What Happened on July 7, 2006

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians first baseman Travis Hafner becomes first player in MLB history to hit 5 grand slams before the All-Star break when he homers off Baltimore's Kris Benson

Famous Weddings

  • "Extreme Makeover" Bill Dorfman (47) weds former contestant on "The Apprentice" and beauty queen Jennifer Murphy (27) at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California
  • Anchor and Skating with Celebrities runner-up Jillian Barberie (39) weds actor Grant Reynolds (33) in Tarzana, California
  • Three-time "Survivor" contestant Stephenie LaGrossa (26) weds Michael Ward in Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • John Money, Sexologist (b. 1921)
  • Juan de √Āvalos, Spanish sculptor (b. 1911)
  • Kees Andrea, Dutch textile artist, dies at 92

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett (1946-2006)

British guitarist and singer-songwriter (Pink Floyd, 1964-68 - "See Emily Play"; solo -"The Madcap Laughs"), dies of pancreatic cancer at 60

2006 Highlights

About July 7, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 8 months and 22 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