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April 30th, 2005

April 30th, 2005, fell on a Saturday. It was day 120 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

15 years, 6 months and 0 days have passed since April 30th, 2005.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 30th, 2005:

  • Chelsea win their first Premier League title in 50 years after a 2-0 victory away against Bolton.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 30th, 2005:

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

Movie Box Office

What 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 30th, 2005 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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 Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 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.

The trial of pop star Michael Jackson for child molestation is attracting international media attention. People are watching popular TV shows such as "CatDog", "Will & Grace", "Charmed" and "The Shield". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Counter-Strike: Source", "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", "Killzone" and "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "That '70s Show", "Dora the Explorer", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 2", "Bratz (dolls)", "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game" 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 30th, 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.

  • 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.
  • 15 years, 6 months and 0 days have passed since April 30th, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 30th, 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 1114815600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 30th, 2005:

  • 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 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 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.
  • May 5th, 2005: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after beating Manchester United on penalties.
  • 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 16th, 2005: The final episode of Everybody Loves Raymond is aired.
  • 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 24th, 2005: Rihanna releases her debut single "Pon de Replay".
  • May 25th, 2005: Carrie Underwood wins Season 4 of American Idol.
  • May 25th, 2005: Liverpool defeat A.C. Milan in the Champions League Final, despite being 3-0 down at half time.
  • May 27th, 2005: The Longest Yard (2005), starring Adam Sandler, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 27th, 2005: The animated movie Madagascar (2005) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 30th, 2005, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 30th, 2005 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might 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
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 30th of April:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 30th of April:

  • Walpurgis Night (Sweden)

Weather

Weather information for April 30th, 2005:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 45.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on April 30th, 2005.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 30th, 2005 was probably conceived around the 21st of July, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 30th, 2005 is the 7th of February, 2006. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from April 30th, 2005.

  • Birmingham defeat Blackburn 2-1.
  • Bolton lose 2-0 at home to Chelsea.
  • Fulham defeat Everton 2-0.
  • Liverpool and Middlesbrough draw 1-1.
  • Man City defeat Portsmouth 2-0.
  • Newcastle and Crystal Palace draw 0-0.
  • Southampton defeat Norwich 4-3.

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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 30th, 2005.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 30th, 2005.

  • 5,662 days have passed since this date.
  • 489,200,400 seconds have passed since the April 30th, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 570,733,800 times.
  • Since April 30th, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 252,427,406,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 81,533,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 42,071,234 steps. That's about 18,698 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,870,405 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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