What Happened on June 6, 2006

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Newman, American photographer(Faces USA), dies at 88

Billy PrestonBilly Preston (1946-2006)

American soul organist, singer-songwriter, piano player ("Nothing From Nothing"; "You Are So Beautiful"), and '5th Beatle' ("Get Back"), dies following long-term health issues at 59

  • Hilton Ruiz, Puerto Rican-American bebop and Afro-Cuban jazz pianist, dies from injuries sustained in a fall at 54
2006 Highlights

About June 6, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ridin' - Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
  • UK #1 Song: I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair) - Sandi Thom