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2006
   Winter Olympics host was   
Torino
2006
   Commonwealth Games host was   
Melbourne
2006
   FIFA World Cup winners were   
Italy
2006
   winner of the Mercury Music Prize was   
Arctic Monkeys
Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
2006
   Grand National was won by   
Numbersixvalverde
2006
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Roger Federer
d. Andy Roddick 6-2 4-6 7-5 6-1
2006
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Maria Sharapova
2006
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Roger Federer
2006
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Amélie Mauresmo
2006
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Rafael Nadal
2006
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
Jersey Boys
2006
   World Series Champions were the   
St. Louis Cardinals
5 games v. Detroit Tigers. MVP: David Eckstein
2006
   Swiss Football League Championship winners were   
FC Zürich
Al-Salam Boccaccio 98
   sank in   
2006
Feb. 3 A Red Sea ferry, enroute from Saudi Arabia to Egypt, caused it to sink 60 miles off the Egyptian coast.
2006
   champions were   
Florida
2006
   the President was   
Giorgio Napolitano
15 May 2006 -
2006
   saw the release of   
Little Miss Sunshine
Two road-trip rules learnt: The lesson is in the journey. Airconditioning is vital.
2006
   the winner was   
Orhan Pamuk
Turkey, b. 1952; "who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures"
2006
   the winner was   
The Departed
Directed by Martin Scorsese for Warner Bros
2006
   the winner was   
Barbaro
Edgar Prado
2006
   winner of The Masters was   
Phil Mickelson
2006
   the winner was   
Munster
Ireland
2006
   winners of the Premiership were   
Chelsea
2006
   UEFA Champions League winners were   
Barcelona
Spain
2006
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Roger Federer
2006
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Liverpool
2006
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Amelie Mauresmo
Costello 2006
   was played by Jack Nicholson in   
The Departed
2006
   the winner was   
An Inconvenient Truth
A documentary on Al Gore's campaign to make people aware of the truth about Global Warming
2006
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
McGuinness
Honda- 1010cc
2006
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
McGuinness
Honda- 600 cc
2006
   the award was won by   
The Ballad of Desmond Kale by Roger McDonald
2006
   the winner was   
Justine Henin-Hardenne
Defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4, 6-4
Montenegro
   gained independence in   
2006
3 June. Serbia and Montenegro
2006
   Formula One Drivers' Championship winner was   
Fernando Alonso
Driving a Renault.
2006
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Delta Blues
Jockey - Yasunari Iwata, Trainer - Katsuhiko Sumii, Owner - Sunday Racing Co Ltd, Time - 3:21.47-
2006
   the winner was   
Troy Smith
QB from Ohio State
2006
   Eurovision Song Contest winner was   
Finland
"Hard Rock Hallelujah" performed by Lordi
Tim Tolkien
   created the sculpture   
Lanchester Car Monument, 2006
2006
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Bernardini
Javier Castellano on board -- Trainer Tom Albertrani -- Darley Stables -- 1:54.65
2006
   was the debut year for   
Armenia
2006
   winner was   
Fábio Cannavaro
Italy
2006
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Zara Phillips
Three day eventer
2006
   winner was   
Manchester United
Manchester United 4 Wigan Athletic 0
2006
   was won by   
Point Barrow (IRE)
Hughes, O'Dwyer, Foley
Gary Matthews, Jr.
   hit a natural cycle on   
September 12, 2006
Texas Rangers outfielder against the Detroit Tigers in the American League. age 21
2006
   was won by   
Steve Nash
2006
   Young Player of the year was   
Wayne Rooney
Manchester United
2006
   player of the year was   
Steven Gerrard
Liverpool
Dame Silvia Cartwright
   was Governor General from   
2001 - 2006
04/04/2001 - 04/08/2006 Monarch Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Helen Clark. Awarded the PCNZM, DBE.






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