February 24th, 2005

February 24th, 2005, fell on a Thursday. It was day 55 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

15 years, 4 months and 7 days have passed since February 24th, 2005.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 24th, 2005:

  • 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford is abducted in Homosassa, Florida.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 24th, 2005:

  • United States: Let Me Love You - Mario
  • United Kingdom: Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own - U2

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Hitch" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 24th, 2005 and it's a Thursday. In America, the song Let Me Love You by Mario is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own by U2 is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hitch is at the top of the Box Office. A popular software program called LimeWire is being used by many people to share MP3 files (and viruses). Internet users are using MSN Messenger to chat with each other online.

Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a Bebo account. It's 2005, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani, Mario, Kelly Clarkson, 50 Cent, Kanye West and Ciara. "Chuck Norris Facts" are all the rage.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "CatDog", "Charmed", "Andromeda" and "That's So Raven". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Rome: Total War", "Counter-Strike: Source", "Halo 2" and "Resident Evil 4". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Malcolm in the Middle", "The Fairly OddParents", "Drake & Josh" and "Unfabulous".

Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 2", "Bratz (dolls)", "RoboSapien" and "Nintendo DS".


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 February 24th, 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.

  • Crash

    "Crash" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2005.

  • 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.

  • Green Day - "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

    "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" by Green Day would go on to win a Grammy for 2005's Record of the Year.

  • Chuck Norris Facts

    In 2005, "Chuck Norris Facts" began to take-off in popularity.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 15 years, 4 months and 7 days have passed since February 24th, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 24th, 2005, will be 15 years of age.
  • People born in 2005 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1109203200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 24th, 2005:

  • January 30th, 2005: The first free Parliamentary elections in Iraq since 1958 take place.
  • February 6th, 2005: Super Bowl XXXIX: The New England Patriots defeat the Philadelphia Eagles by 24-21 at the Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • February 10th, 2005: The engagement of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles is announced.
  • February 11th, 2005: Hitch (2005), starring Will Smith, is released in cinemas.
  • February 14th, 2005: Popular video website Youtube is founded.
  • February 22nd, 2005: American rock band Blink-182 announce that they are going on an "indefinite hiatus".
  • February 25th, 2005: Serial killer Dennis Rader (BTK Killer) is arrested.
  • February 28th, 2005: The trial of Michael Jackson begins in Santa Barbara County.
  • March 1st, 2005: The video game "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30" is released.
  • March 10th, 2005: American blues singer Jackie Neal is shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • March 14th, 2005: The song "Is This the Way to Amarillo" is released.
  • March 15th, 2005: The song "Hollaback Girl" is released by Gwen Stefani.
  • March 19th, 2005: The body of 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford is found in Homosassa, Florida.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 24th, 2005, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 24th, 2005 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • Deadwood - Western television series.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • Arrested Development - American sitcom starring Michael Cera.

2005 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2005.

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" - "Zoey 101" - "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" - "Veronica Mars" - "Unfabulous" - "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "Drake & Josh" - "One Tree Hill" - "My Life as a Teenage Robot" - "Teen Titans" - "That's So Raven" - "Jimmy Neutron" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "My Wife and Kids" - "Malcolm in the Middle" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "The Powerpuff Girls" - "That '70s Show" - "CatDog" - "Bear in the Big Blue House" - "7th Heaven"


2005 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2005:

  • Nintendo DS
  • RoboSapien
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of February:


Weather

Weather information for February 24th, 2005:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 3.8 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 17.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 1.67 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on February 24th, 2005.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 24th, 2005 was probably conceived around the 17th of May, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 24th, 2005 is the 4th of December, 2005. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Starring CJ.
  • Counter-Strike: Source - FPS game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Rome: Total War - PC strategy game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 24th, 2005.

  • 5,609 days have passed since this date.
  • 484,614,000 seconds have passed since the February 24th, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 565,383,000 times.
  • Since February 24th, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 250,060,824,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 80,769,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 41,676,804 steps. That's about 18,523 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,815,368 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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