Wednesday November 16, 2005: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 11/16/2005, UK date format: 16/11/2005

November 16th, 2005 was the 320th day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Mariam Mamadashvili and Harry McDermott.

The number one song in US was Gold Digger by Kanye West. You Raise Me Up by Westlife was #1 song in the UK.

The Illusionist, directed by Neil Burger, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2005 while The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Wild Country. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Banjo-Pilot or Battlefield 2.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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November 16, 2005 Events

What happened on November 16, 2005?

Historical Events

  • During fighting between Kurdish PKK rebels and Turkish police, 1 person is killed and 15 are hurt in Hakkari Province, Turkey.
  • Blaise Compaore, the incumbent in the 2005 Burkina Faso presidential election, celebrates his victory several days before the official release of the results. Opposition officials and international watchdogs allege widespread vote-rigging.
  • The People's Republic of China's Health Ministry announces the first confirmed and suspected cases of avian influenza in China in Hunan Province and Anhui.
  • Despite opposition from many countries, the United States government won its battle to maintain its supervision authority over the internet via the ICANN.
  • Prior to the arrival of Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense of the United States, at the 17th Annual AUS-MIN Meeting, major areas of Adelaide were "locked down".
  • After a win over Uruguay in 1974, Australia is now eligible for the FIFA World Cup.
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What happened on November 16 in history? Find out the list of November 16th major events

What was 2005 famous for? Discover everything about 2005


November 16, 2005 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on November 16, 2005?

Other November 16th famous birthdays

  • Lisa Bonet

    American actress who played Bill Cosby’s daughter in his television series, "The Bill Cosby show.

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal

    American actress.

  • American author and explorer, who spent 25 years studying the ontological foundations and ethno-pharmacology for spiritual transformation.

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How old am I?

If November 16, 2005 is your birthday you are 17 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on November 16.

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November 16, 2005 Famous Deaths

Who died on November 16, 2005?

Other November 16th famous deaths

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November 16, 2005 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Scorpio personality

Who should a Scorpio marry?

Babies born in November are either Scorpio or Sagittarius. People born before November 21st are Scorpio, while people born from November 22nd have the sign of Sagittarius

Personality of November born

Chinese Zodiac

Rooster chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rooster

Element: Wood

Rooster personality

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November 16, 2005 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was November 16, 2005?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

November 16th marks the 319th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2005.

There are 45 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


November 16, 2005 Holidays and Observances

What is special on November 16, 2005?


  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance [UNESCO]
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
  • Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)


  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
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Music charts

What was the number one song on November 16, 2005? Which were the top hits on November 16, 2005?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Gold Digger
  2. - Run It!youtube
  3. - My Humps
  4. - Soul Survivor
  5. - Photograph

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - You Raise Me Up
  2. - Hung Up
  3. - I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
  4. - Push The Button
  5. - Don't Cha

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Run It!youtube
  2. - Soul Survivor
  3. - Girl Tonite
  4. - I Think They Like Me
  5. - I Should Have Cheated

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - La Tortura
  2. - Rakata
  3. - Cuentale
  4. - Amor Eterno
  5. - Ella Y Yo

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Illusionist

The Illusionist

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Neil Burger

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

Country: United States of America



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

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



Release year: 2005

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Rooker, Don Thompson

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2005

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Wild Country

Wild Country

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Craig Strachan



Release year: 2005



Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ron Thornton

American Dragon: Jake Long

American Dragon: Jake Long

Release year: 2005

Country: United States of America

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly

The Lincoln Lawyer


Michael Connelly's #1 best-selling legal thriller is a remarkable display of novelistic mastery. It is as humane, gripping, and whiplash-surprising, as any novel by the author Publishers.

The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

The World Is Flat


The Phenomenal #1 Bestseller is Back in New Edition

Son Of A Witch by Gregory Maguire

Son Of A Witch


Gregory Maguire's Son of a Witch continues the Wicked Years. This heroic saga tells the story of a young, determined and hapless man who may or not be the offspring of the fabled.

Saving Fish From Drowning by Amy Tan

Saving Fish From Drowning


"An adventure-filled, rollicking story. . . "packed [with] the human potential for love." -USA Today

Consent To Kill by Vince Flynn

Consent To Kill


#1 New York Times bestselling author American Assassin--soon a major motion movie

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on November 16th, 2005 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: THQ

Battlefield 2

Battlefield 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

7 Sins

7 Sins

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Digital Jesters

Bratz: Rock Angelz

Bratz: Rock Angelz

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo GameCube Game Boy Advance Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

Brigade E5: New Jagged Union

Brigade E5: New Jagged Union

Platform: Windows

Genre: Tactical RPG


November 16, 2005 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for November 16, 2005 is Full Moon.

See Moon rising and setting times on November 16, 2005


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $56.39
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $63.15
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.48
  • General Electric GE: opens at $34.39
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $85.45

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 119.18 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1937 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3253 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.08 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 139.05 JPY

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