Wednesday November 16, 2005
US date format: 11/16/2005, UK date format: 16/11/2005
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 16, 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.
Famous people born on this day include Harry McDermott .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West.
In UK You Raise Me Up by Westlife was in the top 5 hits.
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, directed by Dan Ireland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005
while Do As I Say (Not As I Do) by Peter Schweizer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild Country.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Advent Rising or The Bible Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of 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
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- 1 person is killed, and 15 are injured in Hakkâri, Hakkari Province, Turkey during fighting between Turkish police and Kurdish PKK rebels. (Reuters)
- In the 2005 Burkina Faso presidential elections incumbent Blaise Compaoré celebrates victory several days ahead of the release of the voting results. International watchdogs and opposition officials allege widespread vote rigging. (BBC)
- The Health Ministry of the People's Republic of China announces the country's first one confirmed and one suspected cases of avian flu in humans in Hunan Province, and one confirmed case in Anhui. (BBC)
- The United States government has won its fight to keep its supervisory authority over the internet through the ICANN, despite opposition from many nations. (BBC)
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- Harry McDermott: Soap Opera Actor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 16, 2005?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chris Brown - Run It!
- Young Jeezy Featuring Akon - Soul Survivor
- Twista Featuring Trey Songz - Girl Tonite
- Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat & Bow Wow - I Think They Like Me
- Keyshia Cole - I Should Have Cheated
- Alicia Keys - Unbreakable
- Ray J - One Wish
- Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx - Gold Digger
- Trina Featuring Kelly Rowland - Here We Go
- Mariah Carey - Shake It Off
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 16If November 16, 2005 is your birthday you're 14 years, 8 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 10 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in November 2005?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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