Saturday August 13, 2005

US date format: 8/13/2005, UK date format: 13/8/2005

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 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 Champions: Return to Arms or Darwinia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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  • The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is launched.
  • Conflict in Iraq:: Three US Soldiers are killed following an IED attack by insurgents in Tuz, northern Iraq. (MilitaryTimes)
  • Three US Soldiers are killed following an IED attack by insurgents in Tuz, northern Iraq. (MilitaryTimes)
  • Former Prime Minister David Lange of New Zealand dies. His 1984–1989 administration has left a permanent mark on New Zealand. (NZ National Business Review)
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Famous Deaths

  • : New Zealand lawyer and politician 32nd...


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Directed by: Steve Boyum

Starring: Steve Howey, Mike Vogel, Sophia Bush, Cameron Richardson



Directed by: Louise Archambault

Starring: Sylvie Moreau, Macha Grenon, Juliette Gosselin, Mylène St-Sauveur

The Great Raid

The Great Raid

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, James Franco, Robert Mammone

Transporter 2

Transporter 2

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta, Alessandro Gassman

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Dan Byrd, Denise Crosby, Stephanie Patton, Alexandra Adi

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 2005?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - We Belong Togetheryoutube
  2. - Let Me Hold You
  3. - Cater 2 U
  4. - Free Yourself
  5. - Must Be Nice
  6. - Lose Control
  7. - Pimpin' All Over The World
  8. - Don't Cha
  9. - Make Her Feel Good
  10. - Gold Digger

Top #1 Latin songs

  1. - La Tortura
Sport Games on August 13, 2005

Sport Games on August 13, 2005

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • FC Brussels - Club Brugge : 1 - 1
  • Germinal - Westerlo : 0 - 1
  • Mouscron - Lokeren : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of August 13, 2005

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Hamburg : 0 - 2
  • Dortmund - Schalke 04 : 1 - 2
  • Hertha - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Duisburg : 5 - 3
  • Leverkusen - Bayern Munich : 2 - 5
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Bordeaux : 1 - 0
  • Le Mans - Rennes : 4 - 0
  • Lille - Troyes : 1 - 2
  • Nancy - Lens : 1 - 2
  • Nantes - Ajaccio : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of August 13, 2005


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Crewe : 2 - 2
  • Burnley - Coventry : 4 - 0
  • Leicester - Ipswich : 0 - 0
  • Luton - Leeds : 0 - 0
  • Millwall - Stoke : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of August 13, 2005

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Beautiful People

Beautiful People

Directed by: Jasmin Dizdar

Outrageous Fortune

Outrageous Fortune

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Time Bomb

Time Bomb

Directed by: Erin Berry

One Night Stand

One Night Stand



Days to next August 13

If August 13, 2005 is your birthday you're 14 years, 11 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.

Magazine Covers

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Lance Armstrong'S War by Daniel Coyle

Lance Armstrong'S War


“A velvety mix of vivid, sophisticated prose, Raymond Carver’s unerring eye for nuance, and John Irving’s irreverent, unflinching humor….An intimate look inside the maelstrom of professional cycling.”—Boston

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code


PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

Collapse by Jared Diamond



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

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell



In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.

It Takes A Family by Rick Santorum

It Takes A Family


Among politicians of national stature today, there is perhaps none more respected as a principled conservative than Rick Santorum. In It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good, Santorum articulates


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Champions: Return to Arms

Champions: Return to Arms

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-RPG, hack and slash

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

Dark Horizons: Lore Invasion

Dark Horizons: Lore Invasion

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Publisher: GarageGames

Coffee Tycoon

Coffee Tycoon

Platform: PC

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Reflexive Arcade

Club Penguin

Club Penguin

Platform: Online

Genre: Massively multiplayer online game

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios



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)

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