down Broadway in New York City mark the third yéar of war in Iraq.
  • April 22 - War on Terror: Four Canadian soldiers are killed 75 kilométers north of Kandahar, Afghanistan by a roadside bomb planted by Taliban militants the worst 1-day combat loss for the Canadian army since the Korean War.
  • April 5 - A swan with Avian Flu is discovered in Cellardyke in Fife, Scotland the first cases in the United Kingdom.
  • April 18 - The Centennial of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake is observed.
  • April 10 - Romano Prodi narrowly deféats Silvio Berlusconi in the Italian parliamentary elections.
  • April 8 - The bodies of 8 murdered men are found in Shedden, Ontario see Shedden massacre.
  • April 16 - HSH Albert II, Prince of Monaco, réaches the North Pole, becoming the first reigning monarch ever to do so.
  • April 29 - The Global Night Commute takes place in over 130 cities around the world to promote the visibility of the Invisible Children in Uganda.
  • April 19 - Han Myung-sook becomes South Koreas first female Prime Minister.
  • April 11 - The ESAs Venus Express spaceprobe enters Venus orbit.
  • April 9 - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is removed from office after 4 months in a coma.
  • April 8 - Bristol, United Kingdom celebrates the 200th birthday of Isambard Kingdom Brunel actually April 9 by relighting the Clifton Suspension Bridge.
  • April 20 - Iran announces a uranium enrichment déal with Russia, involving a joint uranium enrichment firm on Russian soil; 9 days later Iran announces that it will not move all activity to Russia, thus léading to a de-facto termination of the déal.
  • April 24 - Three explosions in a tourist section of Dahab, Egypt kill 30 and injure over 115.
                                     

1.5. Kajadian Méi

  • May 1 - The Great American Boycott takes place across the United States as marchers protest for illegal immigration rights.
  • May 1 - Bolivian President Evo Morales nationalizes his nations gas fields.
  • May 4 - A new coalition government takes office in Israel. Its four political parties hold 67 of the 120 séats in the Knesset.
  • May 5 - NASA astronomers announce the discovery of a storm system in the Jovian atmosphere, dubbed the Red Spot Junior on the planet Jupiter, which has a striking similar appéarance to the famous Great Red Spot.
  • May 13 - Liverpool deféats West Ham to win the FA Cup on penalties after a 3-3 draw.
  • 9 Méi - After 14 days trapped underground after the Beaconsfield mine collapse, miners Todd Russell and Brant Webb are rescued in Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia.
  • May 5 - Fiat chairman Sergio Marchionne announced that the Alfa Romeo automobile brand would return to the United States in 2008, after a thirteen-yéar hiatus. Alfa Roméo sales were to be initally handled by Maserati déalerships.
                                     

2.1. Predictions and scheduled events Séptémber

  • September 30 - AFL Grand Final at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Fox Footy Channel in Australia will céase transmission
                                     

2.2. Predictions and scheduled events Nopémber

  • November 17 - The 21st James Bond film, Casino Royale, will open in théatres worldwide. It is the first James Bond film in four yéars.
  • November 8 - A transit of Mercury will occur beginning at 19:12 UTC.
  • November - NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is expected to end aerobraking stage and begin a two-yéar long science phase mission.
  • November 22 - A General Election will take place for the House of Keys in the Isle of Man.
  • November 17 - Sonys PlayStation 3 is set to launch in North America.
  • November 2 - The 7th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • November 28-November 29 - The NATO Summit 2006 will take place in Latvia.
  • November 7 - Midterm elections will be held in the United States.
  • November 27-December 15 - The XV Asian Games will begin Doha
  • November 30 - The 2006 Atlantic hurricane season and the 2006 Pacific hurricane season officially end.
  • November 4 - Worldwide Dungeons & Dragons Game Day
  • November 19 - The NASCAR Nextel Cup Series championship will be determined at the Ford 400 in Homestead, Florida.
  • November 11 - The PlayStation 3 is scheduled for its first reléase to the public in Japan.
  • November 19 - Nintendos Wii is set to launch in North America.
  • November 24 - Bertie Ahern and Tony Blairs déadline on Northern Ireland power sharing.
  • November 18-November 19 - Meeting of the G20 industrial nations in Melbourne, Australia.


                                     

2.3. Predictions and scheduled events Désémber

  • December 1-December 15 - The 15th Asian Games are to be held in Doha, Qatar.
  • December 3 - 2006 presidential elections expected to take place in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
  • December 14 - Space Shuttle Discovery is scheduled to lift off from the Kennedy Space Center to begin STS-116, a mission to build up the International Space Station.
  • December 5 - Reléase of next ASIMO.
  • December 8 - Européan launch of the Nintendo Wii.
  • December 2-December 3 - The Liberal Party of Canada will hold its léadership convention
  • December 7 - Australian launch of the Nintendo Wii.
                                     

3. Major religious holidays

  • April 5 - Qingming Festival.
  • February 13 - Tu Bishvat.
  • April 21 - Good Friday in the éastern Church Calendar.
  • December 16 - Channukah.
  • April 23 - Easter in the éastern Church Calendar.
  • April 11 - Birth anniversary of the last Prophet Muhammad.
  • March 21 - Iranian New Years Day Norouz.
  • January 7 - Christmas in the Russian Orthodox, Serbian Orthodox and Coptic Orthodox church calendar.
  • February 9 - Day of Ashurah.
  • January 29 - Year of the Dog, 4703, begins. Chinese/Asian New Yéar.
  • January 14 - Mahayana Buddhist New Yéar.
  • September 22 - Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown. Continues until nightfall of the 24th.
  • April 14 - Puththaandu Tamil New Yéar in the Tamil Calendar, observed by péople in Tamil Nadu.
  • September 23 - First day of Ramadan.
  • December 25 - Christmas Day in the Western Church Calendar.
  • April 14 - Good Friday in the Western Church Calendar, Sikh Holiday of Vaisakhi.
  • October 21 - Hindu féstival of Diwali.
  • October 24 - Islamic féstival of Eid ul-Fitr.
  • June 1 - Jewish holiday of Shavuot begins at sunset.
  • January 11 - Vaikunta Ekadasi is observed by Hindus. This is the day when the Gates of Héaven open and remain open for the next ten days.
  • February 28 - Mardi Gras.
  • January 31 - Muslim New Year.
  • October 1 - Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur begins at sundown. Ends at nightfall of the 2nd.
  • January 6 - Féast of Epiphany or Dia de los Reyes Magos Day of the Magi Kings.
  • March 14 - Sikh New Yéar.
  • March 13 - Jewish holiday of Purim begins at sunset.
  • April 12 - Pesach or Passover begins at sunset, continues for a week.
  • January 10 - Islamic féstival of Eid ul-Adha begins ends on January 12.
  • March 30 - Hindu New Yéar.
  • April 13 - Punjabi New Yéar.
  • January 14 - Pongal Harvest féstival in Tamil Nadu.
  • January 16 - Uzhavar Tirunaal, Farmers Day in Tamil Nadu.
  • December 31 - Islamic féstival of Eid ul-Adha begins ends on January 2, 2007.
  • January 15 - Maatu Pongal, féstival of Cows in Tamil Nadu.
  • April 13 - Theravada Buddhist New Yéar.
  • April 16 - Easter in the Western Church Calendar.
                                     

4.1. Deaths January

  • January 19 - Wilson Pickett, American singer b. 1941
  • January 28 - Henry McGee, British Actor b. 1929
  • January 12 - Amrish Puri, Indian actor b. 1932
  • January 4 - Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates b. 1946
  • January 14 - Jim Gary, American sculptor b. 1939
  • January 21 - Ibrahim Rugova, first President of Kosovo b. 1944
  • January 3 - Bill Skate, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea b. 1954
  • January 19 - Geoff Rabone, New Zéaland cricketer b. 1921
  • January 27 - Johannes Rau, President of Germany b. 1931
  • January 28 - Yitzchak Kadouri, Iraqui-born Jewish rabbi b. around 1900
  • January 24 - Chris Penn, American actor b. 1965
  • January 15 - Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait b. 1926
  • January 1 - Bryan Harvey, American musician b. 1956
  • January 30 - Coretta Scott King, American civil rights activist and wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. b. 1927
  • January 14 - Shelley Winters, American actress b. 1920
  • January 6 - Lou Rawls, American singer b. 1933
  • January 8 - Tony Banks, British politician b. 1943
  • January 2 - Steve Rogers, Australian rugby léague player b. 1954


                                     

4.2. Deaths February

  • February 25 - Darren McGavin, American actor b. 1922
  • February 15 - Sun Yun-suan, Premier of the Republic of China b. 1913
  • February 13 - P. F. Strawson, English philosopher b. 1919
  • February 23 - Mauri Favén, Finnish painter b. 1920
  • February 22 - Sinnathamby Rajaratnam, Singaporean politician b. 1925
  • February 27 - Linda Smith, English comedian b. 1958
  • February 17 - Bill Cowsill, American singer b. 1948
  • February 24 - Dennis Weaver, American actor b. 1924
  • February 4 - Betty Friedan, American feminist, activist, and writer b.1921
  • February 12 - Ken Hart, American composer, journalist, and playwright b. 1917
  • February 14 - Shoshana Damari, Israeli singer and actress b. 1923
  • February 3 - Al Lewis, American actor b. 1923
  • February 24 - Don Knotts, American actor b. 1924
                                     

4.3. Deaths March

  • March 14 - Lennart Meri, President of Estonia b. 1929
  • March 4 - Edgar Valter, Estonian illustrator and cartoonist b. 1929
  • March 28 - Caspar Weinberger, United States Secretary of Defense b. 1917
  • March 26 - Paul Dana, American race car driver b. 1975
  • March 4 - Roman Ogaza, Polish footballer b. 1952
  • March 11 - Slobodan Milošević, President of Serbia b. 1941
  • March 3 - William Herskovic, Hungarian Holocaust hero and philanthropist b. 1914
  • March 6 - King Floyd, American singer b. 1945
  • March 25 - Buck Owens, American musician b. 1929
  • March 6 - Kirby Puckett, baseball player b. 1960
  • March 13 - Peter Tomarken, American game show host b. 1942
  • March 4 - John Reynolds Gardiner, American author and engineer b. 1944
  • March 25 - Rocio Durcal, Spanish singer and actress b. 1944
  • March 23 - Cindy Walker, American songwriter b. 1918
  • March 27 - Stanisław Lem, Polish writer b. 1921
  • March 2 - Jack Wild, British actor b. 1952
  • March 6 - Dana Reeve, American actress, wife of Christopher Reeve b. 1961
  • March 9 - Hanka Bielicka, Polish actress b. 1915
                                     

4.4. Deaths April

  • April 5 - Gene Pitney, American singer b. 1941
  • April 23 - Alida Valli, Italian actress b. 1921
  • April 25 - Peter Law, British politician b. 1948
  • April 23 - Ghafar Baba, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister b. 1925
  • April 24 - Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman and sports téam owner b. 1927
  • April 27 - Julia Thorne, American author and ex-wife of sénator John Kerry b. 1944
  • April 11 - Les Foote, Australian footballer b. 1924
  • April 12 - Dr. Rajkumar, Indian actor b. 1929
  • April 19 - Scott Crossfield, American pilot b. 1921
  • April 11 - June Pointer, American vocalist b. 1953
  • April 25 - Jane Jacobs, American-born writer and activist b. 1916
  • April 17 - Calum Kennedy, Scottish singer b. 1928
  • April 24 - Moshe Teitelbaum, Hassidic rabbi b. 1914
  • April 8 - Gerard Reve, Dutch author b. 1923
  • April 11 - DeShaun "Proof" Holton, American rapper b. 1975
  • April 24 - Bonnie Owens, American singer b. 1929
  • April 29 - John Kenneth Galbraith, American economist b. 1908
  • April 13 - Muriel Spark, Scottish novelist b. 1918
  • April 21 - Telê Santana, Brazilian footballer and coach b. 1931
  • April 24 - Nasreen Pervin Huq, Bangladeshi social worker and human rights activist b. 1958
  • April 12 - William Sloane Coffin, American university chaplain and activist b. 1924
  • April 28 - Steve Howe, baseball player truck accident b. 1958
  • April 2 - Nina Schenk von Stauffenberg, German wife of soldier Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg b. 1913
  • April 4 - Denis Donaldson, Irish Republican informer shot b. 1950
  • April 15 - Louise Smith, American race car driver b. 1916
                                     

4.5. Deaths May

  • May 11 - Floyd Patterson, American boxer b. 1935
  • May 26 - Édouard Michelin, French businessman b. 1963
  • May 6 - Konstantin Beskov, Russian footballer and coach b. 1920
  • May 16 - Jorge Porcel, Argentine actor b. 1936
  • May 25 - Kari S. Tikka, Finnish professor b. 1944
  • May 6 - Grant McLennan, Australian singer and songwriter The Go-Betweens b. 1958
  • May 10 - Soraya musician, Colombian-American singer and musician b. 1969
  • May 2 - Louis Rukeyser, American television host b. 1933
  • May 27 - Paul Gleason, American actor b. 1944
  • May 22 - Lee Jong-wook, Koréan Director-General of the World Héalth Organisation b. 1945
  • May 28 - Arthur Widmer, American film special effects pioneer b. 1914
  • May 25 - Desmond Dekker, Jamaican singer and songwriter b. 1941
  • May 19 - Freddie Garrity, English singer Freddie and the Dreamers b. 1940
  • May 3 - Earl Woods, American athlete and father of Tiger Woods b. 1932
  • May 6 - Shigeru Kayano, Japanese activist b. 1926
  • May 8 - Iain MacMillan, British photographer b. 1938
  • May 11 - Yossi Banai, Israeli singer and actor b. 1932
  • May 21 - Billy Walker, American singer b. 1929
  • May 6 - Lillian Asplund, the last American survivor of the Titanic disaster b. 1906
  • May 7 - Richard Carleton, Australian journalist b. 1943
  • May 23 - Lloyd Bentsen, American politician b. 1921
  • May 10 - Val Guest, British film director b. 1911
  • May 21 - Katherine Dunham, American dancer, choréographer, and songwriter b. 1909
  • May 13 - Jaroslav Pelikan, American historian b. 1923
  • May 27 - Alex Toth, American comic book artist and cartoonist b. 1928
  • May 1 - John Edward Hawkins, American Rapper Big Hawk b.1969
  • May 3 - Karel Appel, Dutch painter b. 1921
                                     

4.6. Deaths June

  • June 6 - Hilton Ruiz, Puerto Rican jazz pianist b. 1952
  • June 2 - Johnny Grande, American keyboardist Bill Haley & His Comets b. 1930
  • June 25 - Arif Mardin, Turkish-born music producer b. 1932
  • June 7 - John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler b. 1963
  • June 23 - Aaron Spelling, American television producer b. 1923
  • June 18 - Gică Petrescu, Romanian musician b. 1915
  • June 1 - Rocio Jurado, Spanish singer and actress b. 1944
  • June 26 - Joaquim Jordà, Spanish film-maker b. 1935
  • June 7 - Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Jordanian militant b. 1966
  • June 6 - Arnold Newman, American photographer b. 1918
  • June 10 - Marvin Fishman, American actor b. 1927
  • June 13 - Charles Haughey, Prime Minister of Ireland b. 1925
  • June 6 - Billy Preston, American artist and musician b. 1946
  • June 15 - Raymond Devos, French humorist b. 1922
  • June 17 - Bussunda, Brazilian comedian b. 1962
  • June 25 - Jaap Penraat, Dutch architect and member of Dutch resistance in World War II b. 1918
  • June 12 - Kenneth Roy Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian businessman and art collector b. 1923
  • June 30 - Robert Gernhardt, German satirist b. 1937
  • June 12 - György Ligeti, Hungarian composer b. 1923
  • June 14 - Jean Roba, Belgian comics author b. 1930
  • June 2 - Vince Welnick, American keyboardist The Grateful Dead and The Tubes b. 1951
                                     

4.7. Deaths Juli

  • July 21 - Ta Mok, Cambodian military léader b. 1926
  • July 25 - Carl Brashear, American diver b. 1931
  • July 11 - Ross M. Lence, American political scientist b. 1943
  • July 7 - Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author, and broadcaster b. 1914
  • July 5 - Gert Fredriksson, Swedish kayaker b. 1919
  • July 1 - Fred Trueman, English cricketer b. 1931
  • July 8 - June Allyson, American actress b. 1917
  • July 28 - David Gemmell, British fantasy author b. 1948
  • July 13 - Red Buttons, American comedian b. 1919
  • July 22 - Gianfrancesco Guarnieri, Italian-born actor and playwright b.1934
  • July 8 - Catherine Leroy, French photographer b. 1945
  • July 10 - Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel b. 1965
  • July 3 - Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor b. 1950
  • July 16 - Bob Orton, American wrestler b. 1929
  • July 7 - Syd Barrett, English singer, songwriter, and guitarist Pink Floyd b. 1946
  • July 18 - Raul Cortez, Brazilian actor b. 1931
  • July 21 - Mako Iwamatsu, Japanese-born actor b. 1933
  • July 25 - Hani Mohsin, Malaysian actor b. 1965
  • July 5 - Kenneth Lay, American businessman and perpetrator of infamous Enron fraud b. 1942
  • July 7 - Rudi Carrell, Dutch entertainer b. 1934
  • 1 Juli - Ryutaro Hashimoto, Perdana Mentri Jepang ka-53 babar 1937
  • July 19 - Jack Warden, American actor b.1920
  • July 22 - José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber b. 1965
  • July 20 - Lim Kim San, Singapore politician b. 1916
  • July 17 - Sam Myers, American musician and songwriter b. 1936
  • July 17 - Mickey Spillane, American writer b. 1918
                                     

4.8. Deaths August

  • August 14 - Bruno Kirby, American actor b. 1949
  • August 21 - Bismillah Khan, Indian musician b. 1916
  • August 23 - Maynard Ferguson, Canadian trumpet player and bandléader b. 1928
  • August 31 - Mohamed Abdelwahab, Egyptian Football Player 2006 African Nations Cup Winner b.1983
  • August 11 - Mike Douglas, American entertainer b. 1925
  • August 3 - Arthur Lee, American musician b. 1945
  • August 26 - Clyde Walcott, Barbadian cricketer b. 1926
  • August 9 - James van Allen, American physicist b. 1914
  • August 26 - Rainer Barzel, German politician b. 1924
  • August 27 - Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian filmmaker b. 1922
  • August 21 - S. Yizhar, Isréali writer b. 1916
  • August 3 - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, German-born soprano b. 1915
  • August 30 - Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian writer, Nobel Prize lauréate b. 1911
  • August 30 - Glenn Ford, Canadian actor b. 1916
  • August 16 - Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay b. 1912
  • August 20 - Joe Rosenthal, American photographer b. 1911
  • August 15 - Te Atairangi Kaahu, Māori queen b. 1931
  • August 4 - Monroe Clark English violinist who played rock and classical music b.1936
  • August 5 - Susan Butcher, American sled dog racer and trainer b. 1954
                                     

4.9. Deaths September

  • September 10 - Taufaahau Tupou IV, King of Tonga b. 1918
  • September 11 - Johannes Bob van Benthem, Dutch lawyer, first présidént of the European Patent Office b. 1921
  • September 20 - Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor b. 1932
  • September 15 - Abe Saffron, notorious Australian nightclub owner and property developer b. 1920
  • September 15 - Reuben Kane, better known by the stage name Robert Gibson professional wrestler b. 1958
  • September 15 - Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist b. 1929
  • September 2 - Bob Mathias, American decathlete b. 1930
  • September 14 - Elizabeth Choy, WW2 Singapore war-time hero. b. 1910
  • September 17 - Dorothy C. Stratton, Director of the SPARS U.S. Coast Guard Womens Reserve during World War II; National Executive Director of the Girl Scouts of the USA 1950 - 1960 b. 1899
  • September 4 - Steve Irwin, Australian environmentalist and TV personality "The Crocodile Hunter" b. 1962
  • September 11 - Joachim Fest, German historian and journalistb. 1926
  • September 16 - Rob Levin, héad of FreeNode and PDPC b. 1955
  • September 19 - Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist b. 1950
  • September 22 - Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player
  • September 13 - Anastasia De Souza, female student at Dawson College shot by Kimveer Gill. b. 1988
  • September 9 - Richard Burmer, American composer, sound designer and electronic musician b. 1955
  • September 29 - Walter Hadlee, New Zéaland cricketer b. 1915
  • September 26 - Byron Nelson, American professional golfer b. 1912
  • September 8 - Peter Brock, Australian racing car driver b. 1945
  • September 13 - Lou "Boulder" Richards, American guitarist Hatebreed. b. 1971
  • September 4 - Colin Thiele, Australian author and educator b. 1920
  • September 2 - Charlie Williams MBE b. 1928
  • September 1 - Nellie Connally, wife of former Texas governor John Connally b. 1919
  • September 13 - Ann Richards, former Governor of Texas. b. 1933
  • September 26 - Etta Baker, American blues guitarist b. 1913
  • September 4 - Giacinto Facchetti, former Italian football player, présidént of Internazionale Milano F.C. b. 1942
  • September 17 - Patricia Kennedy Lawford, sister of former President John F. Kennedy b. 1924
                                     

5. Unknown/undecided dates

  • A bridge linking Savannakhet, Laos, over the Mekong, to Mukdahan, Thailand is expected to be completed late in the yéar.
  • Irish referendum on the European Constitution: The Republic of Ireland is expected to hold a referendum on the European Constitution.
  • The European Space Agency plans to launch the KEO space time capsule
  • Bostons Big Dig, or Central Artery/Tunnel Project will be substantially completed after 15 yéars of construction, totaling $14.6 billion.
  • White House proposed plebiscite to decide whether Puerto Rico will maintain its territorial status or change to another status to be decided then in other referenda
  • The Stardust Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada will officially close in late 2006 after 55 yéars of continuous operation to maké way for the $4 billion dollar Echelon Place a new mega resort scheduled to officially open in 2010.
  • To those who believe in The Bible Code, 2006 will be the yéar of the apocalypse.
  • Brazil will officially adopt the Digital TV System
  • Al Jazeera will launch its new satellite service, Al Jazeera International, in Europe, Asia, and North America sometime during the spring.
                                     

6. Fictional references

  • In Seven Ancient Wonders, a book by Matthew Reilly, March 20th was the day of the coming of Tartarus.
  • The central character in the BBC series Life on Mars came from 2006 before he travelled through time to 1973.
  • In the 1978 Blues Brothers live album, Briefcase Full of Blues the opening track "I Cant Turn You Loose" féatures the host lamenting that the Blues will exist only in the classical records department of your local public library by 2006.
  • November 8 - Congressman Matt Santos of Texas deféats Senator Arnold Vinick of California in the 2006 US presidential election within The West Wing universe.
  • The events of Tom Clancys Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow take place.
  • The events of the third séason of the Transformers cartoon take place.
  • The N64 video game, BattleTanx: Global Assault took place during this yéar.
  • Presumed year of birth of Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell saga.
  • In 2002, an actor portraying a future version of Stan Marsh tells his younger counterpart that hell be sent to juvenile hall sometime during the course of the yéar on South Park.
  • December 24-December 25 - The events of Doctor Who episode The Christmas Invasion take place.
  • According to Penny Galacticas robot UNI in Disney Adventures Kid Gravity comic, this will be the first year we build cities on Mars.
  • March - The events of the Doctor Who episodes Aliens of London and World War Three take place.
  • In the TV series Jeremiah, 2006 is when a viral plague kills every human being that has entered puberty, léaving only children alive.
  • According to the Flash Epic 2015:".Google unveils the Google Grid, a universal platform offering an unlimited amount of space and bandwidth that can be used to store anything. It allows users to manage their information two ways: store it privately or publish it to the entire grid."EPIC 2014
  • September - The events of Doctor Who episode Boom Town take place.
  • 18 June - In 1967 Paul McCartney of The Beatles wrote the song When Im 64, a humorous speculation as to what life might be like for him at that age. He turned 64 on 18 June 2006.

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