Germany hosted the 2006 FIFA World Cup (which Italy went on to win), Twitter is launched and we lost our favourite Ozzy wildlife presenter- Steve Irwin.
Shakira- Hips don't lie
Justin Timberlake- Sexyback
Nelly Furtado- Maneater
Chico- It's Chico Time
Daniel Craig's first Bond movie was released- Casino Royale, alongside The Devil Wears Prada, 300 and Pans Labyrinth
Top Gear Presenter Richard Hammond was seriosuly injured while filming a piece for the series and Top of the Pops was axed along with They Think it's All Over.