May 23rd, 2005, fell on a Monday. It was day 143 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.
15 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since May 23rd, 2005.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 23rd, 2005:
5 schoolgirls are killed after their school bus overturns in Meath, Ireland.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 23rd, 2005:
United States: Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
United Kingdom: Lonely - Akon
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Monster-in-Law" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 23rd, 2005 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. 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. 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 "Without a Trace", "Teen Titans", "The O.C." and "Joey". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Counter-Strike: Source", "World of Warcraft", "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30" and "Lego Star Wars: The Video Game".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Teen Titans", "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" and "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 2", "Bratz (dolls)", "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 May 23rd, 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."
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.
The 2005 Eurovision song contest is held in Kiev, Ukraine. Greece win the contest with the song "My Number One" by Helena Paparizou.
Basic facts and information about this date:
15 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since May 23rd, 2005.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2005.
Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 23rd, 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 1116802800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 23rd, 2005:
April 23rd, 2005: "Me at the zoo": The first ever Youtube video is uploaded by the website's co-founder Jawed Karim.
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 23rd, 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 May 23rd, 2005 was probably conceived around the 13th of August, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 23rd, 2005 is the 2nd of March, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
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?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 23rd, 2005.
5,673 days have passed since this date.
490,150,800 seconds have passed since the May 23rd, 2005.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 571,842,600 times.
Since May 23rd, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 252,917,812,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 81,691,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 42,152,969 steps. That's about 18,735 miles!
Since this date, 5,881,810 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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