On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 2006

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Newman, American photographer (b. 1918)
  • Billy Preston, American soul musician, singer and pianist, 5th Beatle ("Nothing From Nothing"; "You Are So Beautiful"), dies following long-term health issues at 59
  • Hilton Ruiz, Puerto Rican-American jazz pianist (b. 1952)
2006 Highlights

About June 6, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini