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BOOMERNET Chronicle: 2006

2006

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U.S. Facts

  • President: George W. Bush (R)
  • Population: 298,217,000
  • Life Expectancy: 77.9 Years
  • Unemployment: 4.6 %
  • Average Annual Salary: $46,326
  • Minimum Wage: $5.15 per hour

What Things Cost

  • Automobile: $27,800
  • Gasoline: $2.74 per gallon
  • House: $225,000
  • Bread: $1.05 per loaf
  • Milk: $3.25 per gallon
  • Postage Stamp: $0.39

Major U.S. Events

  • Democrats regain control of Congress
  • Bush approval slides to all-time low
  • U.S population reaches 300 million
  • By the end of the year the U.S. death toll in Iraq reaches 3,000 vs. civilian estimate of 100,000 or more

Major World Events

  • Insurgents launch more attacks in Iraq, as country slides toward civil war
  • Saddam Hussein is convicted of crimes against humanity in Iraq

January-March

  • Hamas wins majority in Palestinian legislature, defying world opinion
  • Senate renews Patriot Act

April-July

  • Massive anti-war demonstrations mark 3rd year of war in Iraq
  • Lebanon-Israeli conflict adds to tension in Mideast

August-December

  • George Bush signs bill for 700 miles of fence along Mexican border
  • Donald Rumsfeld resigns as Secretary of Defense

Top Songs

  • You’re Beautiful by James Blunt
  • You And Me by Lifehouse
  • Bad Day by Daniel Powter
  • Because Of You by Kelly Clarkson
  • Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield

Other New Songs

  • Black Horse & The Cherry Tree by K.T. Tunstall
  • Walk Away by Kelly Clarkson
  • Crazy by Gnarls Barkley
  • Not Ready To Make Nice by the Dixie Chicks
  • Have A Nice Day by Bon Jovi

Top Movies

  • The Departed
  • Dreamsgirls
  • Flags Of Our Fathers
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • The Queen

Top Books

  • The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
  • 1776 by David McCullough
  • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart
  • Against The Day by Thomas Pynchon

Top TV Shows (2005-06)

  • Lost
  • The Office
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • Desperate Housewives
  • Gilmore Girls
  • 24

Major League Baseball: World Series

  • St. Louis Cardinals d. Detroit Tigers

Pro Football: Championship

  • Super Bowl: Pittsburgh Steelers d. Seattle Seahawks

Ice Hockey: Stanley Cup

  • Carolina Hurricanes d. Edmonton Oilers

Pro Basketball: Championship

  • Miami Heat d. Dallas Mavericks

NCAA Champions

  • Football: University of Florida Gators
  • Basketball: University of Florida Gators

Other Champions

  • Winter Olmypics: Winter Olympics: Germany
  • Golf: Tiger Woods is PGA player of the year
  • Tennis: Roger Federer and Andy Roddick win the U.S. Open
  • Horse Racing: Barbaro wins Kentucky Derby
  • Auto Racing: Sam Hornish, Jr. wins Indianapolis 500
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