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June 21st, 2005.

June 21st, 2005, was a Tuesday. It was day 172 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

15 years, 10 months and 18 days have passed since June 21st, 2005.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On this day.

What happened on June 21st, 2005?

  • Battlefield 2 is released.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: Crazy Frog - Axel F

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" was at the top of the box office on June 21st, 2005.

Take me back to June 21st, 2005!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 21st, 2005 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song We Belong Together by Mariah Carey is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Crazy Frog by Axel F is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith 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.

Boxing legend Mike Tyson has retired after his recent fight against Kevin McBride. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The West Wing", "Malcolm in the Middle", "Scrubs" and "That's So Raven". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 2", "Half-Life 2", "God of War" and "Lego Star Wars: The Video Game".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "7th Heaven", "That's So Raven", "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" and "Avatar: The Last Airbender". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, RoboSapien (toy robot), 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 June 21st, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 15 years, 10 months and 18 days have passed since June 21st, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 21st, 2005, will be 15 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2005 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1119308400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 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 6th, 2005: Actor Russel Crowe is arrested for assault after throwing a phone at a hotel worker in New York City.
  • 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 13th, 2005: Pop singer Michael Jackson is found not guilty of sexual abuse.
  • June 15th, 2005: Batman Begins (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • June 15th, 2005: RnB group Destiny's Child announce that they will be splitting up after their world tour is finished.
  • This date: June 21st, 2005
  • June 23rd, 2005: The San Antonio Spurs win the 2005 NBA Finals after defeating the Detroit Pistons 4-3.
  • June 23rd, 2005: Social news website Reddit is founded.
  • June 24th, 2005: Lionel Messi signs his first senior contract at Barcelona.
  • June 28th, 2005: American billionaire Malcolm Glazer purchases Manchester United.
  • June 28th, 2005: The Q&A website "Yahoo! Answers" is launched.
  • June 29th, 2005: War of the Worlds (2005), starring Tom Cruise, is released in movie theaters.
  • June 29th, 2005: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are married.
  • June 30th, 2005: Ireland: The M50 motorway is completed.
  • July 1st, 2005: Singer Luther Vandross passes away after a heart attack.
  • July 5th, 2005: The single "Gold Digger" is released by rapper Kanye West.
  • July 7th, 2005: The July 7th attacks occur in London, England.
  • July 8th, 2005: Fantastic Four (2005) is released.
  • July 8th, 2005: British horror film The Descent (2005) is released.
  • July 9th, 2005: Ireland: Oxegen 2005 takes place at Punchestown Racecourse. Green Day, The Frames, Snoop Dogg and the Foo Fighters are among the acts that play.
  • July 10th, 2005: The first episode of "Hogan Knows Best" is aired.
  • July 15th, 2005: The movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), starring Johnny Depp, is released in movie theaters.
  • July 15th, 2005: The comedy movie Wedding Crashers (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • July 16th, 2005: J. K. Rowling publishes her sixth novel in the Harry Potter series: "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.".
  • July 19th, 2005: Rupert Murdoch's News Corp purchases MySpace for $580 million.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 21st, 2005, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • 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: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 21st, 2005 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

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 June 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
  • 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.

  • Battlefield 2 - FPS game.
  • 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.

2005 playlist.

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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 21st of June.

  • June 21st, 1953: Benazir Bhutto (Pakistani Prime Minister) (Deceased)
  • June 21st, 1982: Prince William (Duke of Cambridge) turned 23 on this day in 2005.
  • June 21st, 1983: Edward Snowden (American whistleblower) turned 22 on this day in 2005.
  • June 21st, 1985: Lana Del Rey (Singer) turned 20 on this day in 2005.
  • June 21st, 1997: Rebecca Black (Singer) turned 8 on this day in 2005.

Weather on June 21st, 2005.

Historical weather information for June 21st, 2005.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 20.72 degrees Celsius.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

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

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 5,801 days have passed since this date.
  • 828 weeks have passed.
  • 501,206,400 seconds have passed since the June 21st, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 584,740,800 times.
  • Since June 21st, 2005, the earth has travelled approximately 258,622,502,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 83,534,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,103,750 steps. That's about 19,157 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,014,477 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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