Victory for England in a dramatic Ashes series. Here's England cricket captain Michael Vaughan posing with a replica of the Ashes urn on a celebratory bus tour of London.
And victory for EastEnders as they beat off Coronation Street to win best soap at the Inside Soap awards for the ninth year in a row.
Another winner! Antony and the Johnsons scooped the Mercury Music Prize for their album I Am A Bird Now, beating favourites Kaiser Chiefs as well as chart-toppers Coldplay.
Pop star Britney Spears and husband Kevin Federline became mum and dad to Preston this month.
And Prince Harry was celebrating his 21st birthday - but he didn't have a big party as he was away training with the Army.
The chips are down! The government announced that junk food is going to be banned from schools from September 2006.
A United Nations report revealed that great ape species like gorillas, chimps and orang-utans could be extinct in the wild within 50 years.
And as parts of America recovered from Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita struck - causing widespread damage.