The 16th of December, 2005, fell on a Friday. Day 350 of 2005. Decade: 2000s.
14 years, 1 months and 10 days have passed since the 16th of December, 2005.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 16th of December, 2005:
Actor John Spencer dies from a heart attack.
The movie King Kong (2005) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of December, 2005:
United States: Run It - Chris Brown
United Kingdom: Stickwitu - Pussycat Dolls
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Chronicles of Narnia" 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 16th of December, 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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of December:
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.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of December, 2005.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of December, 2005.
5,154 days have passed since this date.
445,305,600 seconds have passed since the 16th of December, 2005.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 519,523,200 times.
Since the 16th of December, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 229,777,689,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,217,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,296,282 steps. That's about 17,021 miles!
Since this date, 5,343,667 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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