Friday August 12, 2005
US date format: 8/12/2005, UK date format: 12/8/2005
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 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 Cowboy Bebop: Tsuioku no Serenade or Atomic Betty.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 12, 2005?
- Sri Lanka's foreign minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar, is fatally shot by an LTTE sniper at his home.
- Iraq War: Moqtada Sadr, the Shia cleric and leader, has announced that his Mahdi army has freed four hostages. (BBC)
- Moqtada Sadr, the Shia cleric and leader, has announced that his Mahdi army has freed four hostages. (BBC)
- Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar is assassinated by suspected Tamil Tigers sniper team in Colombo. (CNN)
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- John Loder: English sound engineer and record...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 12, 2005?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - We Belong Together
- Rihanna - Pon de Replay
- The Pussycat Dolls - Don't Cha
- Bow Wow - Let Me Hold You
- Missy Elliott - Lose Control
- Gwen Stefani - Hollaback Girl
- Kelly Clarkson - Behind These Hazel Eyes
- Lifehouse - You And Me
- The Black Eyed Peas - Don't Phunk With My Heart
- D.H.T. - Listen To Your Heart
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mariah Carey - We Belong Together
- Bow Wow Featuring Omarion - Let Me Hold You
- Destiny's Child - Cater 2 U
- Fantasia - Free Yourself
- Lyfe Jennings - Must Be Nice
- Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop - Lose Control
- Ludacris Featuring Bobby Valentino - Pimpin' All Over The World
- The Pussycat Dolls Featuring Busta Rhymes - Don't Cha
- Teairra Mari - Make Her Feel Good
- Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx - Gold Digger
Top #1 Latin songs
- Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz - La Tortura
Sport Games on August 12, 2005
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Louvieroise - Gent : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Aachen - Karlsruhe : 2 - 1
- Dresden - Freiburg : 2 - 0
- Munich 1860 - Hansa Rostock : 4 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Bastia : 1 - 2
- Brest - Le Havre : 2 - 2
- Chateauroux - Montpellier : 2 - 1
- Clermont - Sedan : 1 - 0
- Creteil - Gueugnon : 4 - 0
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Cardiff - Watford : 1 - 3
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Days to next August 12If August 12, 2005 is your birthday you're 14 years, 11 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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