What Happened on October 6, 2006

Famous Divorces

Matt LeBlanc

"Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (39) divorces former model Melissa McKnight (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Shigo, American Biologist and plant pathologist known for his study of tree decay and contributions to modern arboricultural practices, dies at 76

Buck O'NeilBuck O'Neil (1911-2006)

American Baseball HOF coach (1st African-American coach in MLB) and first baseman (NgL World Series 1942; 2 x NgL All Star; KC Monarchs), dies at 94

  • Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian film director (b. 1940)
  • Puck Brouwer, Dutch athlete (b. 1930)
  • Valentin Muratov, Russian gymnast (4 gold, 1 silver medals 1952, 1956 Olympics), dies at 78
  • Wilson Tucker, American sci-fi writer, dies at 91
2006 Highlights

About October 6, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: SexyBack - Justin Timberlake
  • UK #1 Song: I Don't Feel Like Dancin' - Scissor Sisters