Friday April 08, 2005

US date format: 4/8/2005, UK date format: 8/4/2005

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 8, 2005). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour). Famous people born on this day include Leah Behn . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Candy Shop by 50 Cent. In UK (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay was in the top 5 hits. Factotum, directed by Bent Hamer, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2005 while Star Wars Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Stover was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Loveless. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DECO Online or College Hoops 2K6.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2005, at April 08 across the years or at April 2005 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 08, 2005?


Holidays

  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).

Events

  • Over four million people attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II.
  • Tens of thousands of demonstrators, many of them supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr, march through Baghdad denouncing the U.S. occupation of Iraq, 2 years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, and rally in the square where his statue was toppled in 2003.
  • Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles The Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles in a civil ceremony at Windsor's Guildhall. Camilla acquires her title ''The Duchess of Cornwall''.
  • The funeral of Pope John Paul II takes place. (BBC)
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Famous Birthday

  • Norwegian royalty, the second-born of...

Famous Deaths

Movies

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

Factotum

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Bent Hamer

Starring: Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, Marisa Tomei, Didier Flamand

When Do We Eat?

When Do We Eat?

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Salvador Litvak

Starring: Lesley Ann Warren, Michael Lerner, Shiri Appleby, Jack Klugman

Confession

Confession

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Jonathan Meyers

Starring: Chris Pine, Cameron Daddo, Bruce Davison, Tom Bosley

Down and Derby

Down and Derby

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Eric Hendershot

Starring: Greg Germann, Lauren Holly, Pat Morita, Adam Hicks

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 08, 2005?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Candy Shop
  2. - Truth Is
  3. - Hate It Or Love It
  4. - Let Me Love Youyoutube
  5. - Ordinary People

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - La Camisa Negra
  2. - Aire
  3. - Hoy Como Ayer
  4. - La Sorpresa
  5. - Obsesion (No Es Amor)
Sport Games on April 08, 2005

Sport Games on April 08, 2005


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • St Truiden - Genk : 0 - 2
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Ein Trier : 2 - 1
  • Dresden - Munich 1860 : 0 - 4
  • Saarbrucken - Essen : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of April 08, 2005

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Angers - Le Mans : 0 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Brest : 1 - 2
  • Dijon - Le Havre : 0 - 0
  • Guingamp - Clermont : 3 - 1
  • Lorient - Reims : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of April 08, 2005

League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Tranmere - Stockport : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of April 08, 2005

TV Series

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Loveless

Loveless

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Andrey Zvyagintsev

How old am I?

If April 08, 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 April 2005?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Star Wars Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Stover

Star Wars Revenge of the Sith

By:

Special SIGNED (1 of 1000) limited edition hardcover in slipcase.

Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

Prep

By:

Curtis Sittenfeld’s debut novel, Prep, is an insightful, achingly funny coming-of-age story as well as a brilliant dissection of class, race, and gender in a hothouse of adolescent angst and ambition.Lee

The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom

The Five People You Meet In Heaven

By:

A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at …

Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult

Vanishing Acts

By:

New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult is widely acclaimed for her ability to tap into the hearts and minds of real people.

The Rising by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The Rising

By:

The Rising begins a new Left Behind series that will give you a glimpse into the lives of your favorite characters before the Rapture.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

DECO Online

DECO Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows Minimum Pentium III 733MHz CPU 256MB RAM 2.0GB Hard Disk Space 64MB Graphics Card Windows 2000 (or greater) DirectX 9.0c Recommended Pentium 4 1.8GHz CPU 512MB RAM 2.5GB Hard Disk Sp

Genre: Fantasy Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game

Publisher: P2P Pte. Ltd. Gameleon Uzoo PlayOn Interactive

College Hoops 2K6

College Hoops 2K6

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox, PlayStation 2

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: 2K Sports

Dance Praise

Dance Praise

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X iOS

Genre: Dance video game

Publisher: Digital Praise

Chibi-Robo!

Chibi-Robo!

Platform: GameCube, Wii

Genre: Platform, adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Democracy

Democracy

Platform: Linux, Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Positech Games, Tri-Synergy

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $43.70
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.07
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.70
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $88.28

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 108.16 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2282 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1983 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 139.93 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6854 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 08, 2005?

On April 08, 2005 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 08, 2005?

On April 08, 2005 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 08, 2005?

On April 08, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 08, 2005?

On April 08, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Which famous people are born on April 08, 2005?

On April 08, 2005 several famous people were born including, Leah Behn.

Which famous people died on April 08, 2005?

Famous people died on April 08, 2005 include, Onna White, Eddie Miksis.

What was the number one song in April 08, 2005?

The number one song in the week of April 08, 2005 was Candy Shop by 50 Cent in US and (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay in UK.

What were the top hits on April 08, 2005?

The top hits on April 08, 2005 were Candy Shop by 50 Cent, Since U Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson, Hate It Or Love It by The Game in US and (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay, Let Me Love You by Mario, Switch by Will Smith in UK.