What Happened on September 19, 2006

Historical Events

  • Thai military stages a coup in Bangkok. The Constitution is revoked and martial law is declared.

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Rio [Daniel Flores], American rock singer, saxophonist, and songwriter (The Champs - "Tequila"), dies of pneumonia at 77
  • Elizabeth Allen, American actress (b. 1929)
  • Hugh Kawharu, New Zealander Ngāti Whātua Māori chief (b. 1927)
  • Martha Holmes, American photographer (b. 1923)
  • Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist (b. 1950)
2006 Highlights

About September 19, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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