April 9th, 2005

April 9th, 2005, fell on a Saturday. It was day 99 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since April 9th, 2005.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 9th, 2005:

  • Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles are married.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 9th, 2005:

  • United States: Candy Shop - 50 Cent
  • United Kingdom: (Is This The Way To) Amarillo - Tony Christie & Peter Kay

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is April 9th, 2005 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2005 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Candy Shop by 50 Cent is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie & Peter Kay is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Sahara is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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.

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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "King of the Hill", "CatDog", "That '70s Show" and "Futurama".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Rome: Total War", "Half-Life 2", "Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater" and "God of War". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Ed, Edd n Eddy", "My Life as a Teenage Robot", "Drake & Josh" and "Veronica Mars". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Bratz (dolls)", "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game", "RoboSapien (toy robot)" and "The PSP".


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 April 9th, 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 2005?

    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.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The trial of Michael Jackson.

    During this time, the trial of pop singer Michael Jackson was taking place in Santa Barbara County. Jackson stood accused of child molestation as well as four counts of intoxicating a minor to molest him. The trial began on the 28th of February, 2005. It ended on the 13th of June, 2005, after Jackson was found not guilty.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 16 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since April 9th, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 9th, 2005, will be 16 years of age.
  • People born in 2005 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1113001200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 9th, 2005:

  • 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 14th, 2005: The first episode of the finance television program "Mad Money" is aired on CNBC.
  • 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.
  • March 24th, 2005: The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is released in North America.
  • March 27th, 2005: The first episode of Grey's Anatomy is aired.
  • March 29th, 2005: The song "We Belong Together" is released by Mariah Carey.
  • March 29th, 2005: American lawyer Johnnie Cochran passes away from a brain tumor.
  • April 1st, 2005: Sin City (2005) is released.
  • April 2nd, 2005: Pope John Paul II passes away.
  • April 3rd, 2005: WrestleMania 21: Batista defeats Triple H at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
  • April 3rd, 2005: WrestleMania 21: John Cena wins the WWE Championship after defeating John "Bradshaw" Layfield.
  • April 8th, 2005: The funeral of Pope John Paul II takes place.
  • This date: April 9th, 2005
  • April 13th, 2005: Dylan Avery releases the conspiracy film "Loose Change".
  • April 14th, 2005: The movie Hard Candy (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • April 15th, 2005: The Amityville Horror (2005) is released.
  • April 19th, 2005: Rapper Blade Icewood is fatally shot in Detroit, Michigan.
  • April 19th, 2005: The Pussycat Dolls release their song "Don't Cha".
  • April 19th, 2005: Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is elected as the new pope.
  • April 23rd, 2005: "Me at the zoo": The first ever Youtube video is uploaded by the website's co-founder Jawed Karim.
  • April 28th, 2005: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) is released.
  • April 29th, 2005: The domain name for Reddit is first registered.
  • April 30th, 2005: Chelsea win their first Premier League title in 50 years after a 2-0 victory away against Bolton.
  • May 1st, 2005: Lionel Messi scores his first senior team goal at Barcelona.
  • May 5th, 2005: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after beating Manchester United on penalties.
  • May 5th, 2005: Tony Blair wins a third term in government after the Labour Party secures a majority in the 2005 United Kingdom general election.
  • May 6th, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • May 8th, 2005: Afghan singer Nasrat Parsa dies in Vancouver, Canada after being punched by an irate fan.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 9th, 2005, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 9th, 2005 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • 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.
  • Deadwood - Western television series.

2005 - Kid's TV

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

  • The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
  • 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
  • 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:

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

Video Games

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

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 9th of April:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 9th of April:

  • Occupation of Denmark (Denmark)

Weather

Weather information for April 9th, 2005:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.8 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 49.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on April 9th, 2005?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 9th, 2005?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 9th, 2005 was probably conceived around the 30th of June, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 9th, 2005 is the 17th of January, 2006. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from April 9th, 2005.

  • Portsmouth defeat Charlton 4-2.
  • Norwich defeat Man United 2-0.
  • Middlesbrough lose 1-0 at home to Arsenal.
  • Man City defeat Liverpool 1-0.
  • Chelsea and Birmingham draw 1-1.
  • Bolton defeat Fulham 3-1.
  • Blackburn defeat Southampton 3-0.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 9th, 2005.

  • 5,855 days have passed since this date.
  • 505,872,000 seconds have passed since the April 9th, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 590,184,000 times.
  • Since April 9th, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 261,029,952,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 84,312,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,504,992 steps. That's about 19,336 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,070,464 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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