Monday August 08, 2005

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

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 8, 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 August people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Supercross, directed by Steve Boyum, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Lance Armstrong'S War by Daniel Coyle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beautiful People. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 80 Days or Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 08, 2005?


Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
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Events

  • Banco Central robbery at Fortaleza: In Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, an estimated 156 million reais was discovered to be stolen over the weekend in one of the world's largest bank robberies. (Agencia Brasil), (BBC)
  • Oil for food scandal: the UN-appointed panel released its third report. According to it, Benon Sevan took nearly $150,000 in cash bribes. A former UN procurement officer Alexander Yakovlev has pleaded guilty to accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from UN contractors. (BBC)
  • Same sex marriage debate: The top legislative body of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is set to take key votes this week on ordaining gays and blessing same-sex unions. Conflicts over what the Bible says about homosexuality have been tearing at Protestant denominations for years. Cleveland Plain Dealer AP feed in Guardian UK
  • Iran resumes its nuclear programme at its uranium facility near the city of Isfahan. (BBC) (Guardian)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Batman Begins

Batman Begins

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Country: United States of America

Cinderella Man

Cinderella Man

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko, Paul Giamatti

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

Lady Vengeance

Lady Vengeance

Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Yeong-ae Lee, Min-sik Choi, Shi-hoo Kim, Yea-young Kwon

A History of Violence

A History of Violence

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 2005?
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Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - La Tortura
  2. - Nada Es Para Siempre
  3. - Lo Que Paso, Paso
  4. - La Camisa Negra
  5. - Mayor Que Yo
Sport Games on August 08, 2005

Sport Games on August 08, 2005


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Aachen : 2 - 1
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Division 2

Football (France)
  • Dijon - Clermont : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 08, 2005

Championship

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Preston - Derby : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 08, 2005

TV Series

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Outrageous Fortune

Outrageous Fortune

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Beautiful People

Beautiful People

Directed by: Jasmin Dizdar

Time Bomb

Time Bomb

Directed by: Erin Berry

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

The Thick of It

The Thick of It

Starring: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

How old am I?

If August 8th, 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

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Books

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Lance Armstrong'S War by Daniel Coyle

Lance Armstrong'S War

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“A velvety mix of vivid, sophisticated prose, Raymond Carver’s unerring eye for nuance, and John Irving’s irreverent, unflinching humor….An intimate look inside the maelstrom of professional cycling.”—Boston

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.

Collapse by Jared Diamond

Collapse

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In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Blink

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In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.

It Takes A Family by Rick Santorum

It Takes A Family

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Among politicians of national stature today, there is perhaps none more respected as a principled conservative than Rick Santorum. In It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good, Santorum articulates

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

80 Days

80 Days

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: EU Focus Home Interactive; NA Matrix Games

Bliss the Game for Lovers

Bliss the Game for Lovers

Platform: Android, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows (all Java supported)

Genre: Romance

Publisher: Games for Loving

Constantine

Constantine

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox mobile phone

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: THQ

Another Century's Episode

Another Century's Episode

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto

Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil

Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: id Software

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $58.65
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $43.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.80
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.85
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $83.41

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 112.14 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2145 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2611 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 138.48 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6917 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On August 08, 2005 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 08, 2005?

On August 08, 2005 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 08, 2005?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on August 08, 2005?

On August 08, 2005 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on August 08, 2005?

Famous people died on August 08, 2005 include, Barbara Bel Geddes, Ahmed Deedat, Monica Sjoo.

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

The number one song in the week of August 08, 2005 was We Belong Together by Mariah Carey in US and You're Beautiful by James Blunt in UK.

What were the top hits on August 08, 2005?

The top hits on August 08, 2005 were We Belong Together by Mariah Carey, Pon de Replay by Rihanna, Don't Cha by The Pussycat Dolls in US and You're Beautiful by James Blunt, Bad Day by Daniel Powter, Ghetto Gospel by 2Pac featuring Elton John in UK.


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