Thursday January 06, 2005, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/2005, UK date format: 6/1/2005

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 2005). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Let Me Love You by Mario. In UK Against All Odds by Steve Brookstein was in the top 5 hits. Frozen Land, directed by Aku Louhimies, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Your Best Life Now by Joel Osteen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tilt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Caterpillar Construction Tycoon or Project Gotham Racing 3.
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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Frozen Land

Directed by: Aku Louhimies

Starring: Jasper Pääkkönen, Mikko Leppilampi, Pamela Tola, Petteri Summanen

Hate Crime

Directed by: Tommy Stovall

Starring: Seth Peterson, Bruce Davison, Chad Donella, Cindy Pickett

Zombie Honeymoon

Directed by: David Gebroe

Starring: Tracy Coogan, Graham Sibley, Tonya Cornelisse, David M. Wallace

The Incredibles

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

Country: United States of America

A Very Long Engagement

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 06, 2005?


  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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  • Former South African President Nelson Mandela breaks a strong taboo when he announces that the death at age 54 of his sole surviving son, Makgatho Mandela, was caused by AIDS, which kills about 600 people daily in South Africa. His action is viewed as being critical of his successor, Thabo Mbeki, who has denied a link between HIV and AIDS. (ABC), (BBC).
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 06, 2005?

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Mario - Let Me Love You
  2. Drop It Like It's Hot - Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell
  3. Lovers And Friends - Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Usher & Ludacris
  4. Soldier - Destiny's Child Featuring T.I. & Lil Wayne
  5. 1, 2 Step - Ciara Featuring Missy Elliott
  6. Wonderful - Ja Rule Featuring R. Kelly & Ashanti
  7. 50 Cent - Disco Inferno
  8. How We Do - The Game Featuring 50 Cent
  9. Ludacris - Get Back
  10. T.I. - Bring Em Out
Sport Games on January 06, 2005

Sport Games on January 06, 2005

TV Series

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


Directed by: Kasra Farahani


Directed by: Paul Morrell

Fungus the Bogeyman

Directed by: Stuart Orme

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Le cheval artiste

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


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

Your Best Life Now

By: Joel Osteen

10th Anniversary Edition: Updated with New Chapter & ForewordPastor Joel Osteen asks everyone to examine what he or she really believes. Why is this important? Because we will become what we believe.

Night Fall

By: Nelson DeMille

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Nelson DeMille at full tilt with another engaging, exciting, and impeccably researched thriller." - The GuardianOn a beach at dusk, while Bud Mitchell and Jill Winslow conduct their illicit love affair in front of a video …

London Bridges

By: James Patterson

Two of the greatest villains James Patterson has ever created in one book! Minutes after soldiers evacuate a Nevada town, a bomb completely destroys it. On vacation, FBI agent Alex Cross gets the call: the blast was perpetrated by the …


By: Danielle Steel

Against a vivid backdrop of history, Danielle Steel tells a compelling story of love and war, acts of faith and acts of betrayal…and of three generations of women as they journey

The Christmas Thief

By: Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, America's Queen of Suspense, and her daughter, bestselling mystery writer Carol Higgins Clark, have again joined forces to create a suspenseful and humorous holiday tale.Alvirah


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bonnie's Bookstore

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

Beatmania IIDX 12 Happy Sky

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: KCET

Project Gotham Racing 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Caterpillar Construction Tycoon

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: EU Zoo Digital Publishing

Code Age Brawls

Platform: DoCoMo 3G FOMA Mobile phones

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Square Enix

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $33.70
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $65.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $100.80
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $21.04
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $18.67

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 AUD = 0.8925 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9392 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2019 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.3151 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4633 AUD

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