Friday April 15, 2005: on this day

About April 15th, 2005, in brief:

  • Historical events: NASA reports that the Gulf Stream is slowing. This could lead to severe economic and climatic disruptions in Northern Europe.
  • Day of the week: April 15th, 2005 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries (in western zodiac), Rooster (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Seth Rogen, Emma Watson
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Candy Shop by 50 Cent
  • #1 UK song: (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay
  • Popular movie: The Illusionist directed by Neil Burger

More about April 15th, 2005? See below for more news and curiosities on April 15th, 2005.

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What day of the week was April 15, 2005?


April 15, 2005 was a Friday and it was the 105th day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 15, 2005 can also be written as 4/15/2005 in the US and as 15/4/2005 in UK and Europe.

April 15, 2005 in April 2005 calendar

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April 15, 2005: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on April 15, 2005:

  • Nasa reports that the gulf stream is slowing. this could lead to severe economic and climatic disruptions in northern europe.
  • Kofi annan, un secretary general, accuses britain and the united states of not taking enough responsibility for the oil for food scandal.
  • An infiltrated palestinian fatah gunman from syria invades the golan heights and attacks an idf post near the border. the commander of the outpost manages to disarm and arrest the gunman. the idf will investigate the circumstances in which the 21-year old man, wearing a palestinian flag, was able to penetrate so deeply without being noticed earlier. (haaretz). (link dead at 02:40 on 15 january 2007 (utc).
  • Human rights watch reports that canada, britain, the netherlands, and the united states rely on "flimsy diplomacy" to try to send terror suspects from abroad back to countries that use torture against their prisoners.
  • Soyuz tma-6 launches at dawn from baikonur cosmodrome, kazakhstan to carry the expedition 11 crew to international space station. (fox news) (yahoo! news (link dead at 02:40 on 15 january 2007 (utc).)
  • Prince rainier is buried at monaco.
  • 20 people are killed in an attack on the paris-opera hotel in france. (reuters) (link dead at 02:40, 15 jan 2007 (utc),)
  • Raymond williams, the former ceo of hih insurance in australia, has been sentenced to 4 and 1/2 years.
  • Canada's federal court of appeal denies lai changxing, a chinese businessman, refugee status. china seeks him to smuggle large amounts of people. (national post canada) (link dead at 02:40, 15 jan 2007 (utc).
  • Uk passport applicants must give fingerprints. without parliament, preparations for id cards can be made.
  • The radical manifesto of the green party of england and wales aims to combat climate change.
  • France will introduce biometric id cards by 2007
  • The european union has denied that it would lift an eu arms embargo against the people's republic of china.
  • The sea organ site is now open to the public in zadar (croatia).

April 15, 2005: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 15, 2005: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on April 15, 2005:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $58.45
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $36.62
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.58
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.82
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $79.49

Exchange Rates on April 15, 2005:

  • 1 USD = 107.71 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2464 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2002 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 139.04 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6815 GBP

April 15, 2005: What were the main match results that day?

Jupiler League - Football (Belgium)

  • Westerlo - Club Brugge : 1 - 3

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • Erfurt - Cottbus : 3 - 3
  • Essen - Oberhausen : 2 - 2
  • Greuther Furth - Dresden : 0 - 1

Division 2 - Football (France)

  • Amiens - Laval : 2 - 1
  • Brest - Montpellier : 1 - 1
  • Clermont - Niort : 2 - 0
  • Creteil - Guingamp : 1 - 1
  • Grenoble - Dijon : 1 - 3

Championship - Football (United Kingdom)

  • Sheffield United - Derby : 0 - 1

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April 15, 2005: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 15th is Aries.

Aries is the 1st sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between March 21st and April 19th belong to the Aries sign: discover Aries personality and who should a Aries marry.

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 15, 2005: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 15, 2005 is Rooster and the associated element is Wood.

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April 15, 2005: What was the moon phase on that day?


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46%

The moon phase on April 15, 2005 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 15, 2005 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on April 15, 2005 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 46% full, rising at 10:39 am and setting at 02:42 am.

The previous full moon was on Mar 25, 2005 while the next full moon would come on Apr 24, 2005.

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Who was born on April 15, 2005?


Whose famous birthday is on April 15th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 15th:

  • Seth Rogen
    Seth Rogen

    Seth rogen is a canadian actor and writer known for his roles in comedy films such as 'superbad' and 'knocked up'.

  • Emma Watson
    Emma Watson

    British actress.

  • Maisie Williams
    Maisie Williams

    Maisie williams is a british tv actress best known for her role as arya stark in the popular tv series game of thrones.

  • Anita Hassanandani Reddy
    Anita Hassanandani Reddy

    Anita hassanandani reddy is an indian actress known for her work in hindi, telugu, and tamil films and television shows.

  • Claudia Cardinale
    Claudia Cardinale

    Internationally recognized italian actress.

  • Samantha Fox
    Samantha Fox

    British singer, pin-up girl and star, who was ranked no.

  • Emma Thompson
    Emma Thompson

    British actress.

  • Cody Christian
    Cody Christian

    Cody christian is a tv actor known for his roles in teen wolf and pretty little liars.

  • Linda Perry
    Linda Perry

    American singer-songwriter and record producer.

  • Jeffrey Archer
    Jeffrey Archer

    British politician and tycoon.

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How old is someone born on April 15, 2005?


Someone born on April 15, 2005 is:

19 years 1 month old,

or 229 months and 8 days old,

or 996 weeks and 6 days old,

or 6978 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 15, 2005?

There are 327 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday April 15th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 15, 2005?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on April 15, 2005.

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April 15, 2005: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 15, 2005:

  • Pascuala Dominguez

    Pascuala Dominguez was a celebrated Nicaraguan poet whose work explored themes of social justice and political resistance.

  • Lavaeh Khodabakhsh

    Lavaeh Khodabakhsh was a renowned Iranian painter whose vibrant and abstract works gained international recognition.

  • Lavaeh Farhadi

    Lavaeh Farhadi was a renowned Iranian painter known for her vibrant and expressive abstract works.

  • John Fred

    American singer-songwriter (d. 2005).

  • Guinn Bates

    Guinn Bates was an acclaimed American novelist whose works often explored themes of identity and social justice.

  • Art Cross
  • Jaime Fernández
  • Carlos Muñoz Arosa
  • Peter Cargill
  • Gloria Morell

What famous deaths happened on April 15th?

Famous deaths on April 15th:

  • Greta Garbo
    Greta Garbo

    Swedish-american actress, one the most famous and magical stars of the silverscreen.

  • Ranjit Chowdhry
    Ranjit Chowdhry

    Indian actor known for his work in Bollywood and Hollywood films.

  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet

    French novelist, playwright, and poet.

  • Clifton James
    Clifton James

    Spokane, washington -- actor.

  • Pedro Infante
    Pedro Infante

    Mexican singer and actor.

  • Jonathan Crombie
    Jonathan Crombie

    Canadian-american screenwriter and actor (d. 2015).

  • Richard Conte
    Richard Conte

    Actor (four just men jean arthur show), died at 65.

  • Esther Minciotti
    Esther Minciotti

    Dies at 74.

  • Wallace Beery
    Wallace Beery

    American film actor.

  • Abrham Lincoln

    16th President of the United States who led the country during the American Civil War.

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April 15, 2005: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 15, 2005:

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
  • Arirang Festival is held in North Korea to commemorate Kim Il-sung's birth.
  • Blessed Waltman of Antwerp
  • Ancient Latvia ? Tipsa Diena was observed.
  • Roman Empire ? the Fordicia was celebrated in honor of Terra.

Saints celebrated on April 15, 2005:

  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • Saint Hunna.
  • Saint Basilissa
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April 15, 2005: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 15, 2005 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 11th and April 17th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


April 15, 2005: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 15, 2005 was Candy Shop by 50 Cent, according to the music chart for the week April 11th and April 17th.

April 15, 2005: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on April 15, 2005 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 11th and April 17th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Candy Shop
  2. - Hate It Or Love It
  3. - Since U Been Gone
  4. - Obsession (No Es Amor)
  5. - Lonely

April 15, 2005: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on April 15, 2005 was (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay, according to the music chart for the week April 11th and April 17th.

April 15, 2005: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on April 15, 2005 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 11th and April 17th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - (Is This The Way To) Amarillo
  2. - Let Me Love You youtube
  3. - Switch
  4. - Candy Shop
  5. - All About You / You've Got A Friend

April 15, 2005: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on April 15, 2005 was Hate It Or Love It by The Game Featuring 50 Cent, according to the R&B music chart for the week April 11th and April 17th.

April 15, 2005: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on April 15, 2005 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week April 11th and April 17th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Hate It Or Love It
  2. - Candy Shop
  3. - Truth Is
  4. - Ordinary People
  5. - 1 Thing

April 15, 2005: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on April 15, 2005 was Aire by Intocable, according to the Latin music chart for the week April 11th and April 17th.

April 15, 2005: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on April 15, 2005 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week April 11th and April 17th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Aire
  2. - La Camisa Negra
  3. - Hoy Como Ayer
  4. - La Sorpresa
  5. - Obsesion (No Es Amor)

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April 15, 2005: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 15, 2005 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Illusionist

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Country: United States of America

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Garth Jennings

Starring: Martin Freeman, Yasiin Bey, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel

Country: United States of America

Saved!

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

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly

Country: United States of America

A Lot Like Love

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Nigel Cole

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Taryn Manning, Aimee Garcia

Country: United States of America

April 15, 2005: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 15, 2005 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Loveless

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Andrey Zvyagintsev

The Contender

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Josh Baldwin

Vier Frauen und ein Todesfall

Release year: 2005

The Lance Krall Show

The Lance Krall Show

Release year: 2005

Written by:

Starring: Lance Krall, Sarah Baker, Phil Cater, Annie Humphrey

Country: United States of America

American Dragon: Jake Long

American Dragon: Jake Long

Release year: 2005

Country: United States of America

April 15, 2005: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on April 15, 2005 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

With No One As Witness by Elizabeth George

With No One As Witness

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"[A] juicy serial killer whodunit."--USA Today"Delicately textured...achingly compassionate....It's one of George's best, and that's saying something."--Seattle Times The 13th novel in Elizabeth George's acclaimed, New York Times bestselling Inspector Linley crime

The Purpose-Driven Life by Rick Warren

The Purpose-Driven Life

By:

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Blind Alley by Iris Johansen

Blind Alley

By:

Iris Johansen is the New York Times bestseller for Firestorm. She returns with a psychological thriller that's so frightening and so fast-paced it will leave you unable to hold your breath until the next shock.

Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

Prep

By:

Prep is Curtis Sittenfeld’s debut novel. It's an insightful and achingly funny story about coming-of age.

Star Wars Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Stover

Star Wars Revenge of the Sith

By:

Limited Edition SIGNED (1 of 1000) Hardcover in Slipcase

April 15, 2005: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on April 15, 2005 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Brine Lacrosse

Brine Lacrosse

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SkyZone Entertainment

Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening

Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening

Platform: PlayStation 2 Microsoft Windows (Special Edition) PlayStation 3 (HD) Xbox 360 (HD)

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

Demon Chaos

Demon Chaos

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Hack and slash, Action

Publisher: Genki, Konami

Cross Racing Championship Extreme 2005

Cross Racing Championship Extreme 2005

Platform: PC

Publisher: Invictus Games

Buzz!

Buzz!

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Who was the US President on April 15, 2005?

On April 15, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 2005?

On April 15, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

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What is special about April 15th?

April 15th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 15th day of the month of April. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on April 15th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 pulitzer prize: annapolis daily newspaper the capital was awarded a pulitzer prize in recognition of its coverage of the mass shooting at its offices on june 28, 2018. five of its employees were killed.
  • 2018 - Poisoning yulia and sergei skripal: the uk leader of opposition jeremy corbyn asks for "incontrovertible evidence" to prove russia's guilt. boris johnson, foreign secretary, responds that it is "quite exceptional" to question russian involvement.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war, 2017 aleppo suicide car bombing: a bomb explodes on a bus carrying refugees from pro-government villages al-fu'ah (and kafriya) near aleppo. more than 100 people are injured. (bbc),

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What happened in 2005?

2005 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Police kill Jean Charles de Menezes as they begin to hunt for London Bombers who were responsible for the 7/7/2005 London bombings and 21/7/2005 London bombings.
  • Yasser Aramfat is replaced as the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization by elections. Rawhi Fattouh succeeds him.
  • Donald Kagin and Steven Contursi purchased the rare (US) 1787 Brasher Gold Doubloon for US$2,990,000. This is the third highest auction price for a rare coin.

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What was the calendar for April 2005?

April 2005 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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