What Happened on June 29, 2006

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bush's plan to try Guantanamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violates U.S. and international law.

Famous Deaths

  • Fabián Bielinsky, Argentinean film director (b. 1959)
  • Lloyd Richards, Canadian-American theaterical director (Joe Turner’s Come and Gone), dies at 87
  • Randy Walker, American football fullback (Miami University) and coach (Miami University 1990-98, Northwestern University 1999-2005), dies of a heart attack at 52
2006 Highlights

About June 29, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Do I Make You Proud - Taylor Hicks
  • UK #1 Song: Maneater - Nelly Furtado