August 12th, 2005, fell on a Friday. It was day 224 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.
14 years, 10 months and 26 days have passed since August 12th, 2005.
On This Date
Events that occurred on August 12th, 2005:
Anthony Hutton wins the 6th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 12th, 2005:
United States: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
United Kingdom: You're Beautiful - James Blunt
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Four Brothers" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 12th, 2005 and it's a Friday. People 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, 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 Four Brothers is at the top of the Box Office.
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. "Chuck Norris Facts" are all the rage. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Will & Grace", "The Shield", "CSI: Miami" and "The Office".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 2", "World of Warcraft", "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30" and "Lego Star Wars: The Video Game". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Teen Titans", "One Tree Hill" and "Zoey 101". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 2", "Bratz (dolls)", "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game" and "The PSP".
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on August 12th, 2005.
Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2005.
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.
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."
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 and information about this date:
14 years, 10 months and 26 days have passed since August 12th, 2005.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 2005.
Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 12th, 2005, will be 14 years of age.
People born in 2005 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1123801200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 12th, 2005:
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.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 12th, 2005, will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: August 12th, 2005 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
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.
2005 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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"
2005 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2005:
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of August:
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 12th, 2005.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 12th, 2005 was probably conceived around the 2nd of November, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 12th, 2005 is the 22nd of May, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 12th, 2005.
5,443 days have passed since this date.
470,275,200 seconds have passed since the August 12th, 2005.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 548,654,400 times.
Since August 12th, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 242,662,003,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 78,379,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 40,443,667 steps. That's about 17,975 miles!
Since this date, 5,643,302 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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