What Happened on August 30, 2006

Historical Events

  • 63rd Venice Film Festival: "Still Life" directed by Jia Zhangke wins Golden Lion

Baseball Record

Greg Maddux wins his 330th career game

Famous Weddings

Warren Buffett

Billionaire Warren Buffett (76) weds longtime companion Astrid Menks (60) in Omaha

Famous Deaths

  • Glenn Ford, Canadian-American actor (Cade's County, Big Heat, Midway), dies at 90
  • Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian novelist (Palace Walk, Sugar Street) and first Arabic writer to win a Nobel Prize (1988), dies at 94
  • Robin Cooke, Baron Cooke of Thorndon, New Zealand jurist and member of the British House of Lords (b. 1926)

About August 30, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

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