August 31st, 2005, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 243 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.
15 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since August 31st, 2005.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 31st, 2005:
United States: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
United Kingdom: I'll Be OK - McFly
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 31st, 2005 and it's a Wednesday. 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. "Chuck Norris Facts" are all the rage.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "7th Heaven", "King of the Hill", "The Apprentice" and "Boston Legal". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Half-Life 2", "World of Warcraft", "God of War" and "Battlefield 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Malcolm in the Middle", "Unfabulous" and "Veronica Mars".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 2", "Bratz (dolls)", "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game" and "RoboSapien (toy robot)".
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 31st, 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.
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.
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.
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:
15 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since August 31st, 2005.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 2005.
Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 31st, 2005, will be 15 years of age.
People born in 2005 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1125442800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 31st, 2005:
August 4th, 2005: The first episode of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" is aired.
Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 67.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 70.1cm.
London, England: Temperature: 23.39 degrees Celsius. There was thunder.
Who was the US President on August 31st, 2005?
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 31st, 2005?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 31st, 2005 was probably conceived around the 21st of November, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 31st, 2005 is the 10th of June, 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?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 31st, 2005.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 31st, 2005.
5,575 days have passed since this date.
481,683,600 seconds have passed since the August 31st, 2005.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 561,964,200 times.
Since August 31st, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 248,548,737,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 80,280,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 41,424,790 steps. That's about 18,411 miles!
Since this date, 5,780,203 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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