Wednesday November 09, 2005: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 11/9/2005, UK date format: 9/11/2005

November 9th, 2005 was the 313th day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Beckett O'Brien .

The number one song in US was Gold Digger by Kanye West. You Raise Me Up by Westlife was #1 song in the UK.

The Illusionist, directed by Neil Burger, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2005 while A Million Little Pieces by James Fre was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Wild Country. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conflict: Global Storm or Pac-Pix.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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November 09, 2005 Events

What happened on November 09, 2005?

Historical Events

  • The Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan is the launch site for the Venus Express mission by the European Space Agency.
  • At least 60 people were killed when suicide bombers attacked three hotels located in Amman, Jordan.
  • Swaziland, which has the highest HIV infection rate in the world, is currently drafting a Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Bill, which would impose the death penalty for child molestation, incest, and intentional transmission of HIV. Amnesty International expressed concern later.
  • Amir Peretz, the leader of the Israeli Labor Party is elected, narrowly defeating Shimon Peres.
  • Seven militants were killed in a gun battle between Indonesian police officers and militants in East Java. Azahari Husin, a suspected Bali bombings mastermind, is believed to have shot himself.
  • 2005 Amman bombings. Three coordinated attacks on the Grand Hyatt Hotel and Radisson SAS Hotel in Amman, Jordanian capital, kill at least 56 people and injure 115 more, mostly Westerners. Later, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi claimed responsibility.
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What happened on November 09 in history? Find out the list of November 9th major events

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November 09, 2005 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on November 09, 2005?

  • Conan O'Brien, television personality and father of Conan O'Brien, is an American child.

Other November 9th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If November 09, 2005 is your birthday you are 17 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on November 09.

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November 09, 2005 Famous Deaths

Who died on November 09, 2005?

Other November 9th famous deaths

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November 09, 2005 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Scorpio personality

Who should a Scorpio marry?

Babies born in November are either Scorpio or Sagittarius. People born before November 21st are Scorpio, while people born from November 22nd have the sign of Sagittarius

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Chinese Zodiac

Rooster chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rooster

Element: Wood

Rooster personality

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Can the numbers in November 09, 2005 reveal something about your future ? Find out


November 09, 2005 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was November 09, 2005?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

November 9th marks the 312th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2005.

There are 52 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


November 09, 2005 Holidays and Observances

What is special on November 09, 2005?


  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
  • Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
  • Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
  • United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989


  • International Week of Science and Peace, 9-15 November
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Music charts

What was the number one song on November 09, 2005? Which were the top hits on November 09, 2005?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Gold Digger
  2. - Run It!youtube
  3. - My Humps
  4. - Soul Survivor
  5. - Photograph

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - You Raise Me Up
  2. - Hung Up
  3. - I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
  4. - Push The Button
  5. - Don't Cha

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Soul Survivor
  2. - Run It!youtube
  3. - Girl Tonite
  4. - I Should Have Cheated
  5. - I Think They Like Me

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - La Tortura
  2. - Rakata
  3. - Ven Bailalo
  4. - Ella Y Yo
  5. - Cuentale

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Illusionist

The Illusionist

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2005

Directed by: Brian Dannelly

Starring: Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit

Country: United States of America

A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2005

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Rooker, Don Thompson

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2005

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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

Wild Country

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Craig Strachan



Release year: 2005



Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ron Thornton

American Dragon: Jake Long

American Dragon: Jake Long

Release year: 2005

Country: United States of America

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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A Million Little Pieces by James Fre

A Million Little Pieces


Memoir: Frey spent six weeks in rehab at the age of 23; Oprah's Book Club was announced Sept. 2005; all new editions will include an author's note stating that Frey "EURoembellished many details?"EUR?.

Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts

Blue Smoke


The #1 New York Times bestseller Nora Roberts tells a story of gut-level terror, human triumph and the bonds that can carry us through our darkest hours. Reena Hale was born in the devastating--but beautiful--fire that destroyed her family's pizzeria …

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell



Malcolm Gladwell revolutionized how we see the world in his bestseller The Tipping Point. He revolutionizes how we see the world with Blink.

Saving Fish From Drowning by Amy Tan

Saving Fish From Drowning


"An adventure-filled, rollicking story. . . "packed [with] the human potential for love." -USA Today

The Truth (With Jokes) by Al Franken

The Truth (With Jokes)


Al Franken's bestseller, Lies (And The Lying Liars who Tell Them),: A Fair and Balanced View at the Right was praised for its "bitterly funny assault".

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Conflict: Global Storm

Conflict: Global Storm

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: SCi 2K Games



Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Archer Maclean's Mercury

Archer Maclean's Mercury

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: EU / NA Ignition Entertainment; JP SCEI

Lego Star Wars: The Video Game

Lego Star Wars: The Video Game

Platform: Game Boy Advance; GameCube; Microsoft Windows; OS X; PlayStation 2; Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Aspyr (OS X); Eidos Interactive (GBA)

Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance

Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action RPG/Beat 'em up/Fighting

Publisher: Capcom


November 09, 2005 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for November 09, 2005 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on November 09, 2005

Sport Games on November 09, 2005

Sport Games on November 09, 2005

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Lokeren - Lierse : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of November 09, 2005


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Sheffield Weds - Cardiff : 1 - 3
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $57.37
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $60.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.98
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.85
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $82.71

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 117.5 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1867 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3104 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0867 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 138.19 JPY

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