Tuesday July 12, 2005

US date format: 7/12/2005, UK date format: 12/7/2005

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 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 July people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK Ghetto Gospel by 2Pac featuring Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Little Fish, directed by Rowan Woods, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Outrageous Fortune. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum or Lego Star Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2005, at July 12 across the years or at July 2005 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 12, 2005?


Holidays

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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Events

  • London police identify four suspects in the 7 July 2005 London bombings; all are British citizens apparently from Leeds, West Yorkshire, and at least one is believed to have died in the blasts. Raids find explosive materials and other forensic evidence. (Reuters) (BBC)
  • Palestinian Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for two suicide bombings against Israelis. A car bomb detonates in the Shavey Shomron Israeli settlement on the West Bank causing no Israeli casualties. In Netanya, a suicide bomber kills three women at the HaSharon Mall. (Ynet), (Haaretz), (Ynet), (BBC)
  • In Monaco, Prince Albert is inaugurated as ruling prince, in succession to his father Prince Rainier who died in April. The unmarried Prince Albert acknowledged last week that he has a 22-month-old illegitimate son, Alexandre, and that there may be other paternity suits. (BBC), (CNN), (Mail&Guardian)
  • According to the Cuban government, Hurricane Dennis killed 16 and caused $1.4 billion in damages. (Reuters)
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Famous Deaths

  • American television news analyst and...

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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

Match Point

Match Point

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode

Country: United States of America

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Directed by: Shane Black

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen

Country: United States of America

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 12, 2005?
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Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - La Tortura
  2. - La Camisa Negra
  3. - Nada Es Para Siempre
  4. - Algo Mas
  5. - Mayor Que Yo

TV Series

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

Outrageous Fortune

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby

Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby

Starring: David McPhail, Paul McLaughlin, Jason Hoyte, Tandi Wright

Country: New Zealand

Time Bomb

Time Bomb

Directed by: Erin Berry

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

Infinite Challenge

Infinite Challenge

Starring: Usain Bolt, Jong-hun Choi, Defconn, Fedor Emelianenko

How old am I?

If July 12th, 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

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd

The Mermaid Chair

By:

The New York Times–bestselling second novel by the author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings Inside the church of a Benedictine monastery on Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful …

Fire Sale by Sara Paretsky

Fire Sale

By:

A conscience can weigh a PI down more than the heaviest firearm—and get her into more trouble too. It’s that nagging conscience that makes V.

Collapse by Jared Diamond

Collapse

By:

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

1776 by David McCullough

1776

By:

America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led …

The Devil'S Teeth by Susan Casey

The Devil'S Teeth

By:

A journalist's obsession brings her to a remote island off the California coast, home to the world's most mysterious and fearsome predators--and the strange band of surfer-scientists who follow themSusan Casey

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: action-adventure

Publisher: Atari

Amped 3

Amped 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Sports

Publisher: 2K Sports

Lego Star Wars

Lego Star Wars

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, platform

Publisher: LucasArts, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Feral Interactive

Darwinia

Darwinia

Platform: Microsoft Windows Linux Mac OS X Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time tactics, real-time strategy

Publisher: Introversion Software (Windows/Linux) Ambrosia Software (Mac OS X) Cinemaware Marquee/eGames (USA) Stomp (Australia)

Close Combat: First to Fight

Close Combat: First to Fight

Platform: Windows Xbox Macintosh Wii

Genre: FPS

Publisher: 2K Games MacSoft (Macintosh)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $59.97
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $38.23
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.24
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.05
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $79.20

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 110.84 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2045 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2709 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 135.64 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6881 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 12, 2005?

On July 12, 2005 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is July 12, 2005?

On July 12, 2005 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 12, 2005?

On July 12, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 12, 2005?

On July 12, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 12, 2005?

On July 12, 2005 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on July 12, 2005?

Famous people died on July 12, 2005 include, John King.

What was the number one song in July 12, 2005?

The number one song in the week of July 12, 2005 was We Belong Together by Mariah Carey in US and Ghetto Gospel by 2Pac featuring Elton John in UK.

What were the top hits on July 12, 2005?

The top hits on July 12, 2005 were We Belong Together by Mariah Carey, Hollaback Girl by Gwen Stefani, Don't Phunk With My Heart by The Black Eyed Peas in US and Ghetto Gospel by 2Pac featuring Elton John, You're Beautiful by James Blunt, Axel F by Crazy Frog in UK.


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