Sunday December 11, 2005: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/11/2005, UK date format: 11/12/2005

December 11th, 2005 was the 345th day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Sunday.

The number one song in US was Run It! by Chris Brown. Hung Up by Madonna was #1 song in the UK.

V for Vendetta, directed by James McTeigue, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2005 while Predator by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Pitbull. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conflict: Global Storm or DK King of Swing.

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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December 11, 2005 Events

What happened on December 11, 2005?

Historical Events

  • Cronulla Riots: Thousands demonstrate against ethnic violence in Cronulla Sydney. This entails a riot against anyone who is Lebanese or not. These are then followed by ethnic attacks against Cronulla.
  • Some reports claim that Ariel Sharon, Israel's Prime Minister, placed the Israeli Defense Force on high alert in preparation for possible airstrikes on Iranian nuclear facilities. Sharon's office denied that this was true and did not intend to do so.
  • Dharam Singh, chief minister of Karnataka in India, announced that the state government has accepted U R Ananthamurthy, a Jnanpith awardee,'s suggestion to rename Bangalore under its colloquial name of Bengaluru. The new name will take effect on November 1, 2006.
  • Brian Chase, a Nashville, Tennessee resident, has admitted to putting false information regarding John Seigenthaler Sr. in a Wikipedia article. This led to widespread debate.
  • Three people are injured in a suicide bombing attack in Kandahar (Afghanistan) that killed the bomber.
  • 2005 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal Fire: Explosions reported at Buncefield, north London, ten miles from Luton Airport.
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See also

What happened on December 11 in history? Find out the list of December 11th major events

What was 2005 famous for? Discover everything about 2005


December 11, 2005 Famous Birthdays

Other December 11th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If December 11, 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 December 11.

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December 11, 2005 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 11, 2005?

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December 11, 2005 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Sagittarius personality

Who should a Sagittarius marry?

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

Personality of December born

Chinese Zodiac

Rooster chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rooster

Element: Wood

Rooster personality

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December 11, 2005 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 11, 2005?

The day of the week was Sunday.

December 11th marks the 344th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2005.

There are 20 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 11, 2005 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 11, 2005?


  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
  • R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)


  • International Mountain Day
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 11, 2005? Which were the top hits on December 11, 2005?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

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

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Hung Up
  2. - StickWitU
  3. - You Raise Me Up
  4. - My Humps
  5. - JCB Song

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

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

V for Vendetta

Release year: 2005

Directed by: James McTeigue

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

Country: United States of America

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

TV Series

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Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

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

Magazine Covers

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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Predator by Patricia Cornwell



Dr. Kay Scarpetta investigates the disappearance of two Florida sisters. She follows clues that lead her to the psychoopathic depths of the mind of a serial killer.

Are Men Necessary? by Maureen Dowd

Are Men Necessary?


Are men afraid of successful, smart women? Why did feminism fail? Why is it that so many women today are preserving their emotions and faces in an orgy called plasticity?

The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

The World Is Flat


The Phenomenal #1 Bestseller is Back in New Edition

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

The Chronicles of Narnia


A stunning hardcover volume that contains all seven books of the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia. It features black-and-white chapter opening illustrations, and an essay by C.

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

The Historian


You, perceptive reader, I leave my history Late one night. While exploring her father's library, an 18-year-old finds an old book and a cache with yellowing letters.

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

DK King of Swing

DK King of Swing

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo



Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone, iOS,[1] Android, Online

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

Dance Dance Revolution Mario Mix

Dance Dance Revolution Mario Mix

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Music, exergaming

Publisher: Nintendo

America's Army: Rise of a Soldier

America's Army: Rise of a Soldier

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2

Genre: First Person Shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft


December 11, 2005 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for December 11, 2005 is First Quarter.

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Sport Games on December 11, 2005

Sport Games on December 11, 2005

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Ascoli - Reggina : 1 - 1
  • Inter - Milan : 3 - 2
  • Juventus - Cagliari : 4 - 0
  • Livorno - Lazio : 2 - 1
  • Messina - Chievo : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 11, 2005

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Genk - Club Brugge : 2 - 2
  • Gent - Standard : 2 - 1
  • Roeselare - Lierse : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 1
  • FC Koln - Werder Bremen : 1 - 4
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Burghausen - Siegen : 1 - 0
  • Cottbus - Offenbach : 1 - 2
  • Karlsruhe - Bochum : 4 - 2
  • Saarbrucken - Munich 1860 : 0 - 0
  • Unterhaching - Braunschweig : 1 - 0
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