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August 9th, 2005.

August 9th, 2005, was a Tuesday. It was day 221 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

15 years, 11 months and 15 days have passed since August 9th, 2005.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On this day.

What happened on August 9th, 2005?

  • Nickelback release their single "Photograph".

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 9th, 2005.

  • United States: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: You're Beautiful - James Blunt
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.
The Dukes of Hazzard

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Dukes of Hazzard" was at the top of the box office on August 9th, 2005.

Take me back to August 9th, 2005!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 9th, 2005 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. 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, You're Beautiful by James Blunt is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Dukes of Hazzard 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 "Without a Trace", "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide", "CSI: NY" and "The Office".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Killzone", "Half-Life 2", "World of Warcraft" and "God of War". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Bear in the Big Blue House", "Drake & Josh", "Avatar: The Last Airbender" and "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Bratz dolls, Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, 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 August 9th, 2005.

  • "Look at this photograph."

    "Look at this photograph."

    On August 8th, 2005, Canadian rock band Nickelback released their single "Photograph".

  • 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.

  • 15 years, 11 months and 15 days have passed since August 9th, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 9th, 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 1123542000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 9th, 2005.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: August 9th, 2005
  • 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.
  • August 22nd, 2005: The pet simulation game "Nintendogs" is released for the Nintendo DS.
  • August 24th, 2005: Soccer: Michael Owen signs for Newcastle United after an unsuccessful season at Spanish side Real Madrid.
  • August 28th, 2005: Green Day's "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" wins Video of the Year at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • August 29th, 2005: Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans.
  • August 30th, 2005: The album "Late Registration" is released by Kanye West.
  • August 31st, 2005: Green Day release their single "Wake Me Up When September Ends".
  • September 2nd, 2005: Rapper Kanye West sparks controversy by stating that George W Bush "doesn't care about black people" during a live telethon for Hurricane Katrina relief.
  • September 5th, 2005: NFL player Jerry Rice announces his retirement.
  • September 8th, 2005: Wrestling: CM Punk makes his WWE debut.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 9th, 2005, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 9th, 2005 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

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.

  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - American comedy sitcom.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on August 9th, 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 August 9th, 2011 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 9th.

Whitney Houston

Singer. Deceased
Born on August 9th, 1963
She turned 42 on this day in 2005.

Gillian Anderson

Actress.
Born on August 9th, 1968
She turned 37 on this day in 2005.

Anna Kendrick

Actress.
Born on August 9th, 1985
She turned 20 on this day in 2005.

Weather on August 9th, 2005.

Historical weather information for August 9th, 2005.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 77.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.28 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 9th, 2005.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 9th, 2005.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 9th, 2005 was most likely conceived around the 30th of October, 2004.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 9th, 2005 is close to the 19th of May, 2006.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 9th, 2005.

  • A total of 5,828 days have passed since this date.
  • 832 weeks have passed.
  • 503,539,200 seconds have passed since the August 9th, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 587,462,400 times.
  • Since August 9th, 2005, the earth has travelled approximately 259,826,227,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 83,923,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,304,371 steps. That's about 19,246 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,042,470 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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