What Happened on December 9, 2006

Historical Events

  • 72nd Heisman Trophy Award: Troy Smith, Ohio State (QB)
  • Moscow suffers its worst fire since 1977, killing 45 women in a drug rehabitational center.

Famous Weddings

  • "The Office" actress Lucy Davis (33) weds actor Owain Yeoman (28) at St. Paul's Cathedral in London

Famous Deaths

  • Freddie Marsden, British rock drummer (Gerry & Pacemakers - "How Do You Do It?"; "Ferry Cross The Mersey"), dies at 66
  • Georgia Gibbs [Frieda Lipschitz], American jazz and pop singer ("Kiss of Fire"; "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake"), dies at 88 [1]

About December 9, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 12 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