Sunday August 21, 2005

US date format: 8/21/2005, UK date format: 21/8/2005

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 21, 2005). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Origin In Death by J. D. Robb was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beautiful People. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Advent Rising or Archer Maclean's Mercury.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Serenity

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Tudyk

Country: United States of America

The Brothers Grimm

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci, Petr Ratimec

The Cave

Directed by: Bruce Hunt

Starring: Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut, Cole Hauser, Eddie Cibrian

Undiscovered

Directed by: Meiert Avis

Starring: Kip Pardue, Carrie Fisher, Shannyn Sossamon, Pell James

Supercross

Directed by: Steve Boyum

Starring: Steve Howey, Mike Vogel, Sophia Bush, Cameron Richardson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 21, 2005?


    Holidays

  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held

    Events

  • More than 800,000 people joined Pope Benedict XVI for the concluding Mass of World Youth Day 2005 in Cologne, Germany. (CNN) The next World Youth Day was announced to be held in Sydney, Australia in 2008. BlueAirNews News
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 21, 2005?


    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Mariah Carey - We Belong Together
  2. Let Me Hold You - Bow Wow Featuring Omarion
  3. Destiny's Child - Cater 2 U
  4. Fantasia - Free Yourself
  5. Lyfe Jennings - Must Be Nice
  6. Gold Digger - Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
  7. Pimpin' All Over The World - Ludacris Featuring Bobby Valentino
  8. Bow Wow Featuring Ciara - Like You
  9. Teairra Mari - Make Her Feel Good
  10. Lose Control - Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop

    Top #1 Latin songs

  1. La Tortura - Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz
Sport Games on August 21, 2005

Sport Games on August 21, 2005


TV Series

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

Beautiful People

Directed by: Jasmin Dizdar

Outrageous Fortune

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Time Bomb

Directed by: Erin Berry

Sensitive Skin

Casualty @ Holby City

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2005?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

Origin In Death

By: J. D. Robb

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

Confessions Of A Video Vixen

By: Karrine Steffans

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 Historian

By: Elizabeth Kostova

To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters.

Lifeguard

By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

The wildest thriller yet from "one of America's most influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a luxurious Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams.

Freakonomics

By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Windows; Xbox; OnLive

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

MX vs. ATV

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii, OnLive, OS X, Linux, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Genre: Off-road racing

Publisher: THQ (2005-2013) Nordic Games (2013-present)

Pac-Pix

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo GameCube; PlayStation 2; Xbox; PlayStation Portable; N-Gage; mobile phone

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Activision

Archer Maclean's Mercury

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: EU / NA Ignition Entertainment; JP SCEI


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