What Happened on April 29, 2006

Historical Events

  • NFL Draft: North Carolina State defensive end Mario Williams first pick from Houston Texans

Famous Weddings

  • "The O.C." actress Amanda Righetti (23) weds film director and writer Jordan Alan in Oahu, Hawaii
  • Ranchera singer Lupillo Rivera weds Mayeli in Garden Grove, California

Famous Deaths

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006)

Canadian-American economist and writer (Affluent Society - Sidney Hillman Award, 1958), dies of natural causes at 97

2006 Highlights

About April 29, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad Day - Daniel Powter
  • UK #1 Song: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley