Friday December 23, 2005

US date format: 12/23/2005, UK date format: 23/12/2005

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on December 23, 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 December people in US were listening to Run It! by Chris Brown. In UK Hung Up by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The New World, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2005 while A Million Little Pieces by James Fre was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battalion Wars or Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 23, 2005?


Holidays

  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
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Events

  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld announces the first in an expected series of troop drawdowns following the Iraqi elections.
  • An Azeri passenger jet crashed after taking off from the Azerbaijan capital, Baku. (BBC)
  • Different sources report that Chadian president Idriss Déby has said his country is in a state of either "war" or "belligerence" with Sudan following a recent rebel attack in which around 100 people were killed. (BBC) (Reuters)
  • The 2012 Summer Olympics may have been given to London by a voting error, a senior IOC official theorised. (BBC)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The New World

The New World

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale

Country: United States of America

River's End

River's End

Release year: 2005

Directed by: William Katt

Starring: Barry Corbin, Sam Huntington, Caroline Goodall, Charles Robinson

Tan Lines

Tan Lines

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ed Aldridge

Starring: Jack Baxter, Lorena Arancibia, Jed Clarke, Curtis Dickson

Life of the Party

Life of the Party

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Barra Grant

Starring: Eion Bailey, Ellen Pompeo, Clifton Collins Jr., John Ales

Lucky 13

Lucky 13

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Chris Hall

Starring: Brad Hunt, Harland Williams, Lauren Graham, Sasha Alexander

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 23, 2005?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Don't Forget About Usyoutube
  2. - I Think They Like Me
  3. - One Wish
  4. - Be Without You
  5. - Run It!youtube

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Amor Eterno
  2. - Rompe
  3. - Ella Y Yo
  4. - Ven Bailalo
  5. - Rakata
Sport Games on December 23, 2005

Sport Games on December 23, 2005


League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Yeovil - Bournemouth : 1 - 1
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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How old am I?

If December 23, 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 December 2005?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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A Million Little Pieces by James Fre

A Million Little Pieces

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Memoir: At 23, Frey spent six weeks in rehab; Oprah's Book Club, announced Sept. 2005; new editions will have an author's note saying Frey ?€œembellished many details?€?. (P, Anchor)

At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks

At First Sight

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Nicholas Sparks comes a novel that beautifully portrays how the emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.There

The Truth (With Jokes) by Al Franken

The Truth (With Jokes)

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Al Franken’s landmark bestseller, Lies (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them): A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right, was praised as a “bitterly funny assault” (zThe New York Times)

Forever Odd by Dean Koontz

Forever Odd

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Every so often a character so captures the hearts and imaginations of readers that he seems to take on a life of his own long after the final page is turned.

Light from Heaven by Jan Karon

Light from Heaven

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The ninth novel in the beloved Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good Father Tim Kavanagh has been asked to "come up higher" more than once.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battalion Wars

Battalion Wars

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan

Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Harem, Romance

Publisher: IF Mate

Angel's Feather

Angel's Feather

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Yaoi / Shōnen-ai.

Publisher: BlueImpact, Studio e.go! (PC/PS2) KID (PS2)

Dino Master

Dino Master

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

Caterpillar Construction Tycoon

Caterpillar Construction Tycoon

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $56.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $74.17
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.52
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.56
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $84.00

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 116.29 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1658 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3129 CHF
  • 1 USD = 8.0758 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 137.94 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 23, 2005?

On December 23, 2005 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 23, 2005?

On December 23, 2005 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 23, 2005?

On December 23, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 23, 2005?

On December 23, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 23, 2005?

On December 23, 2005 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on December 23, 2005?

Famous people died on December 23, 2005 include, Norman D Vaughan, Lajos Baroti.

What was the number one song in December 23, 2005?

The number one song in the week of December 23, 2005 was Run It! by Chris Brown in US and Hung Up by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on December 23, 2005?

The top hits on December 23, 2005 were Run It! by Chris Brown, Don't Forget About Us by Mariah Carey, Laffy Taffy by D4L in US and Hung Up by Madonna, StickWitU by The Pussycat Dolls, You Raise Me Up by Westlife in UK.