What Happened on July 8, 2006

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Amélie Mauresmo of France wins her 2nd and last Grand Slam singles event; beats Justine Henin-Hardenne 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Famous Weddings

  • "Good Day L.A." co-host Jillian Barberie (39) weds actor Grant Reynolds in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles
  • "The Surreal Life" actress Brigitte Nielsen (43) weds model Mattia Dessi (27) at the Radisson SAS Golden Sands Resort and Spa in Malta

Famous Deaths

  • June Allyson, American actress ("Too Young to Kiss"; "The DuPont Show with June Allyson"), dies of respiratory failure and bronchitis at 88
  • Peter Hawkins, British actor/voice actor (b. 1924)
2006 Highlights

About July 8, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 10 months and 24 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