8th of October, 2005

The 8th of October, 2005, fell on a Saturday. Day 281 of 2005. Decade: 2000s.

14 years, 5 months and 25 days have passed since the 8th of October, 2005.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 8th of October, 2005:

  • An earthquake in Kashmir kills 100,000 people.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of October, 2005:

  • United States: Gold Digger - Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
  • United Kingdom: Don't Cha - Pussycat Dolls

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Wallace & Gromit" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 the 8th of October, 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.

  • 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."

  • 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 14 years, 5 months and 25 days have passed since the 8th of October, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of October, 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 1128726000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 8th of October, 2005:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of October, 2005, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of October, 2005 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • 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.

2005 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2005.

"Everybody Hates Chris" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "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:

  • The PSP
  • Nintendo DS
  • RoboSapien
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of October:


Weather

Weather information for the 8th of October, 2005:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.8 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.7cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 8th of October, 2005.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of October, 2005 was probably conceived around the 29th of December, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of October, 2005 is the 18th of July, 2006. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Fahrenheit - Interactive investigation game.
  • 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.

8th of October

Events that have occurred on the 8th of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of October, 2005.

  • 5,290 days have passed since this date.
  • 457,056,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of October, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 533,232,000 times.
  • Since the 8th of October, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 235,840,896,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 76,176,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 39,306,816 steps. That's about 17,470 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,484,672 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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