What Happened on July 6, 2006

Historical Events

  • The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years

Famous Weddings

  • "National Treasure" director Jon Turteltaub (42) weds co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation Amy Eldon at Saddlerock Ranch and Vineyard in Malibu, California

Famous Deaths

  • Cal Lampley, American session pianist, record producer (Miles Davis; Nina Simone, Mahalia Jackson, Groove Holmes), music critic, and educator (Peabody Institute), dies from complications of multiple sclerosis at 82
  • Kasey Rogers, American actress (Bewitched), dies at 80
  • Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (The Scots Magazine, Weir's Way), dies at 91
2006 Highlights

About July 6, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado Featuring Timbaland
  • UK #1 Song: Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Ft. Wyclef Jean