Friday December 09, 2005

US date format: 12/9/2005, UK date format: 9/12/2005

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 9, 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 December people in US were listening to Run It! by Chris Brown. In UK Hung Up by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. V for Vendetta, directed by James McTeigue, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Son Of A Witch by Gregory Maguire was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pitbull. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dangerous Waters or DK King of Swing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2005, at December 09 across the years or at December 2005 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 09, 2005?


Holidays

  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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Events

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe comes out to theatres. Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media
  • Viacom's Paramount Pictures agrees to buy the DreamWorks SKG company founded by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen for $1.6 billion. (NY Times)
  • The Groups for the 2006 FIFA World Cup to be held in Germany are finalized. (BBC) Both Group C and Group E have been dubbed "groups of death". (SI), (Globe&Mail), (ChicagoTribune)
  • The Bush administration summons Canadian ambassador Frank McKenna, and is expected to formally lodge a complaint after Prime Minister Paul Martin's criticism on December 7 of the United States at the Montreal conference on climate change. U.S.-Canada relations are already a major issue in the upcoming Canadian federal election. (CBC)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Country: United States of America

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Eric Sykes

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

Bab'Aziz

Bab'Aziz

Directed by: Nacer Khemir

Starring: Parviz Shahinkhou, Maryam Hamid, Golshifteh Farahani, Mohamed Graïaa

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Directed by: Dan Ireland

Starring: Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, Zoë Tapper, Robert Lang

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 09, 2005?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I Think They Like Me
  2. - Run It!youtube
  3. - One Wish
  4. - Girl Tonite
  5. - Unbreakable

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Rompe
  2. - Amor Eterno
  3. - Ella Y Yo
  4. - La Tortura
  5. - Rakata
Sport Games on December 09, 2005

Sport Games on December 09, 2005


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Germinal - Lokeren : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of December 09, 2005

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Dresden : 0 - 0
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Paderborn : 1 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Greuther Furth : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of December 09, 2005

Championship

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stoke - Leicester : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of December 09, 2005

Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Verona - Mantova : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of December 09, 2005

TV Series

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

Pitbull

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

Alborada

Alborada

Trollz

Trollz

Directed by: Ron Thornton

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Craig Strachan

1 Litre of Tears

1 Litre of Tears

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

Country: Japan

How old am I?

If December 09, 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 December 2005?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Son Of A Witch by Gregory Maguire

Son Of A Witch

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The Wicked Years continue in Gregory Maguire’s Son of a Witch—the heroic saga of the hapless yet determined young man who may or may not be the offspring of the fabled

Are Men Necessary? by Maureen Dowd

Are Men Necessary?

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Are men afraid of smart, successful women? Why did feminism fizzle? Why are so many of today's women freezing their faces and emotions in an orgy of plasticity?

Toxic Bachelors by Danielle Steel

Toxic Bachelors

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Danielle Steel explores the perils of dating, relationships, and love in a novel that takes us into the intoxicating, infuriating world of three charming single men, also known as…

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

The Chronicles of Narnia

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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.

The Broker by John Grisham

The Broker

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn his final hours in office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dangerous Waters

Dangerous Waters

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Naval Simulator

Publisher: Strategy First

DK King of Swing

DK King of Swing

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Crime Life: Gang Wars

Crime Life: Gang Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Dead to Rights II

Dead to Rights II

Platform: Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco Electronic Arts (EU; PC)

Chameleon

Chameleon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter, Stealth game

Publisher: Take 2, Cenega Czech

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $59.24
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $74.21
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.71
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.43
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $86.80

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 120.59 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.157 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3021 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.076 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 142.52 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 09, 2005?

On December 09, 2005 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 09, 2005?

On December 09, 2005 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 09, 2005?

On December 09, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 09, 2005?

On December 09, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 09, 2005?

On December 09, 2005 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on December 09, 2005?

Famous people died on December 09, 2005 include, Gyorgy Sandor, Robert Sheckley.

What was the number one song in December 09, 2005?

The number one song in the week of December 09, 2005 was Run It! by Chris Brown in US and Hung Up by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on December 09, 2005?

The top hits on December 09, 2005 were Run It! by Chris Brown, Gold Digger by Kanye West, My Humps by The Black Eyed Peas in US and Hung Up by Madonna, StickWitU by The Pussycat Dolls, You Raise Me Up by Westlife in UK.


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