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March 13, 2005

March 13, 2005, was a Sunday. It was 19 years, 3 months, and 1 day ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on March 13, 2005:

  • United States: "Candy Shop" by 50 Cent
  • United Kingdom: "Over And Over" by Nelly ft Tim McGraw

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 13, 2005

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Candy Shop - 50 Cent Featuring Olivia
  • Boulevard Of Broken Dreams - Green Day
  • Let Me Love You - Mario
  • How We Do - The Game Featuring 50 Cent
  • Disco Inferno - 50 Cent
Play the top singles from 2005
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2005. Take a trip back to the peak days of Mario, Kanye West, 50 Cent and James Blunt.
Robots

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Robots" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 7,034 days ago. Approximately 234 months have passed. It was the 72nd day of 2005, in week 10. The decade was the 2000s. Daylight saving time (DST) started in the United States and Canada on March 13, 2005, as the clocks went forward by one hour. People who were born on March 13, 2005, are now 19 years old and belong to the Gen-Z generation. We have gone through approximately 78 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to March 13, 2005

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The date is March 13, 2005, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the week ahead.

Spring is creeping in, and the evenings are starting to get brighter. In America, the song "Candy Shop" by 50 Cent is at the top of the singles charts, while "Over And Over" by Nelly ft Tim McGraw is the number-one song in the UK. George W. Bush Jnr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Robots is at the top of the box office.

Tony Blair is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Andromeda", "Alias", "Scrubs", and "Room Raiders". In technology news, more and more people are beginning to gain access to the Internet. Internet speeds are increasing and MP3 sharing is beginning to threaten the existence of music stores.

People are using a software program called LimeWire to share music, software, and videos. Unfortunately, it is also a haven for computer viruses. Smartphones don't exist yet. There are no Androids or iPhones. Internet users are using MSN Messenger and AIM to chat with each other online.

Cameras on phones have now become the norm. Furthermore, the quality of these cameras is continuing to increase with each new phone release. We are now entering an age where any event can be instantly photographed or recorded. Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or 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.

Satirical factoids about actor Chuck Norris are extremely popular at the moment. These "Chuck Norris Facts" consist of absurd hyperbolic claims about Norris' toughness. The trial of pop star Michael Jackson for child molestation is attracting international media attention. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Johnnie Cochran, Pope John Paul II, Luther Vandross, and Lloyd Avery II would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "FIFA Football 2005", "The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap", "Resident Evil 4", and "Fight Night Round 2". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "7th Heaven", "Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids", "The Fairly OddParents", and "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County". Children are playing with toys such as Micropets, VideoNow (portable player), Easy-Bake Real Meal, and 20Q.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on March 13, 2005.

  • The trial of Michael Jackson.

    The trial of Michael Jackson

    The trial of pop singer Michael Jackson was taking place in Santa Barbara County. Jackson stood accused of child molestation and four counts of intoxicating a minor to molest him. The trial began on February 28th, 2005. It ended on June 13th, 2005, after Jackson was found not guilty.
  • Chuck Norris Facts.

    Chuck Norris Facts

    Satirical factoids called "Chuck Norris Facts" began to take off in popularity in 2005.
  • Green Day - "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

    Green Day - "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

    "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" by Green Day went on to win a Grammy for 2005's Record of the Year.
  • 2005 in music.

    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.
  • The highest paid celebrities in 2005.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2005

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2005 were Oprah Winfrey, Tiger Woods, Mel Gibson, George Lucas, Shaquille O'Neal, Steven Spielberg, Johnny Depp, Madonna, Elton John and Tom Cruise.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2005?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2005?

    In 2005, the best NBA players were Steve Nash, Shaquille O'Neal, Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, Allen Iverson, LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Amare Stoudemire, Dwyane Wade, Ray Allen, Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady, Shawn Marion, Ben Wallace and Gilbert Arenas.
  • Time Person of the Year 2005.

    Time Person of the Year 2005

    U2 singer Bono, Bill Gates, and Melinda Gates were listed as the "Time Person of the Year 2005" under the title "The Good Samaritans."
  • Kelly Brook.

    Kelly Brook

    English model Kelly Brook was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2005.
  • 2005 in movies.

    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.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    In 2005, the best soccer players were Ronaldinho, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, Thierry Henry, Andriy Shevchenko, Paolo Maldini, Adriano, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Kaká, Samuel Eto'o and John Terry.
  • Cameras on phones become the norm.

    Cameras on phones become the norm

    By 2005 and 2006, cameras on cellphones had become the norm. People could now take photographs and record videos in an instant. This was the beginning of a new era in which no event would go uncaptured.
  • Crash.

    Crash

    The film "Crash" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2005.
  • Bebo.

    Bebo

    A social network called Bebo was becoming the latest craze in countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand.
  • Happy Slapping.

    Happy Slapping

    A controversial fad called "Happy Slapping" originated in the United Kingdom during the mid-2000s. The trend involved slapping someone for the sole purpose of recording the incident with a camera phone.
  • MySpace.

    MySpace

    MySpace was the most popular social network in the world between 2005 and 2008. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs. It also had chat rooms and other features.
  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids

    "Scene Kids" became a big subculture in the latter half of the decade. Their fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors, and straight hair with long fringes.
  • Bushisms.

    Bushisms

    There were books, websites, and posters dedicated to "Bushisms", which were verbal mishaps by US President George W. Bush. Example: "Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."
  • Ugg boots.

    Ugg boots

    Sheepskin-lined kicks called "Ugg boots" were in style. Celebrities such as Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Kate Moss, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton helped popularize the craze.
  • Landline phones begin to die out.

    Landline phones begin to die out

    The popularity of house telephones was starting to decline due to the rise of personal cellphones.
  • Internet usage increases dramatically.

    Internet usage increases dramatically

    From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. It was around this time that social networks became a thing.
  • The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    The Internet begins to hurt music stores

    MP3 sharing on the Internet became extremely common in the early-to-mid 2000s. MP3 players were taking over, and portable CD players such as the "Discman" were being phased out. As downloads surged, it became increasingly obvious that most music stores would not survive the onslaught of the new digital age.
  • The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox

    The PlayStation 2 and the original Xbox were competing with one another.
  • MSN Messenger and AIM.

    MSN Messenger and AIM

    People were using MSN Messenger and AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) to chat with their friends online.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around March 13, 2005.

  • February 11, 2005: Hitch (2005), starring Will Smith, is released in cinemas.
  • February 13, 2005: NBA star Karl Malone announces his retirement.
  • February 14, 2005: The video-sharing website YouTube is founded.
  • February 18, 2005: A ban on fox hunting comes into force in England and Wales.
  • February 21, 2005: The first episode of "Avatar: The Last Airbender" is aired.
  • February 22, 2005: American rock band Blink-182 announce that they are going on an "indefinite hiatus".
  • February 24, 2005: 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford is abducted in Homosassa, Florida.
  • February 25, 2005: Serial killer Dennis Rader (BTK Killer) is arrested.
  • February 28, 2005: The trial of Michael Jackson begins in Santa Barbara County.
  • March 1, 2005: The video game "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30" is released.
  • March 4, 2005:
    • Martha Stewart is released from prison.
    • Rapper 50 Cent releases his second studio album, The Massacre.
  • March 10, 2005:
    • American blues singer Jackie Neal is shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    • Bianca Piper (13) goes missing in Foley, Missouri.
  • This date: March 13, 2005
  • March 14, 2005:
    • The song "Is This the Way to Amarillo" is released.
    • The first episode of the finance television program "Mad Money" is aired on CNBC.
  • March 15, 2005: The song "Hollaback Girl" is released by Gwen Stefani.
  • March 18, 2005: The teen sitcom "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" premieres on the Disney Channel.
  • March 19, 2005: The body of 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford is found in Homosassa, Florida.
  • March 24, 2005:
    • The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is released in North America.
    • The first episode of The Office (American version) is aired on TV.
  • March 27, 2005: The first episode of Grey's Anatomy is aired.
  • March 29, 2005:
    • The song "We Belong Together" is released by Mariah Carey.
    • American lawyer Johnnie Cochran passes away from a brain tumor.
  • March 31, 2005: A brain-damaged woman named Terri Schiavo dies after several years of legal battles to keep her alive in a vegetative state.
  • April 1, 2005: Sin City (2005) is released.
  • April 2, 2005:
    • Pope John Paul II passes away.
    • Newcastle teammates Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer are both sent off for fighting with each other.
  • April 3, 2005:
    • WrestleMania 21: Batista defeats Triple H at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
    • WrestleMania 21: John Cena wins the WWE Championship after defeating John "Bradshaw" Layfield.
  • April 6, 2005: The first episode of the reality TV show "Meet the Barkers" is aired on MTV.
  • April 8, 2005: The funeral of Pope John Paul II takes place.
  • April 9, 2005: Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles are married.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 13, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 13, 2005 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Mid-2000s fashion

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Mid-2000s fashion

Television shows

TV series on March 13, 2005

TV audiences were watching the following shows on March 13, 2005:

TV shows from March 2005.

My Super Sweet 16
My Super Sweet 16
House
House
Date My Mom
Date My Mom
Battlestar Galactica
Battlestar Galactica
Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
Boston Legal
Boston Legal
CSI: NY
CSI: NY
Lost
Lost
Joey
Joey
Dog the Bounty Hunter
Dog the Bounty Hunter
Stargate Atlantis
Stargate Atlantis
Deadwood
Deadwood

Cars in 2005

2005 saw the introduction of cars such as the Buick Lucerne, the Honda Civic (eighth generation), the Volkswagen Passat (B6), the Citroën C6, the Mercury Milan, and the Dodge Charger (2005).

Cars in 2005.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in March 2005

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Avatar: The Last Airbender
American Dragon: Jake Long
American Dragon: Jake Long
Zoey 101
Zoey 101

The Backyardigans
The Backyardigans
Postcards from Buster
Postcards from Buster
Maya & Miguel
Maya & Miguel
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
Veronica Mars
Veronica Mars
Unfabulous
Unfabulous
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
LazyTown
LazyTown
Toys

Toys in 2005

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

20Q
20Q
The Nintendo DS
The Nintendo DS
V. Smile TV Learning System
V. Smile TV Learning System
Furreal Luv Cubs
Furreal Luv Cubs
Baby Annabell
Baby Annabell
Tamagotchi Connection
Tamagotchi Connection
RoboSapien (toy robot)
RoboSapien (toy robot)
Cosmolight Alien Eggs
Cosmolight Alien Eggs
Mighty Beanz
Mighty Beanz
Ello Creation System
Ello Creation System
Easy-Bake Real Meal
Easy-Bake Real Meal
VideoNow (portable player)
VideoNow (portable player)
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in March 2005.

Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 2005
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30
Fight Night Round 2 2005
Fight Night Round 2
Tekken 5 2005
Tekken 5
Gran Turismo 4 2005
Gran Turismo 4
Resident Evil 4 2005
Resident Evil 4
World of Warcraft 2004
World of Warcraft
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 2004
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Half-Life 2 2004
Half-Life 2
Need for Speed: Underground 2 2004
Need for Speed: Underground 2
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap 2004
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
Halo 2 2004
Halo 2
Football Manager 2005 2004
Football Manager 2005

Were you born on March 13, 2005?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2005.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 13, 2011, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 13.

Adam Clayton

Adam Clayton

U2
Born on March 13, 1960
He turned 45 on this day in 2005.

Andrés Escobar

Andrés Escobar

Colombian soccer player Deceased
Born on March 13, 1967
He was not alive on this date.

Common

Common

Rapper
Born on March 13, 1972
He turned 33 on this day in 2005.

Danny Masterson

Danny Masterson

Actor
Born on March 13, 1976
He turned 29 on this day in 2005.

Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof

English model Deceased
Born on March 13, 1989
She turned 16 on this day in 2005.

Jack Harlow

Jack Harlow

Rapper
Born on March 13, 1998
He turned 7 on this day in 2005.

USA

US President

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on March 13, 2005.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 13, 2005 was most likely conceived around June 20, 2004.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 13, 2005 is close to December 4, 2005.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about March 13, 2005:

  • 7,034 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,004 weeks have passed.
  • 607,734,000 seconds have passed since March 13, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 709,023,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 313,590,744,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,289,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 52,265,124 steps. That's roughly 23,229 miles.
  • 7,292,808 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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