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May 21st, 2005.

May 21st, 2005, was a Saturday. It was day 141 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since May 21st, 2005.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 21st, 2005.

  • United States: Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • United Kingdom: Lonely - Akon
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Monster-in-Law

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Monster-in-Law" was at the top of the box office on May 21st, 2005.

Take me back to May 21st, 2005!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 21st, 2005 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2005 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Hollaback Girl by Gwen Stefani is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Lonely by Akon is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Monster-in-Law 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 "That '70s Show", "Futurama", "Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids" and "CSI: NY". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", "Halo 2", "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30" and "Lego Star Wars: The Video Game".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Bear in the Big Blue House", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "That's So Raven" and "Avatar: The Last Airbender". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Bratz dolls, Beyblades (spinning top toys), the Nintendo DS and the PSP.

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 May 21st, 2005.

  • Eurovision 2005.

    Eurovision 2005.

    The 2005 Eurovision song contest was held in Kiev, Ukraine. Greece won the contest with the song "My Number One" by Helena Paparizou.

  • Team Aniston VS Team Jolie.

    Team Aniston VS Team Jolie.

    During 2005, the divorce of actor Brad Pitt and Friends actress Jennifer Aniston continued to dominate celebrity gossip magazines and websites. The couple announced their split in January. It wasn't before long that the press began to speculate about whether Pitt had cheated on Aniston with his "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" co-star Angelina Jolie. In the months that followed, fans continued to split themselves into two teams: Team Aniston and Team Jolie.

  • 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 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 16 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since May 21st, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 21st, 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 1116630000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 21st, 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.
  • This date: May 21st, 2005
  • May 23rd, 2005: 5 schoolgirls are killed after their school bus overturns in Meath, Ireland.
  • May 23rd, 2005: Actor Tom Cruise famously jumps up and down and declares his love for his new girlfriend Katie Holmes on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
  • 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.
  • May 31st, 2005: Watergate scandal: FBI Associate Director Mark Felt is revealed to be "Deep Throat".
  • June 1st, 2005: The first episode of "Dancing with the Stars" is aired on ABC.
  • June 6th, 2005: Actor Russell Crowe is arrested for assault after throwing a phone at a hotel worker in New York City.
  • June 6th, 2005: English folk music duo Nizlopi release their single "JCB Song".
  • June 10th, 2005: Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • June 11th, 2005: Boxing: Mike Tyson quits during his final boxing match against Kevin McBride.
  • June 11th, 2005: RnB group Destiny's Child announce that they will be splitting up after their world tour is finished.
  • June 13th, 2005: Pop singer Michael Jackson is found not guilty of sexual abuse.
  • June 15th, 2005: Batman Begins (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • June 18th, 2005: Actor David Tennant makes his first appearance as the new Doctor Who.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 21st, 2005, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 21st, 2005 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

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.
  • Pimp My Ride - Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.
  • The Apprentice - Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • Arrested Development - American sitcom starring Michael Cera.
  • Cold Case - Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • The O.C. - Teen drama sitcom.

Kid's TV shows on May 21st, 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
  • 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)
  • Beyblades (spinning top toys)
  • 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.

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Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 21st.

Mr. T

Actor.
Born on May 21st, 1952
He turned 53 on this day in 2005.

Jeffrey Dahmer

Serial killer. Deceased
Born on May 21st, 1960
He was not alive on this date.

Chris Benoit

Wrestler. Deceased
Born on May 21st, 1967
He turned 38 on this day in 2005.

The Notorious B.I.G

Rapper. Deceased
Born on May 21st, 1972
He was not alive on this date.

Noel Fielding

English comedian.
Born on May 21st, 1973
He turned 32 on this day in 2005.

Tom Daley

English diver.
Born on May 21st, 1994
He turned 11 on this day in 2005.

Weather on May 21st, 2005.

Historical weather information for May 21st, 2005.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.1 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 56.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on May 21st, 2005.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 21st, 2005.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

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Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 21st, 2005.

  • A total of 5,908 days have passed since this date.
  • 844 weeks have passed.
  • 510,451,200 seconds have passed since the May 21st, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 595,526,400 times.
  • Since May 21st, 2005, the earth has travelled approximately 263,392,819,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 85,075,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,898,803 steps. That's about 19,511 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,125,414 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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