What Happened on December 5, 2006

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Audrey Hepburn's Givenchy little black dress from film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" auctioned for charity for record £467,200 ($923,187) at Christie's, London

  • Commodore Frank Bainimarama overthrows the government in Fiji

Sports History

Greg Maddux signs a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres worth $10 million

Famous Deaths

  • David Bronstein, Ukrainian-born chess grandmaster, dies at 82
2006 Highlights

About December 5, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Wanna Love You - Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg
  • UK #1 Song: Patience - Take That