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June 23rd, 2005.

June 23rd, 2005, was a Thursday. It was day 174 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years and 11 days have passed since June 23rd, 2005.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on June 23rd, 2005.

  • The San Antonio Spurs win the 2005 NBA Finals after defeating the Detroit Pistons 4-3.
  • Social news website Reddit is founded.
Song charts

Popular songs.

On June 23rd, 2005, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 23rd, 2005.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • Just A Lil Bit - 50 Cent
  • Oh - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
  • Don't Phunk With My Heart - The Black Eyed Peas
Play the top singles from the year 2005.
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.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Mr. & Mrs. Smith".

Take me back to June 23rd, 2005!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is June 23rd, 2005, and it's a Thursday. 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. 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 instance. 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.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Luther Vandross, Rosa Parks, Eddie Guerrero and George Best would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Will & Grace", "Joey", "House" and "Grey's Anatomy". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow", "Spider-Man 2", "Resident Evil 4" and "Gran Turismo 4".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Bear in the Big Blue House", "Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids", "The Cramp Twins" and "Avatar: The Last Airbender". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, Beyblades (spinning top toys), RoboSapien (toy robot) and the Nintendo DS.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on June 23rd, 2005.

  • Batman Begins.

    Batman Begins.

    In June and July of 2005, Christopher Nolan's film "Batman Begins" was showing in movie theaters. This was the first movie to star Christian Bale as Batman.

  • Michael Jackson is found Not Guilty.

    Michael Jackson is found Not Guilty.

    On June 13th, 2005, pop star Michael Jackson was found "Not Guilty" on all fourteen charges of child molestation and "administering an intoxicating agent in order to carry out the molestation."

  • Tyson quits.

    Tyson quits.

    In June of 2005, boxing legend Mike Tyson quit during a fight against Irish boxer Kevin McBride. Tyson explained in the post-fight interview that he felt as though he didn't have "it" anymore.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

    Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

    In June and July of 2005, the action comedy film "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" was playing in movie theaters.

  • 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.

  • 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 2000s, 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 17 years and 11 days have passed since June 23rd, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on June 23rd, 2005 will be 17 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2005 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1119481200.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around June 23rd, 2005.

  • 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.
  • June 21st, 2005: Battlefield 2 is released.
  • This date: June 23rd, 2005
  • 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.
  • July 20th, 2005: Same-sex marriage is legalized in Canada.
  • July 22nd, 2005: The Island (2005) is released.
  • July 22nd, 2005: A Brazilian man called Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by police on the London Underground after he is wrongly deemed to be a terrorist.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 23rd, 2005, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • 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 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 23rd, 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.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on June 23rd, 2005.

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Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in June, 2005.

TV shows from June, 2005.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

The Office
The Office
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.

House
House
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.

Battlestar Galactica
Battlestar Galactica
Sci-fi series.

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

Boston Legal
Boston Legal
TV show about a Boston law firm.

CSI: NY
CSI: NY
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Lost
Lost
Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.

Joey
Joey
Short-lived spin-off show about the life of Friend's character Joey Tribbiani.

Stargate Atlantis
Stargate Atlantis
Spin-off of the original Stargate series.

Deadwood
Deadwood
Western television series.

Pimp My Ride
Pimp My Ride
Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.

The Apprentice
The Apprentice
Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.

Arrested Development
Arrested Development
American sitcom starring Michael Cera.

Cold Case
Cold Case
Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill
Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

The O.C.
The O.C.
Teen drama sitcom.

Punk'd
Punk'd
Hidden camera / prank TV show created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.

Without a Trace
Without a Trace
TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.

CSI: Miami
CSI: Miami
Miami-based spin-off of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.

The Wire
The Wire
American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.

The Shield
The Shield
Police drama.

24
24
Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.

Smallville
Smallville
TV show based on the Superman story.

Scrubs
Scrubs
Comedy show about a new group of medical students.

Cars in 2005.

2005 saw the introduction of cars such as the Buick Lucerne, the Honda Civic (eighth generation), the Volkswagen Passat (B6), the Citroën C6, the Mercury Milan and the Dodge Charger (2005).

Cars in 2005.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on June 23rd, 2005.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2005.

The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Avatar: The Last Airbender

American Dragon: Jake Long
American Dragon: Jake Long

Zoey 101
Zoey 101

Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County

Veronica Mars
Veronica Mars

Unfabulous
Unfabulous

Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

Danny Phantom
Danny Phantom

Drake & Josh
Drake & Josh

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

My Life as a Teenage Robot
My Life as a Teenage Robot

Teen Titans
Teen Titans

That's So Raven
That's So Raven

Jimmy Neutron
Jimmy Neutron

Kim Possible
Kim Possible

The Cramp Twins
The Cramp Twins

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

As Told by Ginger
As Told by Ginger

Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle

Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids
Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants

Ed, Edd n Eddy
Ed, Edd n Eddy

That '70s Show
That '70s Show

Bear in the Big Blue House
Bear in the Big Blue House

7th Heaven
7th Heaven

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2005.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2005.

The PSP
The PSP

The Nintendo DS
The Nintendo DS

RoboSapien (toy robot)
RoboSapien (toy robot)

VideoNow (portable player)
VideoNow (portable player)

Beyblades (spinning top toys)
Beyblades (spinning top toys)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game

The Xbox
The Xbox

Bratz dolls
Bratz dolls

The PlayStation 2
The PlayStation 2

Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Betty Spaghetty (doll)

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in June of 2005.

Battlefield 2 2005
Battlefield 2
FPS game.

Guild Wars 2005
Guild Wars
MMO.

Psychonauts 2005
Psychonauts
Platform game developed by Double Fine Productions.

Lego Star Wars: The Video Game 2005
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game
Lego-based spin-off game that was based on the Star Wars universe.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory 2005
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
Stealth game.

God of War 2005
God of War
Third-person adventure game.

Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 2005
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30
Game based on the television series.

Fight Night Round 2 2005
Fight Night Round 2
Boxing game published by EA Sports.

Tekken 5 2005
Tekken 5
The sixth installment in the series.

Gran Turismo 4 2005
Gran Turismo 4
Racing game for the PlayStation 2.

Resident Evil 4 2005
Resident Evil 4
Survival horror video game.

World of Warcraft 2004
World of Warcraft
Massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 2004
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
The third game in the series.

Half-Life 2 2004
Half-Life 2
FPS game.

Need for Speed: Underground 2 2004
Need for Speed: Underground 2
Racing game.

The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap 2004
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
Released for the Game Boy Advance.

Halo 2 2004
Halo 2
FPS game that was released for the XBox 360.

Football Manager 2005 2004
Football Manager 2005
Soccer management game.

Killzone 2004
Killzone
FPS game.

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 2004
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3
Construction and management simulation.

Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal 2004
Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal
The third game in the series.

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.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 23rd, 2011 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on June 23rd.

Randy Jackson

Bassist / Television personality.
Born on June 23rd, 1956
He turned 49 on this day in 2005.

Frances McDormand

Actress.
Born on June 23rd, 1957
She turned 48 on this day in 2005.

Zinedine Zidane

French soccer player.
Born on June 23rd, 1972
He turned 33 on this day in 2005.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of June.

  • Saint John's Eve (Denmark)
Weather details

Weather on June 23rd, 2005.

Historical weather information for June 23rd, 2005.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 24.56 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on June 23rd, 2005.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 23rd, 2005.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 23rd, 2005 was most likely conceived around September 30th, 2004.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 23rd, 2005 is close to March 16th, 2006.

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Stats for June 23rd, 2005

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 23rd, 2005.

  • A total of 6,220 days have passed since this date.
  • 888 weeks have passed.
  • 537,408,000 seconds have passed since the June 23rd, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 626,976,000 times.
  • Since June 23rd, 2005, the Earth has travelled approximately 277,302,528,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 89,568,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,217,088 steps. That's about 20,541 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,448,896 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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