On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "If You're Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows)" single released by Rodney Atkins (Billboard Song of the Year 2006)
  • 11th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: Brokeback Mountain wins Best Film

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Caldecott, Australian motorcycle racer (b. 1964)
  • Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor (Friends, Comrades) and director, dies at 68