Friday November 18, 2005: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 11/18/2005, UK date format: 18/11/2005

November 18th, 2005 was the 322nd day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Friday.

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 A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Wild Country. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 80 Days or Dragon Ball GT: Transformation.

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.

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November 18, 2005 Events

What happened on November 18, 2005?

Historical Events

  • Tropical Storm Gamma is formed from the regeneration of Tropical Depression 27 and becomes the 24th named storm in the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season.
  • Conflict in Iraq: Suicide bombings kills 74 Shia worshippers in two mosques in eastern Iraq, while two car bombs explode at Baghdad's blast wall that protects a hotel housing foreign journalists. Eight Iraqis are also killed by the bombs. Two car bombs are set off by the Baghdad interior ministry, at the heart of a scandal involving detainee abuse.
  • Suicide bombings result in the deaths of 74 Shia worshippers in two mosques in eastern Iraq. In Baghdad, two car bombs explode the blast wall that protects a hotel for foreign journalists. Eight Iraqis are also killed by two bomb blasts.
  • Two car bombs explode outside the Baghdad interior ministry building, which is at the heart of an abuse scandal involving detainees.
  • In the UK and USA, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire are released on film.

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What happened on November 18 in history? Find out the list of November 18th major events

What was 2005 famous for? Discover everything about 2005


November 18, 2005 Famous Birthdays

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How old am I?

If November 18, 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 18.

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November 18, 2005 Famous Deaths

Other November 18th famous deaths

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November 18, 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 18, 2005 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was November 18, 2005?

The day of the week was Friday.

November 18th marks the 321st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2005.

There are 43 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


November 18, 2005 Holidays and Observances

What is special on November 18, 2005?


  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
  • Oman - National Holiday
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquirá, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia


  • World Day for the Prevention of and Healing from Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Violence
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Music charts

What was the number one song on November 18, 2005? Which were the top hits on November 18, 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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A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin

A Feast for Crows


THE BOOK BEHIND SEASON FOUR OF THE ACCLAIMED HOBBY SERIES GAME of THRONES Few books have captured the imagination and earned the admiration and praise of critics and readers around the world like George R.

Marley & Me by John Grogan

Marley & Me


This is the heartwarming story of a family who lost their dog to neurotic behavior.

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner



What is more dangerous: a gun, or a swimming-pool? What does sumo wrestlers and schoolteachers have in common What does it really matter how much parents are important? These are not the typical questions an economist would ask.

A Wedding In December by Anita Shreve

A Wedding In December


Seven former schoolmates meet at an inn in Berkshire Mountains to celebrate a wedding. It is an occasion that turns into the occasion for astonishing revelations, as the friends recall a long-ago evening.

Predator by Patricia Cornwell



Dr. Kay Scarpetta investigates the disappearance of two Florida sisters. She follows clues that lead her to the psychoopathic depths of the mind of a serial killer.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on November 18th, 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?

80 Days

80 Days

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: EU Focus Home Interactive; NA Matrix Games

Dragon Ball GT: Transformation

Dragon Ball GT: Transformation

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Atari



Platform: GameCube, Wii

Genre: Platform, adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Devil Kings

Devil Kings

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

Close Combat: First to Fight

Close Combat: First to Fight

Platform: Windows Xbox Macintosh Wii

Genre: FPS

Publisher: 2K Games MacSoft (Macintosh)


November 18, 2005 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on November 18, 2005

Sport Games on November 18, 2005

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Aachen : 1 - 4
  • Braunschweig - Burghausen : 1 - 2
  • Offenbach - Karlsruhe : 1 - 3
  • Paderborn - Siegen : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of November 18, 2005


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Derby - Wolves : 0 - 3
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Accrington - Forest Green : 2 - 0
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League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swansea - Yeovil : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of November 18, 2005

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $58.10
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $65.35
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.20
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.46
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $88.00

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 119.13 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1908 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3156 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0832 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 140.13 JPY

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