Friday April 22, 2005

US date format: 4/22/2005, UK date format: 22/4/2005

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on April 22, 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. Famous people born on this day include Griffin Kunitz . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Candy Shop by 50 Cent. In UK (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay was in the top 5 hits. The Baxter, directed by Michael Showalter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while True Believer by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Loveless. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan or ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2005, at April 22 across the years or at April 2005 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 22, 2005?


Holidays

  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)

Events

  • Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi apologizes for Japan's war record.
  • Rumors abound that a nuclear test by North Korea may be imminent, and that the United States is urging the People's Republic of China to pressure North Korea not to do so. (The Hindu) (Washington Post) There was no test however for over a year following.
  • Zacarias Moussaoui pleads guilty to terror charges in U.S. federal court. (Yahoo)
  • At London's Old Bailey, Saajid Badat, who had earlier pled guilty to being part of Richard Reid's shoe-bombing conspiracy, is sentenced to 13 years imprisonment. (BBC)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Green Street Hooligans

Green Street Hooligans

Directed by: Lexi Alexander

Starring: Elijah Wood, Charlie Hunnam, Claire Forlani, Marc Warren

Country: United States of America

Paradise Now

Paradise Now

Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad

Starring: Kais Nashif, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Hamza Abu-Aiaash

Brick

Brick

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lukas Haas, Emilie de Ravin, Meagan Good

Country: United States of America

Hustle & Flow

Hustle & Flow

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Starring: Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning

The Beat That My Heart Skipped

The Beat That My Heart Skipped

Directed by: Jacques Audiard

Starring: Romain Duris, Aure Atika, Emmanuelle Devos, Niels Arestrup

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 22, 2005?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Hate It Or Love It
  2. - 1 Thing
  3. - Truth Is
  4. - Candy Shop
  5. - Ordinary People

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - La Camisa Negra
  2. - Aire
  3. - Hoy Como Ayer
  4. - La Sorpresa
  5. - Obsesion (No Es Amor)
Sport Games on April 22, 2005

Sport Games on April 22, 2005


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Standard : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of April 22, 2005

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Ein Trier : 2 - 0
  • Essen - Aachen : 0 - 2
  • Karlsruhe - Erzgebirge Aue : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of April 22, 2005

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Amiens - Clermont : 1 - 1
  • Angers - Le Havre : 0 - 2
  • Dijon - Brest : 2 - 2
  • Guingamp - Reims : 2 - 0
  • Laval - Chateauroux : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of April 22, 2005

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Paris SG - Nice : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of April 22, 2005

TV Series

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

The Contender

Directed by: Josh Baldwin

Vier Frauen und ein Todesfall

Vier Frauen und ein Todesfall

Loveless

Loveless

Directed by: Andrey Zvyagintsev

The Office

The Office

Written by:

Starring: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

Country: United States of America

Doctor Who

Doctor Who

Written by:

Starring: David Tennant, Matt Smith, Billie Piper, Jenna Coleman

How old am I?

If April 22nd, 2005 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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True Believer by Nicholas Sparks

True Believer

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Part love story, part ghost story, True Believer is an unforgettable romance about believing in the impossible, trusting in fate, and unraveling the mysteries of the human heart.As

My Life So Far by Jane Fonda

My Life So Far

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“In the process of writing this book I discovered there were clear, broad, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, if I could

The Broker by John Grisham

The Broker

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn his final hours in office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison.

Conspiracy Of Fools by Kurt Eichenwald

Conspiracy Of Fools

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From an award-winning New York Times reporter comes the full, mind-boggling story of the lies, crimes, and ineptitude behind the spectacular scandal that imperiled a presidency, destroyed a marketplace, and changed

The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

The World Is Flat

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A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan

Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Harem, Romance

Publisher: IF Mate

Forza Motorsport

Forza Motorsport

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Amped 3

Amped 3

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Sports

Publisher: 2K Sports

ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails

ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Sony Computer Entertainment America; EU SouthPeak Games

Bionicle: Maze of Shadows

Bionicle: Maze of Shadows

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $59.08
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $36.80
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.05
  • General Electric GE: opens at $36.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $74.05

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 106.02 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2354 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1813 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 138.27 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6823 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 22, 2005?

On April 22, 2005 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 22, 2005?

On April 22, 2005 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 22, 2005?

On April 22, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 22, 2005?

On April 22, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 22, 2005?

On April 22, 2005 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 22, 2005?

On April 22, 2005 several famous people were born including, Griffin Kunitz.

Which famous people died on April 22, 2005?

Famous people died on April 22, 2005 include, Erika Fuchs, Norman Bird, Robert Farnon.

What was the number one song in April 22, 2005?

The number one song in the week of April 22, 2005 was Candy Shop by 50 Cent in US and (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay in UK.

What were the top hits on April 22, 2005?

The top hits on April 22, 2005 were Candy Shop by 50 Cent, Hate It Or Love It by The Game, Since U Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson in US and (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay, Let Me Love You by Mario, Switch by Will Smith in UK.


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