29th of August, 2005

The 29th of August, 2005, fell on a Monday. Day 241 of 2005. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 29th of August, 2005:

  • Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of August, 2005:

  • United States: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: I'll Be OK - McFly

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" 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 29th of August, 2005.

  • MySpace

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • Bebo

    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.

  • Kelly Brook

    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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 14 years, 2 months and 22 days have passed since the 29th of August, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 29th of August, 2005, will be 14 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1125270000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 29th of August, 2005:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 29th of August, 2005, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 29th of August, 2005 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of August:

  • Late Summer Bank Holiday (UK)

Weather

Weather information for the 29th of August, 2005:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 29th of August, 2005.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of August, 2005 was probably conceived around the 19th of November, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of August, 2005 is the 8th of June, 2006. (Rough Estimate).

29th of August

Events that have occurred on the 29th of August:


Television

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.

Computer Games

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 29th of August, 2005.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of August, 2005.

  • 5,195 days have passed since this date.
  • 448,851,600 seconds have passed since the 29th of August, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 523,660,200 times.
  • Since the 29th of August, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 231,607,425,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,808,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,601,238 steps. That's about 17,156 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,386,219 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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