Thursday August 18, 2005
US date format: 8/18/2005, UK date format: 18/8/2005
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 18, 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.
Serenity, directed by Joss Whedon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005
while The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Beautiful People.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3rd Super Robot Wars Alpha: To the End of the Galaxy or Lego Star Wars: The Video Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 18, 2005?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Dennis Rader is sentenced to 175 years in prison for the BTK serial killings.
- Massive power blackout hits the Indonesian island of Java, affecting almost 100 million people.
- Ohio Governor Bob Taft pleads no contest to four counts of filing incomplete financial disclosure statements in Columbus, Ohio and a Franklin County municipal court judge finds him guilty, fines him $4,000, and orders him to apologize publicly. Taft says he will not resign his office. (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
- A man described as Al Qaeda's leader in Saudi Arabia, Saleh Mohammed al-Aoofi, is killed in a shootout with police.(CBS) (BBC)
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 18, 2005?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
Sport Games on August 18, 2005
Division 2Football (France)
- Montpellier - Amiens : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 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?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $58.15
- Apple AAPL: opens at $46.91
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.89
- General Electric GE: opens at $34.04
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $81.10
- 1 USD = 110.51 JPY
- 1 USD = 1.2187 CAD
- 1 USD = 1.271 CHF
- 1 EUR = 134.57 JPY
- 1 EUR = 0.6787 GBP
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 18, 2005?
On August 18, 2005 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is August 18, 2005?
On August 18, 2005 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 18, 2005?
On August 18, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 18, 2005?
On August 18, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 18, 2005?
On August 18, 2005 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people died on August 18, 2005?
Famous people died on August 18, 2005 include, Christopher Bauman, Gao Xiumin.
What was the number one song in August 18, 2005?
The number one song in the week of August 18, 2005 was We Belong Together by Mariah Carey in US and You're Beautiful by James Blunt in UK.
What were the top hits on August 18, 2005?
The top hits on August 18, 2005 were We Belong Together by Mariah Carey, Don't Cha by The Pussycat Dolls, Pon de Replay by Rihanna in US and You're Beautiful by James Blunt, Bad Day by Daniel Powter, Ghetto Gospel by 2Pac featuring Elton John in UK.