April 29th, 2005, fell on a Friday. It was day 119 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.
15 years, 11 months and 23 days have passed since April 29th, 2005.
On This Date
Events that occurred on April 29th, 2005:
The domain name for Reddit is first registered.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 29th, 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 "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is April 29th, 2005 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the 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 Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 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 "7th Heaven", "Will & Grace", "Alias" and "Battlestar Galactica".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 2", "Half-Life 2", "Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater" and "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "That's So Raven", "Teen Titans" and "Drake & Josh". Popular toys include the likes of "Bratz (dolls)", "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game", "Nintendo DS" 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 29th, 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.
"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.
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 and information about this date:
15 years, 11 months and 23 days have passed since April 29th, 2005.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 2005.
Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 29th, 2005, will be 15 years of age.
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 29th, 2005?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on April 29th, 2005 was probably conceived around the 20th of July, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 29th, 2005 is the 6th of February, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 29th, 2005.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to April 29th, 2005. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 29th, 2005.
5,837 days have passed since this date.
504,316,800 seconds have passed since the April 29th, 2005.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 588,369,600 times.
Since April 29th, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 260,227,468,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 84,052,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,371,245 steps. That's about 19,276 miles!
Since this date, 6,051,802 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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