BestOfDate

August 29th, 2005.

August 29th, 2005, was a Monday. It was day 241 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

15 years, 8 months and 9 days have passed since August 29th, 2005.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on August 29th, 2005?

  • Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 29th, 2005.

  • United States: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: I'll Be OK - McFly

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" was at the top of the box office on August 29th, 2005.

Take me back to August 29th, 2005!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 29th, 2005 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. The summer of 2005 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.

In America, the song We Belong Together by Mariah Carey is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I'll Be OK by McFly is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The 40-Year-Old Virgin is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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. 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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "24", "Punk'd" and "Pimp My Ride". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", "Killzone", "Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater" and "Lego Star Wars: The Video Game". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Bear in the Big Blue House", "Teen Titans", "LazyTown" and "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, 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 August 29th, 2005.

  • MySpace.

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • Bebo.

    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.

    "Crash" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.

  • 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.

  • Kelly Brook.

    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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 15 years, 8 months and 9 days have passed since August 29th, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 29th, 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 1125270000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 29th, 2005.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

View Personality Summary

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 29th, 2005, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 29th, 2005 falls under the Bear.
  • 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.

  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on August 29th, 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)
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 29th of August.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of August.

  • Late Summer Bank Holiday (UK)

Weather on August 29th, 2005.

Historical weather information for August 29th, 2005.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.5 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 29th, 2005.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 29th, 2005.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 29th, 2005 was most likely conceived around the 19th of November, 2004.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 29th, 2005 is close to the 8th of June, 2006.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 29th, 2005.

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 29th, 2005.

  • A total of 5,730 days have passed since this date.
  • 818 weeks have passed.
  • 495,072,000 seconds have passed since the August 29th, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 577,584,000 times.
  • Since August 29th, 2005, the earth has travelled approximately 255,457,152,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 82,512,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 42,576,192 steps. That's about 18,923 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,940,864 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

What does this date mean to you?

Leave a comment and tell everyone why August 29th, 2005 is important to you.

All comments are moderated before they are published. We may edit comments to correct misspellings and grammar. We may also remove or redact personal information.

Search for another date.

It looks like you have reached the end! Try searching for another date.



Random dates.

Feeling lucky? Take a look at the list of random dates below.


« Previous Day
28th of August, 2005

© 2014-2021 BestOfDate.com