Wednesday March 16, 2005

US date format: 3/16/2005, UK date format: 16/3/2005

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on March 16, 2005). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Candy Shop by 50 Cent. In UK Over And Over by Nelly featuring Tim McGraw was in the top 5 hits. Guess Who, directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Blood Brother by Anne Bird was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Contender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cloud or Another Century's Episode.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2005, at March 16 across the years or at March 2005 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 16, 2005?


Holidays

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
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Events

  • Israel officially handed over Jericho to Palestinian control.
  • Israel formally hands Jericho to Palestinian Authority control, which is likely to strengthen Mahmoud Abbas. The PA will resume security control over the city and will have to make sure that wanted militants will remain in check. (Yahoo!)(BBC)
  • Anti-fascist protesters in the center of Riga, Latvia, end up in custody after trying to stop the annual march of Waffen-SS veterans and young radical nationalists. (BBC)
  • Russia announces that it will pay US$10 m to the people who betrayed Chechen separatist leader Aslan Maskhadov, who was killed by Russian special forces. (The Guardian)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Green Street Hooligans

Green Street Hooligans

Directed by: Lexi Alexander

Starring: Elijah Wood, Charlie Hunnam, Claire Forlani, Marc Warren

Country: United States of America

Frozen Land

Frozen Land

Directed by: Aku Louhimies

Starring: Jasper Pääkkönen, Mikko Leppilampi, Pamela Tola, Petteri Summanen

Paradise Now

Paradise Now

Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad

Starring: Kais Nashif, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Hamza Abu-Aiaash

Brick

Brick

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lukas Haas, Emilie de Ravin, Meagan Good

Country: United States of America

Hustle & Flow

Hustle & Flow

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Starring: Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16, 2005?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Candy Shop
  2. - Let Me Love Youyoutube
  3. - How We Do
  4. - Truth Is
  5. - Lovers And Friends

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Hoy Como Ayer
  2. - Aire
  3. - Te Buscaria
  4. - Algo Esta Cambiando
  5. - Volverte A Ver
Sport Games on March 16, 2005

Sport Games on March 16, 2005


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Standard - Louvieroise : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of March 16, 2005

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Dresden - FC Koln : 2 - 1
  • Saarbrucken - Karlsruhe : 3 - 4
See all Football game results of March 16, 2005

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Getafe : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of March 16, 2005

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Sochaux - Metz : 2 - 1
  • St Etienne - Ajaccio : 3 - 0
  • Strasbourg - Monaco : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of March 16, 2005

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Contender

The Contender

Directed by: Josh Baldwin

Vier Frauen und ein Todesfall

Vier Frauen und ein Todesfall

Tilt

Tilt

Directed by: Kasra Farahani

Committed

Committed

Directed by: Stelana Kliris

The Office

The Office

Written by:

Starring: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If March 16th, 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 Killing Club by Marcie Walsh with Michael Malone

The Killing Club

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A New York Times Bestseller An Edgar Award-winning Author Suspenseful, romantic, and filled with humor, The Killing Club is a mystery "written" by popular One Life to Live character Marcie Walsh

Survivor In Death by J. D. Robb

Survivor In Death

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No affairs. No criminal connections. No DNA. No clues. Lieutenant Eve Dallas may be the best cop in the city—not to mention having the lavish resources of her husband Roarke at

The Rising by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

The Rising

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The Rising begins a new Left Behind series that will give you a glimpse into the lives of your favorite characters before the Rapture. Have you ever wondered what life was like before the Rapture for Rayford, Irene, and Chloe …

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

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The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in …

Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

Prep

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Curtis Sittenfeld’s debut novel, Prep, is an insightful, achingly funny coming-of-age story as well as a brilliant dissection of class, race, and gender in a hothouse of adolescent angst and ambition.Lee

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cloud

Cloud

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle video game

Publisher: USC Interactive Media Division

Bratz: Rock Angelz

Bratz: Rock Angelz

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo GameCube Game Boy Advance Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

Atomic Cannon

Atomic Cannon

Platform: Windows Mac OS X Windows Mobile

Genre: Artillery game

Another Century's Episode

Another Century's Episode

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto

Dance Praise

Dance Praise

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X iOS

Genre: Dance video game

Publisher: Digital Praise

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $41.21
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.82
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.81
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $90.74

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 104.13 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2046 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1521 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 139.71 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6965 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 16, 2005?

On March 16, 2005 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 16, 2005?

On March 16, 2005 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 16, 2005?

On March 16, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 16, 2005?

On March 16, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 16, 2005?

On March 16, 2005 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on March 16, 2005?

Famous people died on March 16, 2005 include, Todd Bell, Anthony George, Ralph Erskine.

What was the number one song in March 16, 2005?

The number one song in the week of March 16, 2005 was Candy Shop by 50 Cent in US and Over And Over by Nelly featuring Tim McGraw in UK.

What were the top hits on March 16, 2005?

The top hits on March 16, 2005 were Candy Shop by 50 Cent, Boulevard Of Broken Dreams by Green Day, Let Me Love You by Mario in US and Over And Over by Nelly featuring Tim McGraw, All About You / You've Got A Friend by McFly, Get Right by Jennifer Lopez in UK.


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