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April 20th, 2005.

April 20th, 2005, was a Wednesday. It was day 110 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years, 1 months and 22 days have passed since April 20th, 2005.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Fictional event.

April 20th, 2005 relates to a fictional event in a movie, book, game or television series.

  • Coronation Street actress Katy Harris commits suicide.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 20th, 2005.

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

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Amityville Horror (2005)" was at the top of the box office on April 20th, 2005.

Take me back to April 20th, 2005!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 20th, 2005 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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 The Amityville Horror (2005) is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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. A popular software program called LimeWire is currently being used by many people to share music, software and videos. It is also a haven for computer viruses.

Internet users are using MSN Messenger to chat with each other online. Cameras on phones have become the norm. Furthermore, the quality of these cameras are continuing to increase with each new phone release. We are now entering into an age where any event can be photographed or recorded in an instant. 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 "Stargate SG-1", "That '70s Show", "The West Wing" and "Battlestar Galactica". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Counter-Strike: Source", "Killzone", "Half-Life 2" and "World of Warcraft". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Malcolm in the Middle", "Jimmy Neutron", "That's So Raven" and "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County".

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 Nintendo DS.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 20th, 2005.

  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are photographed together.

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are photographed together.

    On April 19th, 2005, the media published paparazzi photos of Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and her son Maddox at a beach in Kenya. The photos were taken three months after Pitt and Jennifer Aniston announced that they were separating. The photographs fueled speculation that Pitt had cheated on Aniston during the filming of Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

  • Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are engaged.

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are engaged.

    At the end of April, 2005, celebrity news websites reported that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner were engaged. The couple had been dating since August of 2004.

  • A new pope is elected.

    A new pope is elected.

    On April 19th, 2005, German Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was elected as the new pope.

  • The Pussycat Dolls make their debut.

    The Pussycat Dolls make their debut.

    In April, 2005, American girl group The Pussycat Dolls released their debut single "Don't Cha".

  • I like the way you move.

    I like the way you move.

    In April of 2005, dance music group the BodyRockers released their hit song "I Like the Way".

  • The PSP is released.

    The PSP is released.

    At the end of March, 2005, Sony released their new handheld game console called the PlayStation Portable.

  • The trial of Michael Jackson.

    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 February 28th, 2005. It ended on June 13th, 2005, after Jackson was found not guilty.

  • Chuck Norris Facts.

    Chuck Norris Facts.

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

  • 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.

  • Who were the best football players 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.

  • Cameras on phones become the norm.

    Cameras on phones become the norm.

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

  • Crash.

    Crash.

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

  • Bebo.

    Bebo.

    Throughout 2005, a social network called Bebo started to grow in popularity in countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

  • MySpace.

    MySpace.

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs.

  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids.

    From the mid-2000s to 2010, "scene kids" were a popular subculture. The scene kid fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors and straight hair with long fringes.

  • Landline phones begin to die out.

    Landline phones begin to die out.

    During this period, landline phones started to decline. This was due to the rise of personal cell phones.

  • Internet usage increases dramatically.

    Internet usage increases dramatically.

    From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the entire world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. Social networks also started to blow up in popularity.

  • The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    In the early-to-mid "naughties", MP3 sharing on the Internet became more and more popular. MP3 players were taking over and portable CD players such as the "Discman" were declining in popularity. During this period, it became increasingly obvious that most music stores would not survive the onslaught of the digital age.

  • The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 and the original Xbox were competing with one another during this time.

  • MSN Messenger.

    MSN Messenger.

    During this period of time, a lot of people were using MSN Messenger to chat with their friends online.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 16 years, 1 months and 22 days have passed since April 20th, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 20th, 2005, will be 16 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2005 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1113951600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 20th, 2005.

  • 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 2nd, 2005: Newcastle teammates Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer are both sent off for fighting with each other.
  • 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.
  • April 9th, 2005: Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles are married.
  • 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 18th, 2005: The BodyRockers release their song "I Like the Way".
  • 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 19th, 2005: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are engaged.
  • This date: April 20th, 2005
  • April 23rd, 2005: "Me at the zoo": The first ever Youtube video is uploaded by the website's co-founder Jawed Karim.
  • April 25th, 2005: 107 people are killed after a commuter train derails in Amagasaki, Japan.
  • 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 for 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.
  • May 11th, 2005: The viral video of "Leeroy Jenkins" charging straight into combat on World of Warcraft is uploaded to the Internet.
  • May 16th, 2005: The final episode of Everybody Loves Raymond is aired.
  • May 16th, 2005: Idaho crime: The bodies of the Groene family are discovered at their home near Lake Coeur d'Alene.
  • May 17th, 2005: Pop star Kylie Minogue is diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • May 18th, 2005: 7-year-old Rahul Raju goes missing in Kerala, India.
  • May 18th, 2005: James Blunt releases the single "You're Beautiful".
  • May 19th, 2005: Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) is released.
  • May 19th, 2005: Basketball player Reggie Miller plays his final game.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 20th, 2005, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 20th, 2005 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on April 20th, 2005.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2005.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2005.

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out April 20th, 2011 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 20th of April.

Weather on April 20th, 2005.

Historical weather information for April 20th, 2005.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 58.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.56 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on April 20th, 2005.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 20th, 2005.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 20th, 2005 was most likely conceived around the 11th of July, 2004.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 20th, 2005 is close to the 28th of January, 2006.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 20th, 2005.

  • A total of 5,897 days have passed since this date.
  • 842 weeks have passed.
  • 509,500,800 seconds have passed since the April 20th, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 594,417,600 times.
  • Since April 20th, 2005, the earth has travelled approximately 262,902,412,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 84,916,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,817,069 steps. That's about 19,474 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,114,010 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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