Friday October 21, 2005: on this day

About October 21st, 2005, in brief:

  • Historical events: Lyn Knight sells Series 1890 $1000 US Treasury "Grand Watermelon” note for record US$1,092,500
  • Day of the week: October 21st, 2005 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra (in western zodiac), Rooster (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Louis Koo, Ken Watanabe
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: Gold Digger by Kanye West
  • #1 UK song: Push The Button by Sugababes
  • Popular movie: Serenity directed by Joss Whedon

More about October 21st, 2005? See below for more news and curiosities on October 21st, 2005.

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What day of the week was October 21, 2005?


October 21, 2005 was a Friday and it was the 294th day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 21, 2005 can also be written as 10/21/2005 in the US and as 21/10/2005 in UK and Europe.

October 21, 2005 in October 2005 calendar

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October 21, 2005: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 21, 2005:

  • Lyn knight sells series 1890 $1000 us treasury "grand watermelon” note for record us$1,092,500
  • Celebrations are held across the united kingdom to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of trafalgar.
  • Israeli-palestinian conflict : israeli soldiers killed two palestinians in west bank, after they attacked a vehicle of the israeli defence forces in tulkarm.
  • Inmarsat, a telecommunications company, plans to launch the second super-satellite in a series of two into geosynchronous orbit. they are expected to be amongst the most powerful commercial satellites for communications. they can beam broadband data and voice services almost anywhere on the globe.
  • Croatia has been confirmed to have avian influenza. sixteen of twelve swans infected with the h5 virus. they were found in the vicinity of orahovica. they may have arrived from an unknown country in the european union.
  • The australian quarantine and inspection service discovered antibodies of avian flu and newcastle diseases in pigeons brought from canada to melbourne by the australian quarantine and inspection service, which led to a blanket ban all imports of live birds from canada.
  • Avian influenza was found in a parrot who died in quarantine in england. it is not known if this is the deadly strain h5n1.
  • Saadoun saughaiyer al-janabi is the defense lawyer for awad hamed al-bandar in al-dujail's trial. he was kidnapped by unknown assailants on thursday night and shot to death near a baghdad mosque. ap
  • Portsmouth, uk: the parents of a brain-damaged child won a partial victory in their legal battle for her resuscitation by doctors if she becomes seriously ill.
  • Detlev mehlis, a united nations investigator, has revealed that senior members of the syrian-lebanese governments participated in the assassination attempt on former prime minister rafik haridi.
  • To commemorate the 200th anniversary of battle of trafalgar, a ceremony is held in portsmouth (uk); other events include queen elizabeth ii lighting one of many national beacons.
  • A magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes izmir in turkey, injuring 15 and causing one fatal heart attack. this is the fourth powerful tremor of this week.
  • Images of the dwarf planet eris are taken and subsequently used in documenting its discovery.

October 21, 2005: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 21, 2005: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on October 21, 2005:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $55.28
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $56.84
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.93
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.95
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $83.08

Exchange Rates on October 21, 2005:

  • 1 USD = 115.9 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.188 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2921 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 138.49 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6758 GBP

October 21, 2005: What were the main match results that day?

Jupiler League - Football (Belgium)

  • Standard - Charleroi : 1 - 0

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • Aachen - Offenbach : 0 - 1
  • Bochum - Freiburg : 4 - 0
  • Burghausen - Dresden : 1 - 0
  • Paderborn - Braunschweig : 3 - 0

Division 2 - Football (France)

  • Clermont - Caen : 0 - 3
  • Dijon - Montpellier : 2 - 2
  • Grenoble - Gueugnon : 3 - 0
  • Guingamp - Chateauroux : 0 - 1
  • Laval - Amiens : 2 - 1

Championship - Football (United Kingdom)

  • Leeds - Sheffield United : 1 - 1

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October 21, 2005: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 21st is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 21, 2005: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Rooster chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 21, 2005 is Rooster and the associated element is Wood.

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October 21, 2005: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 21, 2005 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 21, 2005 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 21, 2005 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 72% full, rising at 08:39 pm and setting at 12:57 pm.

The previous full moon was on Oct 17, 2005 while the next full moon would come on Nov 16, 2005.

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Who was born on October 21, 2005?


Famous people born on October 21, 2005:

  • Leah Hayes

Whose famous birthday is on October 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 21st:

  • Louis Koo
    Louis Koo

    Louis koo is a hong kong actor and singer known for his roles in popular action films and tv dramas.

  • Ken Watanabe
    Ken Watanabe

    Ken watanabe is a japanese actor known for his roles in films such as the last samurai and inception.

  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher

    American actress, author and playwright, debbie reynolds is the daughter of eddie fisher and debbie reynolds, who are also noted family...

  • Patti Davis
    Patti Davis

    American writer, nancy davis, is the daughter of ronald reagan.

  • Aaron Tveit
    Aaron Tveit

    Stage actor.

  • Charlotte Sullivan
    Charlotte Sullivan

    Canadian actress.

  • Glen Powell
    Glen Powell

    Glen powell is a tv actor known for his roles in popular tv shows such as 'scream queens' and 'everybody wants some!!'.

  • Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman
    Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

    Jeffrey bowyer-chapman is a canadian actor known for his role in the television series 'unreal'.

  • Matt Dallas
    Matt Dallas

    Matt dallas is an american actor known for his role as kyle in the tv series kyle xy.

  • Blanca Suárez
    Blanca Suárez

    Spanish actress known for her roles in TV series and films.

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How old is someone born on October 21, 2005?


Someone born on October 21, 2005 is:

18 years 6 months old,

or 222 months and 28 days old,

or 969 weeks and 2 days old,

or 6785 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 21, 2005?

There are 155 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday October 21st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 21, 2005?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on October 21, 2005.

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October 21, 2005: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 21, 2005:

  • Carla Castellani
  • Forbes Gentleman
  • Lou Rossini

What famous deaths happened on October 21st?

Famous deaths on October 21st:

  • Maxene Andrews
    Maxene Andrews

    American soprano singer and middle child of three siblings, the andrews sisters.

  • Marty Ingels
    Marty Ingels

    American actor and comedian (d. 2015).

  • Marie McDonald
    Marie McDonald

    Singer/actress (promises promises) dies from overdose at 42.

  • Jash Chopra

    Legendary filmmaker known for romantic movies.

  • Jaking Kerouac

    Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet, best known for his novel On the Road.

  • Jhace Kerouac

    Jhace Kerouac was a key figure in the Beat Generation, known for his spontaneous, stream-of-consciousness writing style in novels like 'On...

  • Benjerman Bradlee

    Former executive editor of The Washington Post during the Watergate scandal.

  • Paisly Fitzgerald

    Paisly Fitzgerald was an American novelist and short story writer who was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance literary movement.

  • Jarl Hjalmarson

    Swedish politician known for his contributions to the Moderate Party.

  • Pietra Aretino

    Pietra Aretino was an Italian Renaissance poet and playwright known for his satirical and controversial writings.

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October 21, 2005: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 21, 2005:

  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
  • Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
  • Diwali in India (2006)
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October 21, 2005: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 21, 2005 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 17th and October 23rd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 21, 2005: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 21, 2005 was Gold Digger by Kanye West, according to the music chart for the week October 17th and October 23rd.

October 21, 2005: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 21, 2005 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 17th and October 23rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Gold Digger
  2. - Photograph
  3. - Shake It Off
  4. - My Humps
  5. - Like You

October 21, 2005: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 21, 2005 was Push The Button by Sugababes, according to the music chart for the week October 17th and October 23rd.

October 21, 2005: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 21, 2005 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 17th and October 23rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Push The Button
  2. - Don't Cha
  3. - We Be Burnin'
  4. - Tripping

October 21, 2005: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 21, 2005 was Soul Survivor by Young Jeezy Featuring Akon, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 17th and October 23rd.

October 21, 2005: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 21, 2005 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 17th and October 23rd. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Soul Survivor
  2. - Gold Digger
  3. - Like You
  4. - Shake It Off
  5. - Run It! youtube

October 21, 2005: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on October 21, 2005 was La Tortura by Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz, according to the Latin music chart for the week October 17th and October 23rd.

October 21, 2005: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on October 21, 2005 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week October 17th and October 23rd. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - La Tortura
  2. - Solo Quedate En Silencio
  3. - Ella Y Yo
  4. - Rakata
  5. - Ven Bailalo

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October 21, 2005: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 21, 2005 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Serenity

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Joss Whedon

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

Country: United States of America

The Illusionist

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Country: United States of America

A History of Violence

Release year: 2005

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt

Country: United States of America

Saved!

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

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly

Country: United States of America

October 21, 2005: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 21, 2005 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Alborada

Release year: 2005

Trollz

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ron Thornton

Beautiful People

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Jasmin Dizdar

Masters of Horror

Masters of Horror

Release year: 2005

Country: United States of America

American Dragon: Jake Long

American Dragon: Jake Long

Release year: 2005

Country: United States of America

October 21, 2005: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 21, 2005 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Assassins by Oliver North and Joe Musser

The Assassins

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Jihadists attacked multiple targets in Saudi Arabia shortly after the sixth anniversary the September 11th attacks. They destroyed oil pumping equipment, shut down pipelines and assassinated most of them.

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

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PREMIUM MASS Market Edition #1 Worldwide Bestseller - More Than 80 Million Copies Sold. The Da Vinci Code is an extraordinary reading experience that millions around the world have discovered.

The Year Of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

The Year Of Magical Thinking

By:

A stunning book by one of America's most iconic writers. Joan Didion shares a deeply personal, yet universal experience. It is a portrait of a married life and a relationship.

Gabriel'S Angel by Nora Roberts

Gabriel'S Angel

By:

Laura Malone, a pregnant woman, is on the run to save her unborn baby. She finds herself alone and stranded with Gabriel Bradley. They form a bond after he provides shelter.

The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly

The Lincoln Lawyer

By:

Michael Connelly's #1 best-selling legal thriller is a remarkable display of novelistic mastery. It is as humane, gripping, and whiplash-surprising, as any novel by the author Publishers.

October 21, 2005: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 21, 2005 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Nicktoons Unite!

Nicktoons Unite!

Platform: Nintendo GameCube PlayStation 2 Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS Xbox (cancelled)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ Nick Games Neko Entertainment

Dead to Rights II

Dead to Rights II

Platform: Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco Electronic Arts (EU; PC)

Down in Flames

Down in Flames

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Battlefront.com

Democracy

Democracy

Platform: Linux, Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Positech Games, Tri-Synergy

Star Wars: Republic Commando

Star Wars: Republic Commando

Platform: Xbox, Microsoft Windows, mobile phone

Genre: Tactical shooter, first-person shooter

Publisher: JP Electronic Arts; NA LucasArts; EU Activision; NA THQ Wireless (Mobile)

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Who was the US President on October 21, 2005?

On October 21, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 21, 2005?

On October 21, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 21, 2005?

On October 21, 2005 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about October 21st?

October 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 21st, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 yilan train crash: a train in yilan county, taiwan derails and leaves at least 18 people dead and 187 injured.
  • 2017 - War in somalia: 14 oct 2017 mogadishu bombings. somalia's worst terror attack has now claimed 358 lives, making it the fifth most deadly terror attack in history.
  • 2016 - Iraqi civil war (2014-2017: isil militants attack government buildings, police stations and a power plant in kirkuk, iraqi kurdistan. hundreds of people are killed.

Find out more about October 21st

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What happened in 2005?

2005 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Police kill Jean Charles de Menezes as they begin to hunt for London Bombers who were responsible for the 7/7/2005 London bombings and 21/7/2005 London bombings.
  • Yasser Aramfat is replaced as the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization by elections. Rawhi Fattouh succeeds him.
  • Donald Kagin and Steven Contursi purchased the rare (US) 1787 Brasher Gold Doubloon for US$2,990,000. This is the third highest auction price for a rare coin.

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What was the calendar for October 2005?

October 2005 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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