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July 22nd, 2005.

July 22nd, 2005, was a Friday. It was day 203 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years and 2 days have passed since July 22nd, 2005.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On this day.

What happened on 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.
  • The Island (2005) is released.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 22nd, 2005.

  • United States: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: Ghetto Gospel - 2Pac ft. Elton John
Play the top hits 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.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" was at the top of the box office on July 22nd, 2005.

Take me back to July 22nd, 2005!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 22nd, 2005 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

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, Ghetto Gospel by 2Pac ft. Elton John is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "24", "Cold Case", "Joey" and "Desperate Housewives". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Counter-Strike: Source", "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", "World of Warcraft" and "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Teen Titans", "Drake & Josh" and "LazyTown".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 2, 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 July 22nd, 2005.

  • 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 "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.

  • 16 years and 2 days have passed since July 22nd, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 22nd, 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 1121986800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 22nd, 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.
  • July 20th, 2005: Same-sex marriage is legalized in Canada.
  • This date: July 22nd, 2005
  • July 31st, 2005: Dolores McNamara wins a €115 million EuroMillions jackpot.
  • August 4th, 2005: The first episode of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" is aired.
  • August 5th, 2005: The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) is released.
  • August 9th, 2005: Nickelback release their single "Photograph".
  • August 12th, 2005: Anthony Hutton wins the 6th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
  • August 14th, 2005: Football: Michael Essien signs for Chelsea.
  • August 18th, 2005: Rap star Eminem enters rehab for a dependency on sleeping pills.
  • August 19th, 2005: The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) is released in cinemas.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 22nd, 2005, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Cancer is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • 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: July 22nd, 2005 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

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 July 22nd, 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)
  • 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.

  • 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.

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 check out July 22nd, 2011 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 22nd.

Danny Glover

Actor.
Born on July 22nd, 1946
He turned 59 on this day in 2005.

Shawn Michaels

Wrestler.
Born on July 22nd, 1965
He turned 40 on this day in 2005.

Selena Gomez

Actress / Singer.
Born on July 22nd, 1992
She turned 13 on this day in 2005.

Weather on July 22nd, 2005.

Historical weather information for July 22nd, 2005.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 77.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.11 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on July 22nd, 2005.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 22nd, 2005.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 22nd, 2005 was most likely conceived around the 12th of October, 2004.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 22nd, 2005 is close to the 1st of May, 2006.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 22nd, 2005.

  • A total of 5,846 days have passed since this date.
  • 835 weeks have passed.
  • 505,094,400 seconds have passed since the July 22nd, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 589,276,800 times.
  • Since July 22nd, 2005, the earth has travelled approximately 260,628,710,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 84,182,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,438,118 steps. That's about 19,306 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,061,133 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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