17th of December, 2005
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of December, 2005, fell on a Saturday.
This date fell on a weekend.
13 years, 2 months and 4 days have passed since the 17th of December, 2005.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of
Day 351 of
2005. Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of December, 2005 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of December, 2005, will be 13 years of age.
American Format: 12-17-2005 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2005-12-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20051217" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1134777600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of December, 2005:
United States: Run It - Chris Brown
United Kingdom: Stickwitu - Pussycat Dolls Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
The Chronicles of Narnia" 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 17th of December, 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.
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."
Chuck Norris Facts
In 2005, "Chuck Norris Facts" began to take-off in popularity.
Weather information for the 17th of December, 2005:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 27.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 8.13cm.
London, England: Temperature: 1.56 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 17th of December, 2005. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of December, 2005 was probably conceived around the
9th of March, 2005. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of December, 2005 is the
26th of September, 2006. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
18th of November, 2005: The film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) is released.
18th of November, 2005: Walk the Line (2005) is released in movie theaters.
22nd of November, 2005: The Xbox 360 is released.
8th of December, 2005: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) is released.
9th of December, 2005: Brokeback Mountain (2005) is released in movie theaters.
16th of December, 2005: The movie King Kong (2005) is released.
16th of December, 2005: Actor John Spencer dies from a heart attack.
23rd of December, 2005: The movie Munich (2005) is released.
4th of January, 2006: Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffers a severe stroke.
6th of January, 2006: The horror movie Hostel (2005) is released in cinemas.
6th of January, 2006: Match Point (2005) is released. Soccer Results
Premier League results from the 17th of December, 2005.
Aston Villa lose 2-0 at home to Man United.
Everton are thrashed 4-0 at home to Bolton.
Fulham defeat Blackburn 2-1.
Man City defeat Birmingham 4-1.
Portsmouth defeat West Brom 1-0.
West Ham lose 4-2 at home to Newcastle.
Wigan defeat Charlton 3-0.
On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of December:
17th of December, 1967: Australian prime minister Harold Holt goes missing while swimming at a beach.
17th of December, 1983: A fire at a nightclub in Madrid, Spain, kills 83 people.
17th of December, 1983: A Provisional IRA car bomb kills 6 people outside of Harrods in London.
17th of December, 1996: The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement takes 72 hostages in the Japanese Embassy in Lima, Peru.
17th of December, 2011: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies of a suspected heart attack.
17th of December, 1980: The comedy-action film Any Which Way You Can (1980), is released in cinemas.
17th of December, 1989: The first episode of The Simpsons is aired.
17th of December, 1999: The movie Stuart Little (1999) is released.
17th of December, 2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) is released.
17th of December, 2009: Avatar (2009) is released.
17th of December, 2010: Black Swan (2010) is released in movie theaters.
17th of December, 2010: The movie TRON: Legacy (2010) is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
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. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Call of Duty 2 - The second game in the series.
F.E.A.R. - First-person shooter / survival horror game.
Fahrenheit - Interactive investigation game.
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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of December:
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of December, 2005. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of December, 2005.
4,811 days have passed since this date.
415,670,400 seconds have passed since the 17th of December, 2005.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 484,948,800 times.
Since the 17th of December, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 214,485,926,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 69,278,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,747,654 steps. That's about 15,888 miles!
Since this date, 4,988,045 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sabado. Random Dates
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