Monday 12 September 2005
5122 days since 12/9/2005US date format: 9/12/2005, UK date format: 12/9/2005
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 12, 2005). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henry Samuel .
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West.
In UK Don't Cha by The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes was in the top 5 hits.
Stay, directed by Marc Forster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005
while New Rules by Bill Maher was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Beautiful People.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armored Core: Last Raven or Down in Flames.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Henry Samuel: American noted family member, the first...
- Hong Kong Disneyland opens in a partnership between Disney and the Hong Kong government. This marks the first attempt of Disney tapping into the Chinese and southeastern Asian market. (BBC) (CNN)
- Israel withdraws the last of its troops from the Gaza Strip, effectively completing its unilateral disengagement plan. (Reuters) (CNN) (Ha’aretz)
- According to witnesses, the Egyptian border patrol police opened fire at crowds swarming the Egypt-Gaza border at Rafah, killing a Palestinian man and injuring another. An Egyptian spokesman later denied that Egyptian troops fired the shots that killed the man. (Reuters) (Al Jazeera), (BBC)
- Several hours after the pullout two Qassam rockets are fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip. The first lands near the Israeli town of Sderot, while the second lands near Kibbutz Yad Mordechai. (Ha’aretz),(YNETnews)
- Following the pullout many Palestinians rush into abandoned Israeli settlements in celebration, some burning down synagogues which Israel's ministers voted against dismantling due to their religious significance, while others scavenged through the rubble of demolished settlement homes, taking furniture, doors, electricity cables and what ever else they could find. (The Jerusalem Post),(YNETnews), (BBC), (Jerusalem Post)
- Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.
- In Colombia, an airplane hijacker and his son surrender peacefully after five hours of negotiations. Officials coaxed him out with what he later learned was a worthless bank cheque. (CNN)
- In Norway, the Red-Green Coalition led by Jens Stoltenberg wins the 2005 election to the Storting (Legislature). (Reuters)
- Los Angeles Power Outage:
- According to the Department of Water and Power, the power outage is of ampquotnon-malicious causeampquot triggered by an accidental error in connecting lines to a newly installed computer. DWP (Dept of Water and Power) General Manager Ron Deaton says repairs have been made and the system will be restored in an orderly manner. (Newsday)
- Despite the disruption to two million customers, the system's successfully controlled shutdown prevented a blackout from extending beyond the region.
- Michael D. Brown resigns as the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the United States (FEMA) following several days of criticism concerning his handling of the disaster following Hurricane Katrina, and allegations that his official biography is misleading and contains unsubstantiated claims. (MSNBC)
- Israeli-Palestinian Conflict:
- Three Palestinian teenagers drowned as they rushed into the beachside at Neve Dekalim without knowing how to swim. (The Guardian)
- eBay announced it will buy Skype, the Luxembourg-based web telephone network, in a $2.6 billion deal. (BBC)
- Premier Dalton McGuinty of Ontario, Canada rejects the use of Islamic sharia law as well as religious arbitration of all other faiths, declaring that one public law is to be used for all family disputes. The decision follows a year of debate and worldwide protests. (Globe and Mail)
- Oracle Corporation announced that it has agreed to purchase Siebel Systems for approximately $5.85 billion in cash. (BBC)
- England wins the 2005 Ashes 2-1. Final Test match ends in a draw. (BBC)
- Panic buying of petrol and diesel is in full swing across Britain, with long queues outside service stations in a worrying echo of the 2000 Fuel Protest. (BBC)
Sport Games on 12 September 2005
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Laval - Bastia : 1 - 2
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- West Ham - Aston Villa : 4 - 0
Ethniki KatigoriaFootball (Greece)
- Larisa - Kallithea : 2 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 2005 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bow Wow Featuring Ciara - Like You
- Gold Digger - Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
- Mariah Carey - Shake It Off
- Mariah Carey - We Belong Together
- David Banner - Play
- Destiny's Child - Cater 2 U
- Lyfe Jennings - Must Be Nice
- Soul Survivor - Young Jeezy Featuring Akon
- Fantasia - Free Yourself
- Let Me Hold You - Bow Wow Featuring Omarion
Top #10 Latin songs
- La Tortura - Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz
- Nada Es Para Siempre - Luis Fonsi
- Daddy Yankee - Lo Que Paso, Paso
- Ella Y Yo - Aventura Featuring Don Omar
- Solo Quedate En Silencio - RBD
- Juanes - La Camisa Negra
- Que Ironia - Andy Andy
- Mayor Que Yo - Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny Tun Tun, Wisin & Yandel & Hector
- Viveme - Laura Pausini
- Wisin & Yandel - Rakata
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