The 8th of July, 2005, fell on a Friday. Day 189 of 2005. Decade: 2000s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 8th of July, 2005:
Fantastic Four (2005) is released.
British horror film The Descent (2005) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of July, 2005:
United States: Inside Your Heaven - Carrie Underwood
United Kingdom: Ghetto Gospel - 2Pac ft. Elton John
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Fantastic Four" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 8th of July, 2005.
Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
Throughout 2005, a social network called Bebo was beginning to rise in popularity in countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
2005 in movies.
Movies released in 2005 included Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, King Kong, Madagascar, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, War of the Worlds, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Batman Begins, Hitch, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Brokeback Mountain, Sin City, Walk the Line, Pride & Prejudice and Capote.
English model Kelly Brook is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2005.
Time Person of the Year 2005
U2 singer Bono, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates are listed as the Time Person of the Year 2005; under the title "The Good Samaritans."
2005 in music.
Popular music artists in 2005 included 50 Cent, The Game, Green Day, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, Ciara, Mariah Carey, The Pussycat Dolls, Missy Elliott, The Black Eyed Peas, Young Jeezy, Chris Brown and Kanye West.
Chuck Norris Facts
In 2005, "Chuck Norris Facts" began to take-off in popularity.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of July:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide - Nickelodeon TV show about the adventures of middle school teenager Ned Bigby.
Joey - Short-lived spin-off show about the life of Friend's character Joey Tribbiani.
Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Battlefield 2 - FPS game.
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game - Lego-based spin-off game that was based on the Star Wars universe.
God of War - Third-person adventure game.
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 - Game based on the television series.
Resident Evil 4 - Survival horror video game.
World of Warcraft - Massively multiplayer online role-playing game.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - The third game in the series.
Half-Life 2 - FPS game.
Halo 2 - FPS game that was released for the XBox 360.
Killzone - FPS game.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 8th of July, 2005.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of July, 2005.
5,183 days have passed since this date.
447,811,200 seconds have passed since the 8th of July, 2005.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 522,446,400 times.
Since the 8th of July, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 231,070,579,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,635,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,511,763 steps. That's about 17,116 miles!
Since this date, 5,373,734 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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