Thursday October 06, 2005

US date format: 10/6/2005, UK date format: 6/10/2005

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 6, 2005). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West. In UK Push The Button by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits. Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis, directed by Ellory Elkayem, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while The Widow Of The South by Robert Hicks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trollz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan or Code of the Samurai.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2005, at October 06 across the years or at October 2005 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 06, 2005?


Holidays

  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Five leaders of the Lord's Resistance Army, a rebel group begun in Uganda, are targeted by the first arrest warrants to be issued by the International Criminal Court. (BBC)
  • Gabon announces that the presidential elections are to be held on 27 November with security forces voting two days earlier, but opposition denounces the move as a ruse for ballot rigging. (allAfrica)
  • Zimbabwe is facing increasing threat of military revolt, as soldiers are increasingly dissatisfied by the government's failure to increase their salaries and by chronic food shortages at their barracks. (allAfrica)
  • New York City increases police presence in the New York City Subway system after receiving a credible terror threat. (BBC)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Serenity

Serenity

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Tudyk

Country: United States of America

Walk the Line

Walk the Line

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice

Directed by: Joe Wright

Starring: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States of America

Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

Lord of War

Lord of War

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Ethan Hawke, Jared Leto, Bridget Moynahan

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 06, 2005?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Gold Digger
  2. - Like You
  3. - Shake It Off
  4. - Soul Survivor
  5. - Play

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - La Tortura
  2. - Solo Quedate En Silencio
  3. - Lo Que Paso, Paso
  4. - Ella Y Yo
  5. - Nada Es Para Siempre

TV Series

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

Beautiful People

Directed by: Jasmin Dizdar

Trollz

Trollz

Directed by: Ron Thornton

1 Litre of Tears

1 Litre of Tears

Starring: Erika Sawajiri, Ryô Nishikido, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Takanori Jinnai

Country: Japan

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Written by:

Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Country: United States of America

Rome

Rome

Written by:

Starring: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

How old am I?

If October 6th, 2005 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Widow Of The South by Robert Hicks

The Widow Of The South

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Carnton Plantation, 1894: Carrie McGavock is an old woman who tends the graves of the almost 1,500 soldiers buried there. As she walks among the dead, an elderly man appears--the same

Goodnight Nobody by Jennifer Weiner

Goodnight Nobody

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New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner’s unforgettable story of adjusting to suburbia—and all the surprises hidden behind its doors.For Kate Klein, a semi-accidental mother of three, suburbia has been full

Shalimar The Clown by Salman Rushdie

Shalimar The Clown

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“Dazzling . . . Modern thriller, Ramayan epic, courtroom drama, slapstick comedy, wartime adventure, political satire, village legend–they’re all blended here magnificently.”–The

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Freakonomics

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Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

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PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan

Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Harem, Romance

Publisher: IF Mate

Code of the Samurai

Code of the Samurai

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: JP Sega; EU Midas Interactive Entertainment

Biniax

Biniax

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Jordan Tuzsuzov

Another Century's Episode

Another Century's Episode

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto

Chibi-Robo!

Chibi-Robo!

Platform: GameCube, Wii

Genre: Platform, adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $58.70
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $53.20
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.66
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.18
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $79.82

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 113.23 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1799 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2706 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 137.91 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6844 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 06, 2005?

On October 06, 2005 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 06, 2005?

On October 06, 2005 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 06, 2005?

On October 06, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 06, 2005?

On October 06, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 06, 2005?

On October 06, 2005 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in October 06, 2005?

The number one song in the week of October 06, 2005 was Gold Digger by Kanye West in US and Push The Button by Sugababes in UK.

What were the top hits on October 06, 2005?

The top hits on October 06, 2005 were Gold Digger by Kanye West, Shake It Off by Mariah Carey, Like You by Bow Wow in US and Push The Button by Sugababes, Don't Cha by The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes in UK.


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