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MMVI

Ab urbe condita 2759
Armenian calendar 1455
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԵ
Bahá'í calendar 162 – 163
Buddhist calendar 2550
Coptic calendar 1722 – 1723
Ethiopian calendar 1998 – 1999
Hebrew calendar 5766 5767
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(平成 18年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2666
(皇紀2666年)
Julian calendar 2051
Korean calendar 4339
Thai solar calendar 2549
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2006 (MMVI ) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2006th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 6th year of the 3rd millennium, the 6th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2000s decade.

2006 was designated as:


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Births[edit | edit source]

Jacob Tremblay

Deaths[edit | edit source]

Deaths
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January[edit | edit source]

Shelley Winters

Sudharmono

February[edit | edit source]

Betty Friedan

Don Knotts

March[edit | edit source]

Slobodan Milošević

Lennart Meri

April[edit | edit source]

John Kenneth Galbraith

May[edit | edit source]

Floyd Patterson

June[edit | edit source]

Billy Preston

Bussunda

July[edit | edit source]

June Allyson

August[edit | edit source]

James Van Allen

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Alfredo Stroessner

Glenn Ford

Naguib Mahfouz

September[edit | edit source]

Bob Mathias

Steve Irwin

October[edit | edit source]

P. W. Botha

November[edit | edit source]

Jack Palance

Ferenc Puskás

Robert Altman

December[edit | edit source]

Peter Boyle

James Brown

Gerald Ford

Saddam Hussein

Nobel Prizes[edit | edit source]

New English words and terms[edit | edit source]

  • agender
  • bucket list
  • crowdfunding
  • crowdsourcing
  • Eris
  • hypermiling
  • mumblecore
  • sizzle reel
  • ski cross[47]

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  2. ^ Dejevsky, Mary (2009-01-03). "Mary Dejevsky: Russia has good reason for what it is doing. Why do we have to keep demonizing it?". The Independent (London). https://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/mary-dejevsky/mary-dejevsky-russia-has-good-reason-for-what-it-is-doing-why-do-we-have-to-keep-demonising-it-521462.html. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  3. ^ Huggler, Justin (2006-01-13). "Hundreds killed as Haj pilgrims rush to stone the devil". The Independent (London). https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/hundreds-killed-as-haj-pilgrims-rush-to-stone-the-devil-522749.html. Retrieved 2009-07-06. 
  4. ^ "What is the Islamic hajj?". CBC News. 2006-01-12. http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/islam/hajj.html. Retrieved 2009-07-06. "It's the same place where 362 people died in a stampede on Jan. 12, 2006" 
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  8. ^ Associated Press (2006-02-10). "Winter Games open in Turin" (in en-GB). The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/feb/10/winterolympicsturin2006.sport. 
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  14. ^ "Scramjet team 'happy' after Woomera flight". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 2006-03-25. http://www.abc.net.au/news/items/200603/1600810.htm?queensland. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
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  21. ^ "M 6.3 - Java, Indonesia". https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usp000ej1c#executive. 
  22. ^ "U.S. Military Joins Indonesia Quake Relief". CBS News. May 31, 2006. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/05/31/ap/world/mainD8HUGLJO0.shtml. 
  23. ^ "Montenegro declares independence from Serbia". USA Today. 2006-06-03. https://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2006-06-03-montenegro_x.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-25. 
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  25. ^ "BBC SPORT | Football | World Cup 2006 | for World Cup". 2006-06-09. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/world_cup_2006/5056630.stm. 
  26. ^ "Zidane off as Italy win World Cup". 2006-07-09. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/world_cup_2006/4991652.stm. 
  27. ^ Butcher, Tim (2006-06-29). "Israel launches warning air strikes on Gaza". The Daily Telegraph (London). https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/1522647/Israel-launches-warning-air-strikes-on-Gaza.html. Retrieved 2009-07-25. 
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  29. ^ Olesen, Alexa (2006-07-02). "China's first train to Tibet conquers high-altitude hurdles". USA Today. Associated Press. https://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/techinnovations/2006-07-02-china-railway_x.htm?POE=TECISVA. Retrieved 2009-07-31. 
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  42. ^ "Iraqi militias take fiery revenge for slaughter". Associated Press. 2006-11-25. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15873863/. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 
  43. ^ Xiaodan, Du (2006-12-05). "Fiji´s troops seize police weapons". China Central Television. http://www.cctv.com/english/20061205/100939.shtml. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 
  44. ^ CNN Wire Staff (4 December 2011). "Mexico's president pledges to continue fighting cartels". CNN. Archived from the original on January 27, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120127111118/http://articles.cnn.com/2011-12-04/americas/world_americas_mexico-president-speech_1_drug-war-strategy-cartels-human-rights?_s=PM%3AAMERICAS. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
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