Monday July 18, 2005

US date format: 7/18/2005, UK date format: 18/7/2005

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 July people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK Ghetto Gospel by 2Pac featuring Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Pride & Prejudice, directed by Joe Wright, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while Three Nights In August by Buzz Bissinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Outrageous Fortune. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Drill Dozer or ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 18, 2005?


Holidays

  • Uruguay - Constitution Day

Events

  • Eight former Serbian secret police officers, and supporters of Slobodan Milošević, have been found guilty of the murder of former President Ivan Stambolić and sentenced to between 15 and 40 years in prison. (BBC)
  • The Federal Constitutional Court, the highest Court in Germany, has ordered the release of Mamoun Darkazanli who has been accused by Spain of having funded the September 11, 2001 attacks. (BBC)
  • Hurricane Emily slams into the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. Tens of thousands of tourists and residents were evacuated from the beach resorts in and around Cancún and Cozumel in the state of Quintana Roo. (BBC), (CBC), (Reuters)
  • In Taiwan, authorities evacuate hundreds of people when Typhoon Haitang hits the country. The typhoon is heading towards Okinawa (Taipei Times) (Channel News Asia) (Japan Today) (Bloomberg)
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Movies

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Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice

Directed by: Joe Wright

Starring: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States of America

Lady Vengeance

Lady Vengeance

Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Yeong-ae Lee, Min-sik Choi, Shi-hoo Kim, Yea-young Kwon

The Big White

The Big White

Directed by: Mark Mylod

Starring: Robin Williams, Giovanni Ribisi, Holly Hunter, Tim Blake Nelson

Death Tunnel

Death Tunnel

Directed by: Philip Adrian Booth

Starring: Steffany Huckaby, Melanie Lewis, Yolanda Pecoraro, Kristin Novak

Little Fish

Little Fish

Directed by: Rowan Woods

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving, Martin Henderson

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Outrageous Fortune

Outrageous Fortune

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Time Bomb

Time Bomb

Directed by: Erin Berry

Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby

Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby

Starring: David McPhail, Paul McLaughlin, Jason Hoyte, Tandi Wright

Country: New Zealand

R U the Girl?

R U the Girl?

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations

Days to next July 18

If July 18, 2005 is your birthday you're 15 years, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Three Nights In August by Buzz Bissinger

Three Nights In August

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Three Nights in August captures the strategic and emotional complexities of baseball's quintessential form, the three-game series. As the St. Louis Cardinals battle their archrival Chicago Cubs, we watch from the

Confessions Of A Video Vixen by Karrine Steffans

Confessions Of A Video Vixen

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Part tell-all, part cautionary tale, this emotionally charged memoir from a former video vixen nicknamed 'Superhead' goes beyond the glamour of celebrity to reveal the inner workings of the hip-hop dancer

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

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LENA, CARMEN, BRIDGET, and Tibby have been through a lot together. But even after traveling across the world to keep these four very different friends connected, the pants remain strong, uncuffed—and remarkably flattering.

Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs

Cross Bones

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The key to a modern murder lies in the sands of history. Examining a badly decomposed corpse is de rigueur for forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan.

Dance Of Death by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Dance Of Death

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Agent Pendergast has become one of crime fiction's most endearing characters. His greatest enemy is one who has stalked him all of his life, his cunning and diabolical brother Diogenes.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Animaniacs: Lights, Camera, Action!

Animaniacs: Lights, Camera, Action!

Platform: Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ignition Entertainment

Crazy Machines

Crazy Machines

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Nintendo DS, iOS, Wii

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Novitas Publishing DTP Entertainment Pepper Games Viva Media

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano

Platform: PlayStation 2[1] Xbox[2] Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Valcon Games (PS2) [1] Black Bean Games (Xbox)

Drill Dozer

Drill Dozer

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action/Platform

Publisher: Nintendo

ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails

ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Sony Computer Entertainment America; EU SouthPeak Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $58.02
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $41.41
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.71
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.38
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $81.99

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 111.91 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2151 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2941 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 134.84 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6892 GBP

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