June 26, 2005

June 26, 2005, was a Sunday. It was 19 years and 20 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Song charts

Popular songs

On June 26, 2005, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

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

The music charts on June 26, 2005

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • Don't Phunk With My Heart - The Black Eyed Peas
  • Just A Lil Bit - 50 Cent
  • Oh - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
Play the top songs from 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.
Batman Begins

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Batman Begins".


This date was 6,960 days ago. Approximately 232 months have passed. It was the 177th day of 2005, in week 25. The decade was the 2000s. People born on this day are currently 19 years old and belong to the Gen-Z generation. 77 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to June 26, 2005

Let's go back to the 2000s.

It is Sunday, June 26, 2005. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Cancer. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the days ahead.

The summer of 2005 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey is at the top of the singles charts, while "Crazy Frog" by Axel F is the number-one song in the UK. George W. Bush Jnr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Batman Begins is at the top of the box office.

Tony Blair is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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. People are using a software program called LimeWire to share music, software, and videos. Unfortunately, it is also a haven for computer viruses.

Smartphones don't exist yet. There are no Androids or iPhones. Internet users are using MSN Messenger and AIM to chat with each other online. Cameras on phones have now become the norm. Furthermore, the quality of these cameras is continuing to increase with each new phone release. We are now entering an age where any event can be instantly photographed or recorded.

Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or 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, Lloyd Avery II, Tara Correa-McMullen, and Rosa Parks would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Stargate SG-1", "The Royle Family", "Fear Factor", and "CSI: NY".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal", "RollerCoaster Tycoon 3", "Need for Speed: Underground 2", and "Gran Turismo 4". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Jackie Chan Adventures", "The Fairly OddParents", "The Cramp Twins", and "All Grown Up! (Rugrats)". Popular toys at the moment include Betty Spaghetty (doll), Barbie B-Book Laptop, Baby Annabell, and the PSP.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 26, 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.
  • 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

    The divorce of actor Brad Pitt and Friends actress Jennifer Aniston continued to dominate celebrity gossip magazines and websites throughout 2005. When the couple announced their split in January, the media began speculating about whether Pitt had cheated on his wife with Jolie, who had starred alongside him in the film "Mr. & Mrs. Smith". In the months that followed, fans continued to split themselves into two teams: Team Aniston and Team Jolie.
  • Chuck Norris Facts.

    Chuck Norris Facts

    Satirical factoids called "Chuck Norris Facts" began to take off in popularity in 2005.
  • 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.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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 cellphones had become the norm. People could now take photographs and record videos in an instant. This was the beginning of a new era in which no event would go uncaptured.
  • Crash.


    The film "Crash" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2005.
  • Bebo.


    A social network called Bebo was becoming the latest craze in countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand.
  • Happy Slapping.

    Happy Slapping

    A controversial fad called "Happy Slapping" originated in the United Kingdom during the mid-2000s. The trend involved slapping someone for the sole purpose of recording the incident with a camera phone.
  • MySpace.


    MySpace was the most popular social network in the world between 2005 and 2008. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs. It also had chat rooms and other features.
  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids

    "Scene Kids" became a big subculture in the latter half of the decade. Their fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors, and straight hair with long fringes.
  • Bushisms.


    There were books, websites, and posters dedicated to "Bushisms", which were verbal mishaps by US President George W. Bush. Example: "Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."
  • Ugg boots.

    Ugg boots

    Sheepskin-lined kicks called "Ugg boots" were in style. Celebrities such as Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Kate Moss, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton helped popularize the craze.
  • Landline phones begin to die out.

    Landline phones begin to die out

    The popularity of house telephones was starting to decline due to the rise of personal cellphones.
  • Internet usage increases dramatically.

    Internet usage increases dramatically

    From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. It was around this time that social networks became a thing.
  • The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    The Internet begins to hurt music stores

    MP3 sharing on the Internet became extremely common in the early-to-mid 2000s. MP3 players were taking over, and portable CD players such as the "Discman" were being phased out. As downloads surged, it became increasingly obvious that most music stores would not survive the onslaught of the new digital age.
  • The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox

    The PlayStation 2 and the original Xbox were competing with one another.
  • MSN Messenger and AIM.

    MSN Messenger and AIM

    People were using MSN Messenger and AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) to chat with their friends online.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to June 26, 2005.

  • May 27, 2005:
    • The Longest Yard (2005), starring Adam Sandler, is released in movie theaters.
    • The animated movie Madagascar (2005) is released.
  • May 30, 2005: The first episode of the reality cooking show "Hell's Kitchen" is aired on Fox.
  • May 31, 2005: Watergate scandal: FBI Associate Director Mark Felt is revealed to be "Deep Throat".
  • June 1, 2005: The first episode of "Dancing with the Stars" is aired on ABC.
  • June 6, 2005:
    • Actor Russell Crowe is arrested for assault after throwing a phone at a hotel worker in New York City.
    • English folk music duo Nizlopi release their single "JCB Song".
  • June 10, 2005: Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • June 11, 2005:
    • Boxing: Mike Tyson quits during his final boxing match against Kevin McBride.
    • RnB group Destiny's Child announce that they will be splitting up after their world tour is finished.
  • June 13, 2005: Pop singer Michael Jackson is found not guilty of sexual abuse.
  • June 15, 2005: Batman Begins (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • June 17, 2005: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes announce that they are engaged.
  • June 18, 2005: Actor David Tennant makes his first appearance as the new Doctor Who.
  • June 21, 2005: Battlefield 2 is released.
  • June 23, 2005:
    • The San Antonio Spurs win the 2005 NBA Finals after defeating the Detroit Pistons 4-3.
    • Social news website Reddit is founded.
  • June 24, 2005: Lionel Messi signs his first senior contract at Barcelona.
  • This date: June 26, 2005
  • June 28, 2005:
    • American billionaire Malcolm Glazer purchases Manchester United.
    • The Q&A website "Yahoo! Answers" is launched.
    • The Milwaukee Bucks select Andrew Bogut in the 2005 NBA draft.
  • June 29, 2005:
    • War of the Worlds (2005), starring Tom Cruise, is released in movie theaters.
    • Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are married.
  • June 30, 2005: Ireland: The M50 motorway is completed.
  • July 1, 2005: Singer Luther Vandross passes away after a heart attack.
  • July 5, 2005: The single "Gold Digger" is released by rapper Kanye West.
  • July 7, 2005: The July 7th attacks occur in London, England.
  • July 8, 2005:
    • Fantastic Four (2005) is released.
    • British horror film The Descent (2005) is released.
    • The last episode of the animated series "Jackie Chan Adventures" is aired on TV.
  • July 9, 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 10, 2005: The first episode of "Hogan Knows Best" is aired.
  • July 15, 2005:
    • The movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), starring Johnny Depp, is released in movie theaters.
    • The comedy movie Wedding Crashers (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • July 16, 2005: J. K. Rowling publishes her sixth novel in the Harry Potter series: "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.".
  • July 19, 2005: Rupert Murdoch's News Corp purchases MySpace for $580 million.
  • July 20, 2005: Same-sex marriage is legalized in Canada.
  • July 22, 2005:
    • The Island (2005) is released.
    • A Brazilian man called Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by police on the London Underground after he is wrongly suspected of being a terrorist.
  • July 26, 2005: 5,000 people lose their lives after nearly 40 inches of rain falls in Mumbai, India.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 26, 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 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 26, 2005 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Mid-2000s fashion

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Mid-2000s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 2005

In June 2005, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from June 2005.

Meet the Barkers
Meet the Barkers
Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
The Office
The Office
My Super Sweet 16
My Super Sweet 16
Date My Mom
Date My Mom
Battlestar Galactica
Battlestar Galactica
Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
Boston Legal
Boston Legal

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 26, 2005

If you were a kid on June 26, 2005, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

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
The Backyardigans
The Backyardigans
Postcards from Buster
Postcards from Buster
Maya & Miguel
Maya & Miguel
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
Veronica Mars
Veronica Mars
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

Popular toys and games in 2005

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

The Nintendo DS
The Nintendo DS
V. Smile TV Learning System
V. Smile TV Learning System
Furreal Luv Cubs
Furreal Luv Cubs
Baby Annabell
Baby Annabell
Tamagotchi Connection
Tamagotchi Connection
RoboSapien (toy robot)
RoboSapien (toy robot)
Cosmolight Alien Eggs
Cosmolight Alien Eggs
Mighty Beanz
Mighty Beanz
Ello Creation System
Ello Creation System
Easy-Bake Real Meal
Easy-Bake Real Meal
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in June 2005.

Battlefield 2 2005
Battlefield 2
Guild Wars 2005
Guild Wars
Psychonauts 2005
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game 2005
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory 2005
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
God of War 2005
God of War
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 2005
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30
Fight Night Round 2 2005
Fight Night Round 2
Tekken 5 2005
Tekken 5
Gran Turismo 4 2005
Gran Turismo 4
Resident Evil 4 2005
Resident Evil 4
World of Warcraft 2004
World of Warcraft

Were you born on June 26, 2005?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 26, 2011, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 26.

Paul Castellano

Paul Castellano

Mob boss Deceased
Born on June 26, 1915
He was not alive on this date.

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman

Born on June 26, 1970
He turned 35 on this day in 2005.

Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza

Born on June 26, 1984
She turned 21 on this day in 2005.

Samir Nasri

Samir Nasri

French soccer player
Born on June 26, 1987
He turned 18 on this day in 2005.

Jennette McCurdy

Jennette McCurdy

Born on June 26, 1992
She turned 13 on this day in 2005.

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

Born on June 26, 1993
She turned 12 on this day in 2005.


US President

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on June 26, 2005.


UK Prime Minister

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 26, 2005 was most likely conceived around October 3, 2004.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 26, 2005 is close to March 19, 2006.

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Stats for June 26, 2005


Here are some interesting statistics about June 26, 2005:

  • 6,960 days have passed since this date.
  • 994 weeks have passed.
  • 601,344,000 seconds have passed since June 26, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 701,568,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 310,293,504,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 100,224,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 51,715,584 steps. That's roughly 22,985 miles.
  • 7,216,128 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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