Friday December 02, 2005

US date format: 12/2/2005, UK date format: 2/12/2005

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 2, 2005). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Run It! by Chris Brown. In UK Hung Up by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. King Kong, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Predator by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild Country. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anubis II or Cal Ripken's Real Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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King Kong

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

Country: United States of America

Ek Ajnabee

Directed by: Apoorva Lakhia

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal, Perizaad Zorabian, Rucha Vaidya

Keeping Mum

Directed by: Niall Johnson

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith, Patrick Swayze

Hope Floats

Directed by: Forest Whitaker

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr., Gena Rowlands, Mae Whitman


Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Amanda Bynes, Chris Carmack, Jonathan Bennett, Jamie-Lynn Sigler


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 02, 2005?


  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana


  • In Wentworth, North Carolina, Kenneth Boyd becomes the 1,000th person to be executed in the United States since the re-introduction of capital punishment in 1976.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 02, 2005?

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. I Think They Like Me - Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat & Bow Wow
  2. Chris Brown - Run It!
  3. Girl Tonite - Twista Featuring Trey Songz
  4. Alicia Keys - Unbreakable
  5. Keyshia Cole - I Should Have Cheated
  6. Ray J - One Wish
  7. Soul Survivor - Young Jeezy Featuring Akon
  8. Here We Go - Trina Featuring Kelly Rowland
  9. Stay Fly - Three 6 Mafia Featuring Young Buck & Eightball & MJG
  10. Mariah Carey - Don't Forget About Us
Sport Games on December 02, 2005

Sport Games on December 02, 2005

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan



Directed by: Ron Thornton

The Tourettes Guy

Starring: Tony Six, Sal Lizard

Country: United States of America

The Playbook

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2005?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?


By: Patricia Cornwell

Investigating the disappearance of two sisters in Florida, Dr. Kay Scarpetta follows clues that twist and turn, leading her into the psychopathic depths of a jailed serial killer's mind.

The Truth (With Jokes)

By: Al Franken

Al Franken’s landmark bestseller, Lies (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them): A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right, was praised as a “bitterly funny assault” (zThe New York Times)

Knife of Dreams

By: Robert Jordan

Now in development for TV!Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.The

Teacher Man

By: Frank McCourt

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, mega-bestselling author who wore his celebrity with extraordinary grace comes a magnificently appealing book about teaching and about how one great storyteller found his voice.Frank

The Chronicles of Narnia

By: C.S. Lewis

An impressive hardcover volume containing all seven books in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, graced by black-and-white chapter opening illustrations and featuring an essay by C.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bomberman Land 3

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Darkwatch: Curse of the West

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NA Capcom; EU Ubisoft


Platform: Mobile phone, Dreamcast, Windows, Linux, Amiga, BeOS, GP2X, PSP, Mac OS X

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Jordan Tuzsuzov

Anubis II

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: EU Metro 3D; NA Conspiracy Entertainment

Cal Ripken's Real Baseball

Platform: Windows

Genre: Baseball MMOSG

Publisher: Netamin

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $52.88
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $77.05
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $54.55
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $29.51
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $17.65

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 AUD = 0.9865 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8695 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2842 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.0131 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.3144 AUD

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