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2006


Jan
6
Release: Grandma's BoyThe movie Grandma's Boy is released (2006)Top 10 Hilarious Movie Masturbation Scenes

6
Release: HostelThe film Hostel is released (2006)Top 10 Torture Scenes
Top 10 Torture Porn Movies

6
Release: Match PointThe film Match Point is released (2006)Top 10 Sexy Movie Scenes

17
Release: Release of Shake That by EminemRelease of Shake That by Eminem (2006)Another Top 10 Animated Music Videos

23
WatchMojo.com is foundedWatchMojo.com is founded (2006)Origins of WatchMojo: 10 Things You Didn't Know
Top 10 WatchMojo Top 10s of 2013
WatchMojo Bloopers and Behind-the-Scenes Outtakes Part 2

23
Release: Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not is releasedWhatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not is released (2006)Top 10 Arctic Monkeys Songs

28
What You Know by T.I. is releasedWhat You Know by T.I. is released (2006)Top 10 Rap Songs of the 2000s

29
The Family Guy episode Patriot Games first airsThe Family Guy episode Patriot Games first airs (2006)Top 10 Family Guy Episodes

Feb
3
The TV series The IT Crowd airs its first episodeThe TV series The IT Crowd airs its first episode (2006)Top 10 British TV Comedies

4
Death of Betty FriedanDeath of Betty Friedan (2006)Top 10 Women’s Activists

10
Arrested Development airs its last episode on FOXThe series Arrested Development airs its last episode on FOX (2006)Top 10 'Arrested Development' Running Gags
Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon
Top 10 Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000s
Top 10 Comeback Performances

10
Release: The Pink PantherThe film The Pink Panther is released (2006)Top 10 Worst Movie Casting Choices

10
Release: The series Arrested Development airs its final episodeThe series Arrested Development airs its last episode on FOX (2006)Top 10 TV Grandpas of All Time

Mar
3
Release: UltravioletThe film Ultraviolet is released. (2006)Top 10 Movie Fights on Rooftops

6
Release: Beast and the Harlot by Avenged SevenfoldBeast and the Harlot by Avenged Sevenfold (2006)Top 10 Guitar Riffs of the 2000s

10
Release: The Hills Have EyesThe film The Hills Have Eyes is released (2006)Top 10 Best Horror Movie Remakes
Top 10 Horror Movies Inspired By True Events

17
Release: Find Me GuiltyThe film Find Me Guilty is released (2006)Top 10 Vin Diesel Moments

17
Release: V for VendettaThe film V for Vendetta is released (2006)Top 10 Graphic Novel Movie Adaptations

23
Release: Crazy by Gnarls Barkley is releasedCrazy by Gnarls Barkley is released (2006)Top 10 Decade Defining Songs of the 2000s

23
Release: The Lives of OthersThe film The Lives of Others is released (2006)Top 10 Successful Foreign Films

24
Release: Inside ManThe film Inside Man is released (2006)Top 10 Denzel Washington Performances

26
Release: The Simpsons episode Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife first airsThe Simpsons episode Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife first airs (2006)Top 10 Guest Stars on The Simpsons (Who Play Characters)

31
Release: Awesome; I Fxckin' Shot That!The film Awesome; I Fxckin' Shot That! is released (2006)Top 10 Greatest Concert Films

31
Release: The Devil and Daniel JohnstonThe film The Devil and Daniel Johnston is released (2006)Top 10 Best Rock Documentaries

Apr
6
Angry Video Game Nerd joins YouTubeAngry Video Game Nerd joins YouTube (2006)Top 10 YouTube Celebrities

7
Release: BrickThe film Brick is released (2006)Top 10 Neo-Noir Films
Top 10 Femme Fatales in Modern Cinema

8
Shedden massacreShedden massacre: The bodies of eight men, all shot to death, are found in a field in Ontario, Canada. The murders are soon linked to the Bandidos motorcycle gang (2006)Bandidos Motorcycle Gang Massacre

14
Release: Hard CandyThe film Hard Candy is released (2006)Top 10 Torture Scenes
Top 10 Revenge Movies

24
Release: Gnarls Barkley's debut St. Elsewhere is releasedGnarls Barkley's debut St. Elsewhere is releasedCee Lo Green: Bio of the Singer and Actor

24
Release: LDN by Lily AllenLDN by Lily Allen (2006)Top 10 Happy-Sounding Songs That Are Actually Depressing

28
Release: United 93The film United 93 is released (2006)Top 10 Greatest Airplane Movies

29
Daft Punk live at CoachellaDaft Punk live at Coachella in California, U.S.A. (2006).Top 10 Greatest Live Musical Performances

May
5
Release: Mission: Impossible IIIThe film Mission: Impossible III is released (2006)Top 10 Crazy Tom Cruise Moments
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Performances
Top 10 Movie Hackers
Top 10 Action Movies of the 2000s

9
Release: Release of Hey There DelilahRelease of Hey There Delilah (2006)Top 10 Stalker Songs

9
Release: Release of Stadium ArcadiumRelease of Stadium Arcadium (2006)Top 10 Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs

14
The TV series Malcolm in the Middle airs its last episodeThe TV series Malcolm in the Middle airs its last episode (2006)Top 10 Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000s
Top 10 Married Sitcom Couples

14
The TV series The West Wing airs its last episodeThe TV series The West Wing airs its last episode (2006)Top 10 TV Bottle Episodes
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths

15
Release date of New Super Mario Bros.Release date of New Super Mario Bros. The best selling game on the Nintendo DS at over 30 million copies sold. It marked Mario's return to 2D platforming after 14 years.Top 10 Nintendo DS Games

15
Release: The Raconteurs' debut, Broken Boy Soldiers, is releasedThe Raconteurs' debut, 'Broken Boy Soldiers', is releasedTop 10 Supergroups

18
The TV series That '70s Show airs its last episodeThe TV series That '70s Show airs its last episode (2006)Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars
Top 10 Will They or Won't They Sitcom Couples

19
Release: The Da Vinci CodeThe film The Da Vinci Code is released (2006)Top 10 Bad Movies That Were Successful

22
The TV series Alias airs its last episodeThe TV series Alias airs its last episode (2006)Top 10 Disappointing TV Show Finales
Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark

26
Release: X-Men: The Last StandThe film X-Men: The Last Stand is released (2006)Top 10 X-Men Mutants from Movies
Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools
Top 10 Memorable Scenes in Bad Movies

Jun
9
Release: Cars is releasedCars is released (2006)Top 10 Pixar Villains

9
Release: Release of CarsRelease of Cars (2006)Top 10 Primary Pixar Characters

16
Release: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo DriftThe film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is released (2006)Top 10 Moments from the Fast and the Furious Franchise

22
Release: Tenacious D in The Pick of DestinyThe film Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is released (2006)Top 10 Movie Devils

23
Release: ClickThe film Click is released (2006)Top 10 Worst Adam Sandler Movies

28
Release: Release of Black Holes and RevelationsRelease of Black Holes and Revelations (2006)Top 10 Muse Songs

28
Release: Superman ReturnsThe film Superman Returns is released (2006)Batman VS. Superman

Jul
4
Release: Release of Johnny Cash album American V: A Hundred HighwaysRelease of Johnny Cash album American V: A Hundred Highways (2006)Top 10 Posthumous Albums

7
Release: A Scanner Darkly is releasedA Scanner Darkly is released (2006)Top 10 Keanu Reeves Roles

9
Zinedine Zidance headbutts Marco Materazzi during the 2006 World Cup FinalZinedine Zidance headbutts Marco Materazzi during the 2006 World Cup Final (2006).Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Sports

18
Michelle Phan joins YouTubeMichelle Phan joins YouTube (2005)Top 10 YouTube Celebrities

20
Ryan Higa joins YouTubeRyan Higa joins YouTube (2006)Top 10 YouTube Celebrities

21
Release: Clerks IIThe film Clerks II is released (2006)Top 10 Movies You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

23
The TV series Chappelle's Show airs its last episodeThe TV series Chappelle's Show airs its last episode (2006)Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows

26
Release: Little Miss SunshineThe film Little Miss Sunshine is released (2006)Top 10 Unexpected Dance Scenes in Non-Dance Movies

28
Release: Release of the movie Miami ViceRelease of the movie Miami Vice (2006)Top 10 Jamie Foxx Performances

28
Release: Shorty McShorts%u2019 Shorts debutsShorty McShorts%u2019 Shorts debuts (2006)Top 10 Hated Disney Animated Shows

31
Fidel Castro hands over power to brother RaulFidel Castro hands over power temporarily to brother Raul Castro (2006)Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader

Aug
4
Release: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky BobbyThe film Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby is released (2006)Top 10 Movie Hillbillies
Top 10 Movie Brats
Will Ferrell Biography: From SNL to Anchorman 2
Top 10 Hilarious Will Ferrell Moments

9
Release: World Trade CenterThe film World Trade Center is released. Top 10 Worst Movies Based On Real Life Events

18
Release: Snakes on a PlaneThe film Snakes on a Plane is released (2006)Top 10 Memorable Scenes in Bad Movies

18
Release: The IllusionistThe film The Illusionist was released (2006)Top 10 Copycat Movies

19
Release: Release of Before He Cheats by Carrie UnderwoodRelease of Before He Cheats by Carrie Underwood (2006)Top 10 Angry Breakup Songs

25
Release: InvincibleThe film Invincible is released (2006)Top 10 Best Mark Wahlberg Performances

27
Deadwood endsThe TV show Deadwood airs its last episode (2006)Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time

Sep
1
Release: CrankThe film Crank is released (2006)Top 10 Badass Jason Statham Moments
Top 10 Movie Badasses

1
The TV show Dexter airs its first episodeThe TV show Dexter airs its first episode (2006)Top 10 TV Intros (Title Sequences)

1
Release: The Wicker ManThe film The Wicker Man is released (2006)Top 10 Least Scary Horror Movies
Top 10 Worst American Remakes of Foreign Movies
Top 10 Movies So Bad They're Good

15
Release: Gridiron GangThe film Gridiron Gang is released (2006)Top 10 Best Sports Movie Speeches

15
Release: The Black DahliaThe film The Black Dahlia is releasedTop 10 Worst Movies Based On Real Life Events

18
The show Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip airs its first episodeThe show Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip airs its first episode (2006)Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon

22
Release: Jackass Number TwoThe film Jackass Number Two is released (2006)Top 10 Best Jackass Movie Stunts

22
Theatrical release of Children of Men.Theatrical release of Children of Men. This dystopian science fiction film takes place in 2027 following two decades of human infertility.Top 10 Underrated Movies

25
Premiere of HeroesHeroes premiered on this day in 2006Top 10 TV Shows That Lost Their Mojo

25
The TV series Heroes airs its first episodeThe TV series Heroes airs its first episode (2006)Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark

27
Release: The Last King of ScotlandThe film The Last King of Scotland is released (2006)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

Oct
1
Debut of DexterThe TV series Dexter airs its first episode (2006)Top 10 Showtime Shows of All Time
Top 10 Disappointing TV Show Finales
Top 10 TV Anti-Heroes
Top 10 Real-Life Crimes Inspired by Movies and TV
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths
Top 10 Good Guys Gone Bad in TV

1
Premiere of DexterDexter premiered on this day in 2006Top 10 TV Shows That Lost Their Mojo

2
Release: Release of Land of Confusion by DisturbedRelease of Land of Confusion by Disturbed (2006)Another Top 10 Animated Music Videos

3
The TV series Death Note debutsThe TV series Death Note airs its first episode (2006)Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real
Top 10 Anime Series

5
The TV series Code Geass debutsThe TV series Code Geass airs its first episode (2006)Top 10 Anime Anti-Heroes
Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real
Top 10 Anime Series

6
Release: The DepartedThe film The Departed is released (2006)Top 10 Greatest Martin Scorsese Movies
Top 10 Male Movie Cops
Top 10 Movies of the 2000s
Top 10 Best Mark Wahlberg Performances
Top 10 Jack Nicholson Performances

11
Premiere of 30 RockThe TV series 30 Rock airs its first episode (2006)Top 10 Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000s
Top 10 Comeback Performances

20
Release: Marie Antoinette is releasedMarie Antoinette is releasedTop 10 Movie Queens

20
Release: The PrestigeThe film The Prestige was released (2006)Top 10 Copycat Movies

22
The TV series Prime Suspect airs its last episodeThe TV series Prime Suspect airs its last episode (2006)Top 10 TV Detectives

27
Release: Saw IIIThe film Saw III is released (2006)Top 10 Goriest Saw Traps

28
Death of Red AuerbachDeath of Red Auerbach (2006)Top 10 Coaches: Old vs. New

Nov
3
Release: BoratThe film Borat is released (2006)Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés
Top 10 Movie Mockumentaries
Top 10 Movie Continuations of TV Series
Top 10 Racially Offensive Movie Characters
Top 10 Movies You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

5
Saddam Hussein is sentenced to deathSaddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982 (2006)Saddam Hussein: Life and Execution of the Iraqi Dictator

6
Release: The DepartedThe film The Departed is released (2006)Top 10 Greatest Best Picture Oscar-Winning Movies

7
Debut of Gears of War.Debut of Gears of War. This cooperative third person science fiction shooter was developed by Epic Games and became one of the most popular franchises on the Xbox 360.Top 10 Modern Co-Op Video Games

10
Release: A Good YearThe film A Good Year is released (2006)Top 10 Embarrassing Movies by Critically Acclaimed Directors

11
Release: Danity Kane's self-titled first album is releasedDanity Kane's self-titled first album is releasedTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

14
Release: Casino RoyaleThe film Casino Royale is released (2006)Top 10 Movies of the 2000s
Top 10 Action Movies of the 2000s
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 On-Foot Movie Chases
Top 10 Movie Shower Scenes

19
North American release of the Nintendo Wii.North American release of the Nintendo Wii. This seventh generation gaming console introduced the world to motion controls and became a massive success.Top 10 Gaming Milestones

Dec
1
Alcatel and Lucent MergerAlcatel and Lucent merged to form Alcatel-Lucent (2006).Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

14
Release: Eragon is releasedEragon is released (2006).Top 10 Worst Book-to-Film Adaptations
Top 10 Dragons from Movies and TV

15
Release: The Pursuit of HappynessThe film The Pursuit of Happyness is released (2006)Top 10 Motivational Movies
Top 10 Greatest Business Movie Speeches

22
Release: We Are MarshallThe film We Are Marshall is released (2006)Top 10 Matthew McConaughey Performances (REDUX)
Top 10 Best Sports Movie Speeches

25
Death of James BrownDeath of James Brown (2006)Top 10 Signature Dance Moves
Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1960s

25
Release: Release of DreamgirlsRelease of Dreamgirls (2006)Top 10 Jamie Foxx Performances

26
Death of Gerald FordThe 38th President of the United States, Gerald Ford, dies.Gerald Ford Biography: U.S. President and Congressman

29
Release: Pan's LabyrinthThe film Pan's Labyrinth is released (2006)Top 10 Successful Foreign Films

30
Death of Saddam HusseinDeath of Saddam Hussein (2006)Saddam Hussein: Life and Execution of the Iraqi Dictator
Top 10 Ruthless Dictators
Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

31
The TV series Little Britain airs its last episodeThe TV series Little Britain airs its last episode (2006)Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows